I haven’t blogged in a long time.
I just didn’t have anything I had to say, plus life has been really busy for me since early in the summer…but I know I’m not alone.
Life is really busy right now for most everybody I know. I took some time today to evaluate my daily schedule to make sure that I’m making the most of my time each day. I find myself reacting too much. I want to be more proactive. Here’s a brief analysis of the differences between proactive and reactive behavior. I picked this up at a seminar a couple of years ago. I’ve added a few points.
Proactive Behavior Reactive Behavior
Goes the extra mile Does the minimum
Exceeds expectations Meets expectations
Takes calculated risks Risk Adverse
Independent thinker Needs to be told
Anticipates problems Solves problems
Seeks new solutions Relies on status quo
Multi-functioning thinking Focuses only on “my job”
Goals To-do lists
Takes Breaks Breaks Down
Owns Life Owned by Life
“Want to.” “Have to.”
Value Planning (i.e. Plans around Values) Doesn’t Value Planning
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