More than Reactive

Developing a pro-active approach
The session focuses on the differences between reactive and proactive behaviour, the benefits of proactivity in the workplace and how it adds value, how natural preferences may impact the way we work and how to develop or maintain a proactive approach in the workplace.

A trainer led workshop combining theory with practical and relevant activities. This highly interactive session blends discussion with the application of skills.

Welcome and Introduction

  • Who’s Who
  • Aims and objectives of the session

Reactive versus Pro-active

  • What is the difference between reactive and proactive behaviour?
  • Why proactivity is important to me and my Organisation?
  • Identifying proactive skills and behaviours
  • Understanding how our “natural” preference impacts reactive and proactive behaviour
  • Recognising when proactivity works

Developing a pro-active mind-set

  • Understand the 5 basic steps when developing proactivity – Prediction,
    Prevention, Planning, Participation and Performance
  • Connecting the theory to practice
  • Adding value – how and when can I apply this in my role?
  • Developing my proactive skill set – what do I need and how do I get it?

Summary and Toolkit

  • Observations from today’s learning
  • Development of action plans
  • Tips and techniques to develop and maintain proactivity