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"It's pro-active, Stan. I'm leaving you before you become a midlife male sleazeball creep."
The Thinker and the Doer.
'We need to be proactive not reactive.'
'Next time, I say let's be proactive and vote ourselves a pay raise before the government shutdown.'
'What if we don't change at all ... and something magical just happens?'
"It appears we've moved from proactive to preemptive."
"All I'm saying is now is the time to develop the technology to deﬂect an asteroid."
Tags:prevent, preventative, preventative measures, prevention, risk, risk averse, risk aversion, avoid, avoidance, averse, asteroid, asteroids, dinosaur, dinosaurs, prehistory, prehistoric, palaeontology, palaeontologist, palaeolithic, primordial, meteor, meteorite, tech, technology, talking animals, talking animal, doomsday, doomsayer, action, proactive, proactively, problem solving, if not now when, if not now, extinction, extinct, extinction event
'The project is a little behind schedule. It was proactive, now it's retroactive.'
Proactive conventional wisdom.
Tags:proactive, conventional, general, belief, beliefs, believed, wisdom, normal, standard, regular, ordinary, shot in the foot, shoot oneself in the foot, gun, guns, handgun, handguns, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, intellect, intelligence, self harm, self-harm, idiot, idiotic, harm one's own cause
The Faith-Based Family
Tags:religion, religious, religions, faith, faithful, faiths, faithfully, trust, trusting, trusts, science, scientific, future forward, future, wish, wishes, wishful, wishful thinking, passive, passive consumption, active, proactive, pro active, proactivity, pro activity, pro-activity, pro-active, one day, family, family values, responsibility, responsible, shirk, shirking, coasting, along for the ride, kid, kids, child
A marooned man builds a swing set from his lone palm tree.
Tags:swing set, swing sets, swing, swings, swinging, raft, rafts, priority, priorities, high priority, high priorities, bored, boredom, low priority, low priorities, wrong priority, wrong priorities, useless, uselessness, rescue, rescues, proactive, comfort, comfortable, discomfort, row, rows, rowing, freedom, flee, flees, fleeing
"Don't you think it's time you started thinking about your legacy?"
"Your resume shows you have had numerous jobs and in all of them you were rather invisible."
'Forget about building a web and waiting: Let's be proactive!'
You're saying you've made the bed, vacuumed the stairs and now you want to visit my mother's - have you been at the St John's Wort again?
"And, as a new employee, you are immediately entitled to participate in the company's proactive health plan."
Tags:personnel, hr, h.r., human resources, recruiter, recruiters, recruitment, new job, new jobs, hiring, new employee, new employees, new hire, new hires, new worker, new workers, employee, employees, worker, workers, business, businessman, businessmen, businesswoman, businesswomen, apple, apples, fruit, one a day, proactive, health plan, health plans, insurance, health insurance, medical insurance, insurance, healthcare, health care, company, companies, corporate, medical, medicine, benefit, benefits, modern life
"I never ask for a raise any more. I just hack into the boss's computer and give myself one."
'Remember when we used to like having a real hands on CEO?'
"I'd love to fight racism but it's just so much easier to eat ice cream."
Tags:white privilege, blm, black lives matter, racism, protest, protests, protesting, privilege, privileged, easy way, easy way out, lazy, laziness, proactive, irresponsible, lethargy, lethargic, comfortable, comfort, unbothered, not bothered, ice cream, bad ally, bad allies, bystander, bystanders, woke, social activism, activism, activist, activists
Portuguese Mom of War
Tags:mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, man o' war, man of war, portuguese, sting, stings, stinging, jellyfish, jellyfishes, drift, drifts, drifting, responsibility, take responsibility, taking responsibility, proactive, nag, nags, nagging, scold, scolds, scolding, irresponsible, irresponsibility, proactivity
'So you're taking this troubleshooting seriously.'
Starting is the scariest part.
Tags:proactive, proactiveness, procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinating, procrastinations, procrastinated, bird, birds, first flight, first flights, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, courage, bravery, newbie, newbies, rookie, rookies, new challenge, new challenges, challenge, challenges, fresh challenge, fresh challenges
'It says in your resume that you're a 'take charge' type?'
Tags:proactive, punch, punches, bar fight, bar fights, proactivity, take the initiative, takes the initiative, lead, leaders, leadership, leadership seminar, leadership seminars, taking initiative, leading, going first, violence, threats, aggression, violent drunk, violent drunks, angry drunk, angry drunks
'We need to be more proactive less reactive.'