The study is engaged in determining the relationship of leadership with motivation. The study emphasize on the impact of leadership styles on employee motivation. The study has used multifactor leadership questionnaire developed by Avolio and Bass, to study the leadership styles of the leaders in retail industry of Pakistan. The study have enlightened the impact of leadership on motivation and how the leaders behavior arouse motivation in the employees. The study highlights the view of the employees towards the behavior of their leaders and how they find their leaders. On the other hand leaders themselves have rated them for the behavior in the work place. So, the study helps in understanding the two views together.