Many of us had heard of the term called proactive. What does proactive mean in our job? How can it really help us success in our career? In general term, proactive mean do the necessary and take initiative to do things beyond your normal job duties. Look around you, it is hardly can find people that really proactive. Let share some thoughts on you can be more proactive in your job.
Be proactive in your customer needs
Customer is king. If you can be proactive in providing the best services, products or experiences to your customers and they are happy about it, you already contributing a lot in the company growth. Customers pay you money. If they are happy, they will return to buy from you again. Not only will they return, they will refer more customers to you because you really serve them well. Next time, whenever you have opportunities, think how can you bring a better experience to your customer and make them happy.
Be proactive in your department projects
Most of us just like to work a 9-5 jobs and hope everyone to be like them! Why? So the boss cannot complain and do nothing about it. When you do the opposite, you will have higher chances to be successful. Differentiate yourself among your peer on how you can add more value to the company. Success will not be far from you. Here is a tip, if there is no any department project, suggest one and take the lead. Trust me; you will gain your visibility very fast.
Be proactive in helping your company growth to next level
If you know your company has some major initiative that may transform the organization, put your 101% energy and efforts into it. If it success, you will be part of the winning team. Even if it fails, your company knows you had put in enough effort to get it done. Neither side, you still is the winner. If there is no such initiative, suggest one or discuss with your boss to develop the plan. Your boss will be very happy to listen to your proposal.
Be proactive in helping other parties to be successful in their assignments and projects will bring your career to next level. It proves that you not only can get your job done, but you still willing to invest your time to help other people to succeed. Keep going and doing it. Success will be with you very soon.