A powermonger wants you to be in awe of their greatness. A leader wants you to be in awe of your own greatness.
A powermonger wants you to depend on his or her leadership. A leader wants you to learn how to lead from within.
A powermonger gets angry or bitter when you don’t follow their agenda. A leader hasn’t achieved his or her goal until you’ve started following your own agenda.
A powermonger rarely doubts his or her belief they know what’s best for you. A leader rarely doubts his or her belief that you know what’s best for you.
A powermonger is constantly worried about all the possible ways you’ll abuse your freedom without their intervention. A leader encourages you to trust in your own ability to explore, figure things out, and learn from failure.
A powermonger uses truth to tear people down. A leader uses truth to build people up.
A powermonger gets flustered when someone isn’t interested in following his or her leadership. A leader just wants people to be their best regardless of who gets to lead them.