Today there are many definitions of leadership. For several decades now, countless books have been written, blog-posts have been posted, and conferences have been held trying to help people understand and pursue the dynamics of leadership. So many of these resources are really helpful in terms of understanding methods of leadership, but many of them lack a particular definition of and foundation for what leadership actually is. Furthermore, among those that do include a definition there is no agreement on what that definition actually is. So, what is leadership, and what is the foundation for understanding the idea of leadership?