People who have initiative and make things happen are highly valued in the workplace.

But, what is it? And how can you develop this skill in your employees and team members?

Many organizations say they want their employees to take more initiative and be more innovative. Leaders long for their employees to be proactive and creatively take calculated risks to improve organizational performance.

In this competency guide, you’ll learn:

  • How to encourage employees to take initiative and be innovative
  • Strategies for developing creativity
  • Supporting behavior statements and development activities