A holistic perspective on leadership includes the "people side" of project management, and it embraces the future rather than preserving the status quo. Thus, leadership is dynamic rather than static. It involves looking at the present and determining the steps to move on to some desired future state. Leadership, not surprisingly, requires being results-oriented. By developing a vision and goals, the project leader gives the team a sense of purpose. The leader also helps align people and other resources to focus on achieving results, thereby increasing a project's efficiency and effectiveness. Consequently, the emphasis is on what and why, rather than how. At all times, judgments are based on the big picture, which is the vision.