Getting Things Done - GTD
Why You Should Be More Proactive and Less Reactive, and How to Do So
The human brain uses a proactive system and a reactive system to deal with the different tasks that are imposed on us on a daily basis. The proactive system uses fluid intelligence to connect the dots of the moving parts that make up each challenge and come up with an appropriate plan of action. On the other hand, the reactive system is quick to reorient itself when the challenge is immediate, urgent, or catches you off guard, and needs to solve problems quickly in seemingly new situations.