Beatrice believes that this quote relates to Athena. This is because she assisted Odysseus and his men man times, however she truly made an impact when she went down and fought the suitors, alongside Odysseus and his son. Athena became a "great leader" when she did this.
We've all had a bad boss. Regardless of who you are, you always want to be better than your bad boss. At the end of the day, you tell yourself that this is just temporary and that you are going to move on to something better. You aspire to achieve more