To be proactive means to think ahead and do things that will make future tasks easier. This is one of the seven skills of highly effective people and it’s all about planning and scheduling too.It’s very important in business. It’s where you think of your goals and go through the process of plan-do-review as well.
It’s also about thinking ahead, about planing and knowing what’s important and
what’s not important. To be proactive is to learn new things and realizing you do not know everything since you are thinking ahead. It lets you find things that could go wrong so you can prevent them from even happening.
You can do this for your finances, your job, at home or in your relationships too.
The other 6 skills
As I mentioned, this is part of Steven R. Covey’s book the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a best-seller and really important book to read if you have not read it it, get your copy now. Here are the 7 skills and my other blog posts on each of them:
- Be Proactive (this blog post)
- Begin with the end in mind.
- Put First things First
- Think win-win
- Seek first to understand, then to be understood
- Sharpen the saw.
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10 Replies to “Be Proactive – Wealth – Success Tips #92”
Excellent post Jeane Serge, being proactive is so important in keeping the momentum going in your business… Thanks for sharing…
Thanks so much for commenting Keith.
Being proactive is key to your success! Your 7 skills are golden! Thanks for sharing Jean-Serge
I love that book too. Thanks for comment Zach.
Thank you !!~~ yes we Must be Proactive Great post lots of value !!~
Thanks for commenting, I always appreciate and you are totally right Sandra.
Just got done reading Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Network Marketers”. Each of these points above are essential if you are to be successful
Cool, isn’t it a great book? A classic for sure!
Awesome post Jean!! Being proactive is very important in business! Thanks for sharing this!
That’s right Jelena, proactivity is super important.