"What does it mean to be "proactive", as opposed to "reactive"? And how can we do it? This is what this article is about.The word “reactive” implies that you don’t have the initiative. You let the events set the agenda. You’re tossed and turned, so to speak, by the tides of life. Each new wave catches you by surprise. Huffing and puffing, you scramble to react to it in order to just stay afloat."