Being proactive beats being reactive nine times out of ten, and I’ll tell you why…
- Being proactive means taking ownership and responsibility
- Being proactive means pushing for answers, even when it feels uncomfortable to do so
- Being proactive demonstrates to your team mates that you care about the task at hand
- Being proactive forces you to be organized
- Being proactive helps you to preempt potential shortfalls
- Being proactive helps you to deal with any issues that may arise ahead of deadline (and not on deadline)
- Being proactive increases the chances of flawless execution
- Being proactive will be applauded
- Being proactive feels great!
- Being reactive ensures you’ll assign blame to someone else.
So what will you choose?
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