This article deals with the leadership and its relations, pointing the leader greaters of the humanity and known companies, standing out the characteristics in common they had made that them to occupy its positions and its recognized position of leadership. At a time where if it looks for to value each time more the collaborators analyzing and believing that this is a very common characteristic of the successful organizations, the faithful exercise of the leadership appears as the main challenge of the administrators who in many of the cases had not had the necessary orientation on the subject during its formation. This article has, then, the objective to present the common characteristics of a leader and to show, through classic examples, that exist vary ways to exert the leadership, but all is directly objectifying the common good. The research happened through books, magazines, sites of the Internet and dictionary. An interview was made where it was possible to analyze a manager of one appraised formosense company with the intention of to identify some characteristics in common with others you lead, its style to lead and as it exerts the power in its half one.