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Career Development Center

Module 8: Taking Initiative

Students will:

  • Learn how to take initiative in the workplace.
  • Complete a critical thinking exercise
  • Have a chance to reflect on the lesson.

Optional:  Want to learn more? Check out these online resources:

1.     Read Bill Nelson’s short article from INC. magazine on taking initiative.

2.     Read this short blog post by Joey Berrios about why people fail to take initiative. His message: “Success comes to those who are extraordinary.” 

3.     Read Justin Bariso’s article from the INC. magazine about how important it is to not rush into taking initiative.

 Please click the links below to download the documents for this module

Module Overview



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