Be open to ideas and suggestions from anyone.
You know a proactive leader is mentally well-organized and has a vast supply of ideas and information at his mental fingertips. Well, now just where do you think all that wisdom came from? Did he figure it all out by himself? Not on his best day, my friend.
a proactive leader is a mental sponge and he goes around soaking up ideas and suggestions everywhere, from everyone. He says, I can’t use the idea I didn’t hear or follow the suggestion I didn’t listen to.
His special strategy here goes beyond being open and listening though. a proactive leader’s secret is he learns something from every idea, every suggestion, whomever its source. He listens and then he learns. That winning combination, listen and learn, is a proactive leader’s real success secret. …