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

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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.

Youth of today are the citizens of tomorrow. They are responsible for driving a country towards prosperity and hence it's important for them to incorporate all the virtues of leadership such as ownership, cooperation, competitiveness and humility. The prompt says that youth should be prepared to be more cooperative than being competitive to be leaders in respective fields. In my opinion, I mostly disagree with the claim as leadership qualities is not limited to just cooperation, rather a multitude of other qualities.

To begin with, being highly cooperative at the expense of competitive spirit does not guarantee success. There are fields where being competitive leads to better outcomes. For example, a student participating in a relay sport must be able to cooperate with his teammates to pass the baton without faltering, but if the team as a unit is not competitive, then they might never be able to win a competition. Being competitive is necessary to develop an individual and the whole organization, by pushing oneself to the limits. The above example illustrates how competitive spirit is necessary to be the best in a field, thereby contributing to nation's success.

To add further, every individual is unique in the way he/she leads. Leadership cannot be limited to a fixed set of qualities as every individual has a unique set of qualities. To illustrate, M.S.Dhoni is a former captain of Indian cricket team. He was known for his calm stature and ability to remain composed in pressure situations. His leadership is lauded across the World and he has won several trophies to affirm his stature of a great captain. On the contrary, Virat Kohli is the current Indian team captain who is known for being competitive, aggressive, in your face character. He is known to express his emotions on the pitch. But still, he has a number of accolades accumulated as team India captain. The above example illustrates how leadership can vary across individuals but still result in similar outcomes. Thus, one cannot have a fixed set of qualities defined to be a leader.

One might argue, that cooperation is more important than being competitive as it encourages mutual growth and results in far better outcomes. Cooperation on a global level may lead to better success, such as the International space station which is a joint venture of all the countries. If the countries were competitive and refused to cooperate, then we wouldn't have a floating entity, capable of housing people. Though cooperation is important and has lead to major development, it can't be the only criteria for success.

To conclude, developing youth to be the leaders for tomorrow is a great initiative, but limiting them to a particular set of characteristics such as cooperation may not be a success. Every individual is a unique leader and should be developed based on his characteristics, develop what he's lacking instead of having a fixed set of lessons to be a leaders, which may lead to fragile leaders.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, hence, if, may, so, still, then, thus, for example, such as, in my opinion, on the contrary, to begin with

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 39.0 19.5258426966 200% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 12.4196629213 89% => OK
Conjunction : 13.0 14.8657303371 87% => OK
Relative clauses : 6.0 11.3162921348 53% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 26.0 33.0505617978 79% => OK
Preposition: 67.0 58.6224719101 114% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 12.9106741573 70% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2508.0 2235.4752809 112% => OK
No of words: 495.0 442.535393258 112% => OK
Chars per words: 5.06666666667 5.05705443957 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.71684168287 4.55969084622 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.08741864052 2.79657885939 110% => OK
Unique words: 243.0 215.323595506 113% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.490909090909 0.4932671777 100% => OK
syllable_count: 811.8 704.065955056 115% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59117977528 101% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 6.24550561798 128% => OK
Article: 4.0 4.99550561798 80% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.10617977528 64% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.77640449438 169% => OK
Preposition: 8.0 4.38483146067 182% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 23.0359550562 82% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 48.3513143565 60.3974514979 80% => OK
Chars per sentence: 100.32 118.986275619 84% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.8 23.4991977007 84% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.44 5.21951772744 85% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 6.0 7.80617977528 77% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 15.0 10.2758426966 146% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.13820224719 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 7.0 4.83258426966 145% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.178370921681 0.243740707755 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0518011701181 0.0831039109588 62% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0489044775409 0.0758088955206 65% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.110114910622 0.150359130593 73% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0510417735346 0.0667264976115 76% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.3 14.1392134831 87% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 52.19 48.8420337079 107% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 12.1743820225 88% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.13 12.1639044944 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.41 8.38706741573 100% => OK
difficult_words: 120.0 100.480337079 119% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 11.8971910112 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 11.2143820225 86% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.0 Out of 6
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