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Compass: Your Guide for Leadership Development and Coaching by George Hallenbeck, Elaine Biech, Peter Scisco

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Initiative

Independently assess situations, address conflicts, and lead action without hesitation.

You want to be right, achieve great things, and be rewarded and recognized for what you’ve done. That’s good. Without ambition, it’s unlikely that you will embrace challenges. Furthermore, ambition can drive success—for you and for your organization. Managing your career isn’t your boss’s job, and it isn’t the job of your company’s HR department. Gone are the days when an employee could put in the time and wait for a promotion or more responsibility. And frankly, to be a leader implies initiative. Visit the stories of two social movements, one ...

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