|Posted by LIS Leadership Forum on June 16, 2009 at 2:31 AM|
CHIEF INGREDIENTS OF LEADERSHIP
By Raghavendra R contact at [email protected]
Oration and Writing skills are basic and essential for leadership. Leaders like Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi and Winston Churchill set themselves as a paradigm of leadership and were also well known for their oratory and writing skills. Gandhiji don the role of editor of some dailies during freedom movement to awaken and educate mass to get engage in freedom movement. His oration and writing skill played unprecedented role in motive people to fight against British is evident in history. Abraham Lincoln doesn?t received formal education and educated himself by reading borrowed books from public library. His true leadership talent elevated him to US presidential position and still people of US revered him as a great leader. Winston Churchill led the Great Britain victory in Second World War and one of the renowned world leader. But many people don?t know that he was suffering from stammering and it overcome by adopting his own strategies. World recognized him greatest orator and writer, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in the year 1953. The reason behind cite these leaders story is to every person is encounter lot of herculean task to emerge as a leader proved that leaders are not born. Till day world leaders remember these leaders in their talks and deliveries and pronounces still relevancy of their ideas and views on different issues.
We library professionals must and should cultivate the culture of writing and oration to become leaders of tomorrow, of our profession or our society. Depends on individual persistent efforts and perception of life how they mould and views. Friends, start now writing and practice of speaking everyday in-front of mirror to overcome inhibition, to gain fluency and confidence about yourself. Two are elementary elements to any leader, it would evident also, of you can take any famous leaders in the world are excellent in oration and writing or who have the command of these areas emerged as leader. To address the various issues and convey the same to victims in understandable manner needs lucid writing and speaking skills. You can write for self-gratification and thrown out the feelings of how the other react to your writing. If you keep carry this character you never learn the art of writing. To commit mistakes in the process of new learning is quite common. I would like to quote one of the world?s famous best selling author ?Robert Kiyosaki? lines ?Dare to make mistake?. Unless you are not attempt, how can evaluate yours work is good or bad. Learn to write abundantly and its pressure enters in to deep it would lead you to maturity in your process. If one could have the talent of fair writing would help to migrate lucrative package positions viz content-manager, content-writer, e-learning co-coordinator, freelance writer, blog writer, correspondent to any news portal or channels or dailies etc. If your mood and mind not inclined to leadership, one can arrest and harness writing skill in these areas to find new and alternative avenues in their career.
Latest instance is US president Barack Obama raised to post of President through his oratory and writing skill, which build his leadership.
Writing and oration is like two phases of single coin. If anyone have the dream of become leaders of future needs to accustom. But definitely it would ignite some of the creative minds of forum, and who knows some of forum members may achieve something big in their life. Time is the best answer to??????