I do largely agree with it however I would like to point out that a leader does not necessarily have to hold your hand to make you do things. The employee must give the effort and also work hard.
Do not always rely on your leaders and bosses, take on the responsibility yourself and make things happen. Be reliable and independent.
Article is from Sydney Morning Herald the link is below this comment post.
The comment was made by dgm. I am not sure if it is his / her work or it is a quote from somewhere else:
The boss drives his men;
the leader coaches them.
The boss inspires fear;
the leader inspires enthusiasm.
The boss says "I";
the leader says "We".
The boss assigns tasks;
the leader sets the pace.
The boss says "Get here on time!";
the leader gets there ahead of time.
The boss fixes blame for the breakdown;
the leader fixes the breakdown.
The boss knows how it's done;
the leader shows how.
The boss makes work a drudgery;
the leader makes it a game.
The boss says "Go!";
the leader says "Let's go!"
The world needs leaders,
but nobody wants a boss.
But everybody has one (