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) 19.95 ISBN: 9780981524030
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.
Divided into short, straightforward chapters, The Take-Charge Patient covers everything from understanding the doctor-patient relationship and getting the most out of each doctor visit to preventing medical errors and differentiating between types of procedures and care providers.
Similar to her first book, Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive, Ehrenclou has written The Take-Charge Patient with the kind of authority and know-how that only someone who has experienced these challenges firsthand can achieve.
The singer also says that as a take-charge entertainer, she likes it when a man takes charge in bed.
Use your take-charge 'tude to get others charged up about some cool cause or charity.