Leadership: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Leader Essay

Submitted By arsenal4ever
Words: 347
Pages: 2

“Mama.. I like Najib Tun Razak. He is very intelligent and also a handsome old man. I want to be like him mama! Mama, am I born a leader?” ask a cute girl to her mom. “Of course you’re not my dear. Well, you know, you’re not competent enough to be a leader” said mom. “So, what should I do? I want to be like him, please!!” said the girl. “Not all human born as a leader, but you can work on for it” said mom softly. From that situation, we can see that not all people born a leader but we can work for it. Whether in fact a person is born a leader or develops skills and abilities to become a leader is open for debate. There are certain personalities found in some people that seem to naturally put them in a position where they are looked up to as a leader. These qualities can be developed or may be naturally part of their personality. In my opinion, there are three important characteristics of a leader.

The first and most important characteristic of a good leader is he or she must have an exemplary character. It is of utmost importance that a leader is trustworthy to lead others. A leader needs to be trusted and be known to live their life with honestly and integrity. For example, a good leader “walks the talk” and in doing so earns the right to have responsibility for others. True authority is born from respect for the good character and trustworthiness of the person who leads.

Apart from that, a good leader also should be enthusiastic on their work or cause and also about…