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MyJobMag 30 Day Work Challenge: Day 17: Be Proactive

Updated on Jun 05, 2019 1634 views
MyJobMag 30 Day Work Challenge: Day 17: Be Proactive

Welcome to Day 17 of MyJobMag 30 Day Work Challenge. The 30 Day Work Challenge is designed to help you get your footing solid either you are starting a new job or as a new manager. You can tweet at us @myjobmag to let us know how you are doing or if you have any questions.
So ready for today’s challenge?
There are two sets of people; those who allow stuff happen to them and react to issues and event and those who can see ahead and are proactive. Which one do you think you are?
For me, I like to be proactive. Being productive has a lot of advantage. I remember asking my manager once how he is able to detect some of the issues we are likely to face at work before it happens.
But I guess it actually because he is proactive. He watches out for issues before they happen. Sometimes it is because of experience but I believe that it is strongly a mindset and this mindset can be developed.
Being proactive is one of the key ingredients you are going to need if you want to be successful in your new role.
So how can you be proactive intentionally?
One simple thing you can do is to plan ahead. Is there any task you will be carrying out or is there any event happening. It’s time to plan ahead. Don't just let work happen to you. How prepared you are will go a long way in determining how successful you are. Remember, success happens when preparedness meets opportunity. So take charge today.
Now that is all for today’s challenge. Join us on our LinkedIn and let us know how you are faring.

PS: Check out Day 16 of MyJobMag 30 Day Work Challenge

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