The word proactive is often tossed around in the workplace with little context. If you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume you’ve heard it. Perhaps you’ve even been instructed to “be more proactive.” But you may be wondering what it really means to be proactive at work. This is the critical question that never seems to get addressed—and it’s why so many professionals struggle with the concept.
This question is what drove me to write my book, “The Proactive Professional.” I heard so many managers and coaches and trainers advising people to “be proactive,” but never explaining HOW. So, I decided to finally solve the mystery![Read more…] about What Does It Really Mean to Be Proactive at Work?