Given how hard and often thankless the role of leader is, the question becomes, why do it? Why put yourself through all the hardship and criticism? The answer is found in the most satisfying result of a leader’s impact: more leadership.
If you want to have something hot to pass around on a tray, then cocktail sausages are what you're after. There's nothing fiddly to make, nothing to go right or wrong, and everyone loves them. These are not just any cocktail sausages: the sesame oil, honey and soy give them a sweet-savoury stickiness that is pretty well impossible to resist.