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7 habits proactive


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7 habits proactive

  1. 1. BE PROACTIVE Group Members:       Akansha Aggarwal Akshun Girdhar Apurva Singh Kashish Pamnani Keerti Wadhawan Priyanka Bhandari
  2. 2. WHAT DOES IT MEANS TO BE PROACTIVE  Being proactive means  Taking conscious control over your life  Setting goals  Working to achieve them  Instead of x Reacting to events X waiting for opportunities
  3. 3. You go out and create your own events and opportunities.
  4. 4. • Being proactive is a learned skill. Being proactive is being courageous in taking risks. • Learning from one's own mistakes and learning from the mistakes of others. • Creating desired results. • Moving your self forward. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  5. 5. HOW TO BECOME PROACTIVE?? • Predict • Prevent • Plan • Participate • Perform
  6. 6. SIGNS OF PROACTIVE PEOPLE • Self-awareness – the understanding that you do have a choice between stimulus and response. If someone insults you, you can choose not to become angry. If you are offered a donut, you can choose not to eat it. • Conscience – the ability to consult your inner compass to decide what is right for you. You can make decisions based on unchanging principles, regardless of what is socially favored at the moment. • Creative Imagination – the ability to visualize alternative responses. By using your imagination, you can mentally generate and evaluate different options. • Independent Will – You have the freedom to choose your own unique response. You aren’t forced to conform to what others expect from you.
  7. 7. PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE? • What’s the difference?
  8. 8. PROACTIVE V.S. REACTIVE LANGUAGE Reactive Language Proactive Language • I’ll try I’ do it • I have to I choose to • I can’t There’s gotta be a way
  9. 9. HOW BEING PROACTIVE PAYS OFF? • Focus on things they can do something about and don’t worry about things they can’t • Always find a way to make it happen • Take responsibility for their choices • Think before they act • Bounce back when something bad happens
  10. 10. • Some examples of reactive [proactive] language: • Where is the industry going? [Where shall I go next, and how will I get there?] • How much money can I expect to make if I do X? [How much money do I want to make, and what will I do to earn it?] • I’ll try it and see what happens. [I'll do it.] • Nothing really inspires me. [What would I tackle if I knew I couldn't fail?] • What is the meaning of life? [What is the meaning I wish to give to my life?]
  11. 11. WE CAN CONTROL ONLY ONE THING • We can’t control everything that happens to us • We can control how we respond to what happens to us.