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The EQ Edge – A Workable Plan to Enhance Your Social & Emotional Intelligence – “Initiative & Bias for Action”

Social & Emotional Intelligence – Another way of being smart – Heighten Success, improve your life and become an Influential Leader. We will cover 26 competencies that determine how we manage ourselves and how we handle our relationships.

7th of the Series is:


Initiative & Bias for Action

 Being proactive and persistent; being ready to act on opportunity

 Here are some of the qualities people have with “Initiative & Bias for Action”.
  • Are ready to seize opportunities – or create them – rather than simply wait.
  • Pursue goals beyond what’s required or expected of them.
  • Want more from their job than a paycheck, and more from life as well.
  • Consistently strive to do more, be more, and experience new heights.
Here are some of the qualities people have who are lacking Initiative & Bias for Action
  • Tend to resist work outside their immediate areas of responsibility – have a “that’s not my job” mentality.
  • React to events rather than be proactive, and as a result, often find themselves operating in crisis mode.


Can you strengthen your “Initiative & Bias for Action”? YES!


Some Developmental Tips
  • Overcome procrastination – whatever you need to do, “chunk it down” into manageable pieces to mobilize and get started.
  • Focus on how you can do something rather than on why or how you can’t – move from victim to victor – seize the opportunity.
  • Do the worst part of a job first and get it out of the way – the rest will be a breeze.


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