In today’s work environment, most goals are inherently competitive. Upon entering the workforce, our future leaders will face opposition ranging from rival companies vying for a share of the market to other professionals striving for the same position within a company. However, to prepare young people for success, I believe that we as a society should aim to instill a sense of cooperation. With strong teamwork and communication skills, individual and group success will come naturally.
While it is important for future leaders to be experts in their respective fields, it is unreasonable to expect omniscience. Therefore, to tackle the multifaceted challenges they will face, it is important to instill a sense of cooperation in our youth to enable work with professionals in other fields. In today’s work environment, it is not uncommon to have a team of professionals from fields ranging from computer science and electrical engineering to marketing and the arts collaborating to bring a new electronic device to market. Their success in a ruthlessly competitive marketplace hinges on each member’s ability to collaborate and optimize the end result.
Even when working with other professionals in one’s own field, it is vitally important to maintain open communication while striving for a common goal. Lack of communication between ranks can cause catastrophic results. For example, a Lockheed Martin Satellite launch failed dramatically after a young engineer noticed a potentially damaged component during final preparations but did not tell his superiors because he feared embarrassing them and hurting his professional career. To succeed as a team, our future leaders must be able to have honest conversations and maintain an open work environment where all are empowered to vocalize ideas and concerns and have their opinions valued.
Finally, it is vital for success in the workplace to be open about failures and weaknesses to enable success as a team. In a competitive environment, professionals might often wish to hide their shortcomings or failures in order to maintain a façade of invincibility. However, to be effective as a team, it is important for each member to acknowledge weaknesses and be comfortable asking for and offering help. Similarly, team members should be comfortable owning mistakes so they can be fixed early. One bug in an application can be potentially catastrophic if a team member tries to correct it rather than acknowledging a mistake and asking for help, so it is important to emphasize collaboration over competition.
While future leaders must be prepared to face stiff competition in the workforce, I believe the best way to do is to instill a spirit of cooperation. Their abilities to perform tasks in an interdisciplinary team, to communicate effectively with peers and superiors and overcome their weaknesses will set them apart and enable them to succeed as individuals and as believers in a common goal.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, finally, however, if, similarly, so, still, therefore, while, for example
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 19.5258426966 102% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 12.4196629213 97% => OK
Conjunction : 19.0 14.8657303371 128% => OK
Relative clauses : 3.0 11.3162921348 27% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 30.0 33.0505617978 91% => OK
Preposition: 67.0 58.6224719101 114% => OK
Nominalization: 18.0 12.9106741573 139% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2528.0 2235.4752809 113% => OK
No of words: 468.0 442.535393258 106% => OK
Chars per words: 5.40170940171 5.05705443957 107% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.65116196802 4.55969084622 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.33835913034 2.79657885939 119% => OK
Unique words: 242.0 215.323595506 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.517094017094 0.4932671777 105% => OK
syllable_count: 807.3 704.065955056 115% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 12.0 6.24550561798 192% => OK
Article: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.77640449438 0% => OK
Preposition: 10.0 4.38483146067 228% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 20.2370786517 94% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 23.0359550562 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 56.4746897443 60.3974514979 94% => OK
Chars per sentence: 133.052631579 118.986275619 112% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.6315789474 23.4991977007 105% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.10526315789 5.21951772744 79% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 7.80617977528 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 5.13820224719 78% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.83258426966 21% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.168512185082 0.243740707755 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0574172144545 0.0831039109588 69% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.056584530554 0.0758088955206 75% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.105106108516 0.150359130593 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0426509750194 0.0667264976115 64% => OK
automated_readability_index: 16.3 14.1392134831 115% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 38.66 48.8420337079 79% => OK
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.8 12.1743820225 113% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.34 12.1639044944 118% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.08 8.38706741573 108% => OK
difficult_words: 126.0 100.480337079 125% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 11.8971910112 76% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.2143820225 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.