Identifies opportunities and issues, and proactively acts and follows through on work activities to capitalize or resolve them.

Key Behaviors
  • Actively seeks and identifies opportunities to contribute to and achieve goals.
  • Maintains a sense of purpose, value, and ownership of their work.
  • Seizes opportunities when they arise.
  • Maintains a level of energy and work activity to achieve goals.
  • Works independently with little direction.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.