Most of the time we react to the situations and the circumstances rather than thinking proactively. So, here are the effective ways that will help you to be proactive rather than reactive. Have a look at those effective ways below.

1. Think Long-Term
2. Seek to Understand Others
3. Develop Organizational Skills
4. Follow 80/20 Rule
5. Be Open to New Ideas
6. Have a Calm Demeanor