The best way for a society to prepare its young people for leadership in government, industry, or other fields is by instilling in them a sense of cooperation, not competition.
The world undoubtedly needs good leaders for its progress and prosperity. To shape a good leader, the author suggests that the focus be on instilling a sense of cooperation among young people, instead of competition. I partially agree with the author's claim for the below reasons.
Leadership is more about being the glue that holds the team together than about giving commands and orders. A good leader ensures the smooth operation of its team, makes sure any personal or non-personal conflicts among team members are averted as much as possible and in cases where such conflicts are inevitable, ensures that they have the minimal effect on the operations of the team. Such traits are hard to be expected from a person who is not accustomed to the values of cooperation. Leaders should exemplify the behaviour they expect from their team. A cooperative leader motivates the team to be cooperative.
One of the most challenging responsibilities of being a leader is to maintain a good cordial relationship with the team. Leaders are often looked at as outsiders by the team. Cooperative skills can serve very well in lessening this divide and opens the door for the leader to connect with his or her team members on a personal level. It also helps inculcate a sense of ownership among team members where each one feels like they are collectively working on achieving something rather than working for their leader.
While there is no doubt that cooperation is a useful skill to have for a leader, one cannot overlook the importance of a healthy competitive spirit. Leadership also includes taking the team forward, ensuring that the team's potential is put to its best use. Without competitiveness, the team risks being self complacent and lacking in its performance and output. A certain team might have a great degree of harmony and cooperation, but it wouldn't sustain for long without delivering the promised output and meeting its goals. Frequent failures, setbacks or subpar performances as compared to their competitors poses a risk of bringing down the morale and enthusiasm of the team. One might easily lose sight of their purpose and place in such cases. Therefore, a leader also needs to ensure that the team is meeting their goals and performing well which would be a great push for them to work better - which is possible only by a competitive spirited leader.
One also needs to understand that it is the unhealthy competitiveness that might harm the team and not competitiveness in itself. It takes a plethora of skills to lead a group of people. Being a leader is no easy task and to form the leaders for tomorrow is even more difficult. However, with early efforts to inculcate the right skills in young people, one can ensure that the society flourishes with good leaders in the future.
Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 7, column 439, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
...gree of harmony and cooperation, but it wouldnt sustain for long without delivering the...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, however, if, look, so, still, therefore, thus, well, while, no doubt
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 24.0 19.5258426966 123% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 12.4196629213 64% => OK
Conjunction : 17.0 14.8657303371 114% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 11.3162921348 124% => OK
Pronoun: 32.0 33.0505617978 97% => OK
Preposition: 62.0 58.6224719101 106% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 12.9106741573 62% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2342.0 2235.4752809 105% => OK
No of words: 473.0 442.535393258 107% => OK
Chars per words: 4.95137420719 5.05705443957 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.66353547975 4.55969084622 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.80141450551 2.79657885939 100% => OK
Unique words: 237.0 215.323595506 110% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.501057082452 0.4932671777 102% => OK
syllable_count: 723.6 704.065955056 103% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.59117977528 94% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 6.24550561798 48% => OK
Article: 7.0 4.99550561798 140% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.10617977528 32% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.38483146067 91% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 23.0 20.2370786517 114% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 23.0359550562 87% => OK
Sentence length SD: 54.4483939088 60.3974514979 90% => OK
Chars per sentence: 101.826086957 118.986275619 86% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.5652173913 23.4991977007 88% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.4347826087 5.21951772744 66% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 7.80617977528 13% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 13.0 10.2758426966 127% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 5.13820224719 117% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.154891371723 0.243740707755 64% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0516915677049 0.0831039109588 62% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0437851575777 0.0758088955206 58% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.104752641687 0.150359130593 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0542876697748 0.0667264976115 81% => OK
automated_readability_index: 12.2 14.1392134831 86% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 59.64 48.8420337079 122% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 12.1743820225 81% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.43 12.1639044944 94% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.23 8.38706741573 98% => OK
difficult_words: 108.0 100.480337079 107% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.5 11.8971910112 97% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 11.2143820225 89% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.7820224719 85% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
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