I read in today’s Economic Times paper’s Corporate Dossier supplement “Smartest subordinates toe the line between being proactive and being over-zealous“. I liked the article, especially the conversation style in which it was written. It subtly puts across on how important being pro-active is for progressing in your career. I have seen many people who wait, for their managers to tell them before they do anything – while it is important not to overstep on decisions, doing just what you are told will never showcase your talent to your manager. Check out the article.