When something is practical, action is required. If something is practical, it is suitable for a particular purpose. Practice, which comes from practical, indicates a discipline to improve the quality of the activity.
Application within leadership is an area that deserves attention.
Consider how leadership changes the involvement of those who follow when there is a practical approach to programs.
Leaders are needed who think, act, and lead practically.
Followers are needed who know how to make practical application.
Several spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, fasting, etc.) point to the character of leadership and promote a practical approach for developing others to leader.