A good leader needs to have many particular characteristics. Some of these are obvious, such as that they care about what you are doing and always puts you before themselves. Also another trait of a good leader is that they always keep promises they make. Some of the subtle attributes of a good leader are that they do not hide behind bad news. Moreover, they are easy people to talk to and they have a good if not excellent sense of humor.
In my opinion, the best leader would be one that enjoys being the leader, is anyways there when I need him or her, sets tangible milestones, always believes that I can do everything, is optimistic, gets everyone involved, wants everyone to be successful, and lastly is courageous and brave. All these characteristics describe the best leader in the world. Granted no one is perfect and therefore cannot have all those qualities mentioned above, but if you have most of those characteristics or just a few of them you still would be a pretty good leader if not a stupendous one. I do not think that there is a single person out there in the world like what I stated above because someone could be good in one area, but lack in another area and such. I sincerely believe that I have characteristics of a good leader, although some of them could be different from the more conventional ones. For example, I am a team player and care about the well being of others, I try my best to help everyone in their time of need, I am generally patient about things, and I really celebrate success in a very enthusiastic way.
I think that these qualities are good enough for me to be able to be some type of a good leader. However, I am human so I am not perfect and lack certain traits of a good leader. For instance, I often do not use language that is easy to understand because I use many "big" words, I do not really give people second chances because I feel that one chance is all they need, and also I am not the best person to communicate. Most of the time I try not to do these things, but these bad things still happen once in a while because I am frustrated or aggravated at something. For the most part, I am a calm and reasonable person that helps people out.
Overall, I am a pretty good leader in some areas and like to help others in their time of need. However, I am only a good leader depending on the situation and that is the major thing that I need to work on. Also sometimes I am not too open and do not really communicate too well at certain times. In addition, I like being the leader because I like to take command or charge of things and I also very organized and efficient at things.
Nevertheless, I do not always try to be the leader because sometimes I think that someone else can do a better job than I can.