Dr. Sanjeev Chopra beautifully uses the ten words of 'LEADERSHIP' as mnemonics in his book "Leadership by Example: The Ten Key Principles of All Great Leaders." Each letter is used to signify the trait reminding of something bigger.
L isten well
E mpathy and compassion
A ttitude: upbeat and courageous
D reams and Decisiveness
S ense of purpose
H umility and Humour
P eople skills and pack the parachutes of other people metaphoring for mentoring.