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• Individuals are responsible for their own choices and have the freedom of choose. not our conditions. • Our behavior is a function of our decisions.Proactively Defined • Taking initiative before the thing are happening. .

Proactive Model Freedom to Choose Initiative Response Self Awareness Imagination Conscience Independent Will .

WHAT IS PROACTIVENESS?  • • Proactive means .e. .TAKING INITIATIVE FIRST WHATEVER THE SITUATION MAY BE.i. HAVING INITIATIVE AND RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN .

.WHAT IS PROACTIVENESS? Responsibility => Response + Ability The ability to choose your response to a particular situation.

Three Behaviors of People • People who make things happen • People who watch things happen • People who wonder…what happened .

There are two types of people •REACTIVE •PROACTIVE .

TWO TYPES OF PEOPLE Reactive people’s attitude & performance are often affected by Physical environment: If the weather is good. they feel well. Social environment: When people treat them well. . they become defensive or protective. they feel good and their performance will be good. When people don’t.

.  If the Proactive people’s intention is to produce good quality work. then they will proceed without caring whether the situation is conducive or not.TWO TYPES OF PEOPLE  Proactive people’s attitude & performance will not be affected -By the environment or -The situation surrounding them.

ARE PROBLEM THEMSELVES .ARE SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS .TWO TYPES OF PEOPLE PROACTIVE PEOPLE . THE PROBLEMS IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES OVER WHICH THEY HAVE NO CONTROL. .FOCUS ON THE THINGS THEY CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT REACTIVE PEOPLE -FOCUS ON THE WEAKNESS OF OTHER PEOPLE.

and don’t worry about things they can’t .Proactive People Are a Different Type… Proactive People:  Are not easily offended  Take responsibility for their choices  Think before they act  Bounce back when something bad happens  Always finds a way to make it happen  Focus on things they can do something about.

I can choose a different approach. I can create an effective presentation. I will. I prefer. I will choose an appropriate response. .Proactive Language Let’s look at our alternatives. I control my own feelings. I choose.

Reactive People… a common type? Reactive People:  Are easily offended  Focuses on the negative  Blow off responsibilities  Blame others  Get angry and say things they later regret  Get “beat down” when something bad happens .

Reactive Language There’s nothing I can do. If only. I have to do that. They won’t allow that. . He makes me so mad.. I can’t. I must. That’s just the way I am.

to be successful. .e. they use their R & I (Resourcefulness and Initiative).  But those who are successful are the ones who takes the initiative to do whatever is necessary / to get the job done.  i.USE Resourcefulness & Initiative  Many of us always wait for someone to initiate or care us .

 Be part of solution. admit it.  Don’t argue for other people’s weaknesses  When you make a mistake. .  Work on you.  Work on the things you have control over.PROACTIVITY Simply try the principle of proactively and see what happens:  Make small commitments and keep them  Be a model. correct it and learn from it – immediately.  Don’t get into a blaming. accusing mode. not a critic. not part of problem.

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