To be a member or to be a leader?

TOEFL Essay Topic 138 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is better to be a member of a group than to be the leader of a group. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Author: SWYang | Date: May 28, 2015 | Score:5

According to my life experiences and my understanding of the crucial traits that a leader should possesses, I definitely disagree that it is better to be a member of a group than to be the leader of a group. In fact, being a member of a group might be much easier, however, being a leader of a gro...

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Leader or member? Score: 3.5 September 12th, 2017 by Mahdi Mahzouni

One of the most frequently confronted situation of everyone’s life at work is working either as a member or leader which people have the various idea. In my own opinion, working as a member is better than working as a leader of a group for many reasons, because when you work on a team as a member not only you will have low pressure, but also you will be a worthwhile for your team easily.

We are all aware of the truth that the leader of any teams has many problems, and he should deal with them unintentionally. When you work on a team as a leader, not only you have to do your task, but also you should focus on your members’ duties too. You must be in charge of your company’s or team’s interior problems which make you have many pressures. Moreover, you must control the financial problems in your companies and solve them to your member’s do their task functional. Hence, all of these works give more energy from the leader of a company or a team, and it causes him/her to have a more pressure rather than members.

As I aforementioned, the leader of a team or a group have a lot of pressures which make him have a low concentration. He always worries about his member’s activity to work efficiency, so he could not do his task with good concentration. In addition, every leader that try to do their best in order to their teams reach their goals and be successful, has a pivotal role in his team, for this reasons, his efficiency will be decreased. So, a leader of a group to compare with members has a lot of problems and struggles, and he cannot be useful for his team easily.

To wrap it up, working as a leader has a lot of problems and struggles which it causes you to work with stress and pressure whatever will have a bad effect on your mind and give more energy. Because of that, most people attend to work as a member of a team.

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