THE 4 PILLARS OF LEADERSHIP Character, Integrity, Possibility and Competence are The 4 Pillars of Leadership that protect and create a fertile environment for growth. Fear kills companies; vital companies are free of fear. Fear is a profit minimizer in a company. Leadership begins in the mirror. We each have to define what leadership means to us. Leadership is a gift; it’s an obligation. The purpose of leadership is to support the development of greater leaders and even better people. The function of leadership is to provide for a safe environment, a productive environment, for people to learn more, do more and become more. The willing and able will then create opportunities for themselves, serve the company’s clients and fulfill their own agenda by executing the explicit mission statement of the company from an environment that is free of fear.