“…we prefer someone who takes initiative…”


Initiative is the driving force that sets go-getters and leaders apart from the followers.   They are ambitious and goal-oriented.  A professional who takes the initiative at work does not have to have their hand held or be told exactly what to do.  They seek out special assignments and new or difficult projects with enthusiasm.  And hopefully excel at them from their learned skills. 


They have confidence in their ideas and know exactly how to take action to make projects and other tasks a success.  If they are stuck, they move forward by seeking out active feedback and communication. Having initiative is part of being ambitious in the workplace.  Bosses always take note to this.  And these elite workers, are the individuals that move up the professional ladder.



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