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006. how to be proactive at work


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006. how to be proactive at work

  1. 1. 1 Training Leader: Mr. Md. Akbar Hassan Date: 3rd , 4th & 5th December, 2015 • Reactive is, reactive is about dealing with situations when that happen as there is no choice. Reactive people fear difficult situations and changes because of lack of confidence.
  2. 2. 2 • Proactive is, acting in advance, before a situation becomes a problem. It is about causing something to happen instead of waiting for it to happen. It is acting before problems arise. It is turning difficult situations into opportunities. 3
  3. 3. 3 • To be proactive, you must first develop foresight. Learn to anticipate problems and events. Understand how things work; look for patterns; recognize the regular routines, daily practices and natural cycles that exist. • Never be complacent. Use your creativity & logic. Proactive people are always on their toes. 1. Predict • Proactive people foresee potential obstacles and exert their power to find ways to overcome those before those obstacles turn into concrete roadblocks. • When challenges approach, take control and confront them head on before they grow into overwhelming problems. 2. Prevent
  4. 4. 4 • Proactive people plan for the future. Bring the future into the present; what can you do today to ensure success tomorrow? • In order to make the best decision, know where you came from, where you are, and where you want to end up. 3. Plan • Proactive people are not idle observers, they are active participants. To be proactive, you must get involved. Take initiative and be a part of the solution. Exert your influence and make a contribution. 4. Participate
  5. 5. 5 • Being proactive means taking timely, effective action. You must be decisive and willing to do the work NOW. Procrastination is not an option. Take ownership of your performance and hold yourself accountable. Being proactive means you have taken careful, thoughtful steps to choose the appropriate path. 5. Perform