take-charge

take-charge

(tāk′chärj′)
adj. Informal
Possessing or exhibiting strong qualities of initiative, leadership, and management: "take-charge people who are the center of all the action" (George F. Will).
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Martine Ehrenclou, MA (author); THE TAKE-CHARGE PATIENT; Lemon Grove Press (Nonfiction: Health & Fitness) 19.
Martine Ehrenclou began to write The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get the Best Medical Care after spending time at a hospital with sick loved ones and seeing, she said, the difference in medical care experienced by those who advocated for themselves and those who did not.
The singer also says that as a take-charge entertainer, she likes it when a man takes charge in bed.
Stevens told ABC's Good Morning America that her son has always been the take-charge type.
Use your take-charge 'tude to get others charged up about some cool cause or charity.
His take-charge attitude alienates the others, but they look to be lost without him.
LOS ANGELES -- In The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care (Lemon Grove Press, May 15, 2012) award-winning author Martine Ehrenclou empowers patients to become pro-active, well informed participants in their own health care.
With advice and personal stories from over 200 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health professionals and patients, The Take-Charge Patient reveals insider information on how to cut through the red tape and navigate today's complex health care system with confidence.
Forthright and opinionated, with a dryly playful sense of humor, Wijnbergen has a reputation as a take-charge problem-solver.
Everest returns decision making to the hands of a take-charge society by arming consumers with a fluid, proactive opportunity to handle the funeral arranging process anonymously and proactively in the privacy of their homes.
Everest's Services is a must-have for today's value-focused, take-charge consumers, ensuring flexible, documented control of an otherwise unpredictable and unnecessarily expensive event," said Mark Duffey, Everest's chairman and CEO, and the former president of the nation's fourth largest publicly traded funeral and cemetery services company.
Hunter Harrison, president and chief executive officer of CN, said: "We will miss Keith's shrewd analysis and take-charge management style, but these strengths will go far at EWS.