Behavioral Scale Deep Dive: High Proactivity
Proactivity: The desire to pursue achievement of excellence in activities acknowledged by others as important for status in a community.
Are you a highly ambitious, goal-oriented achiever? In this week’s deep dive, we look at someone who scores high in proactivity and give tips on how to best manage and encourage their growth-let’s dive in!
Meet Greg. Greg is always on time to the office, if not ten minutes early, and is always working on getting a project completed. He moves fast and is energized by new projects and ideas. He’s always taking steps toward his ambitions and constantly strives for excellence in everything he does.
Greg is a good example of someone with a high score in Proactivity. He:
Tips for Managing High Scorers:
Although high scorers in Proactivity “get stuff done,” these individuals however, run the risk of placing goals above people. They have a tendency to “drag people along,” and this tendency can lead to conflict and mistrust. Here are a few tips to encourage someone with a high score in Proactivity: