Conscious leadership and its effect on the bottom line

This, then, is a cardinal principle of leadership: Success comes from treating others as ends in themselves, not as means to your ends or the ends of the business. Do work teams have targets to hit and goals to achieve? Absolutely! Seppala’s insight–and the surveyed responses of employees–suggest that those ends are most likely to be reached if managers become the kinds of leaders others willingly follow.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/brettsteenbarger/2016/04/09/becoming-the-kind-of-leader-you-would-want-to-follow/#724c2f715dc5