“IF YOUR ACTIONS INSPIRE OTHERS TO DREAM MORE, LEARN MORE, DO MORE AND BECOME MORE, YOU ARE A LEADER” – John Quincy Adams / 6th U.S. President
Leadership can be defined in various aspects, depending on the uses of it; but one thing that has in common from the others is that, it is an act of guiding others towards achieving greatness.
In the political aspect of leadership, a political leader or a politician is anyone who is charge of governing a community. Thus, being a politician is not an easy job to do, because it requires great leadership on how to handle such great masses of follower and even those who do not follow. Here are the five easy ways on how to be a good political leader.
A good political leader is a man who can be trusted by a great mass of people, in order for the political leader to work and function well. Thus, a political leader also needs to trust the followers and believe them because the followers are the main source of the power of the leader. Hence, having integrity towards the work can be the key to success of gaining the trust coming from the follower.
A GOOD EXAMPLE
A leader must set up a good example or be a good role model to be followed by the members, setting moral and ethical values to be followed by the constituents. The ability to understand other people like having a compassion can be a great way to being a good example because it involves being humane to other people. The leader that set up to be a good example is not the only one who benefits from it, but also the people that are being involved.
Confident enough to face struggles, and to face every circumstances that might arrive and even being confident enough to the self of the political on how he/she can portray the ability to lead. Thus, having the ability of confidence can also boost the charisma and the esteem both the leader and the follower. The possible positive outcome that can result is that the follower will be inspired about the leader’s confidence on how to handle different scenarios that might occur.
A GOOD LISTENER
Every good political leaders, has the skill of being a good listener in which a leader must listen to both sides of every scenarios, because in politics it involves a gigantic masses, people that has different perspectives about life like a conference speakers in Singapore and the leader must know how to put the self in between to assess the different identity of the followers.
The last way to be a good political leader is about the goodness of person which is “synderesis” a philosophical key term which means that every consciousness of a moral person is to do well and avoid evil deeds. In connection to politics, a political leader must be a good one, because it representation of the people.
Thus, these five ways of how to be a good political leader is a thing that every political leader must obtain. For the people who has the power to elector vote, they must look for these five ways to serve as their guidance in voting for a politician.