My first idea is for prompt 9 in The Essay Connection. I'll use motivation, empathy, and presence to describe the qualities that I believe it takes to become a national or international leader. I'll give an example of a Nobel Peace Prize winning leader that obtained one or more of those qualities, and explain how it helped him or her succeed.
My second idea is for prompt 8. I will explain that suspicion and paranoia can be avoided through proper communication, knowledge, and inner peace. I will incorporate my opinions on being on guard against selfishness, putting importance on material objects, and ignorance.