Self-starters demonstrate initiative and willingness to begin working without waiting for direction. Those who are skilled in this competency possess a strong work ethic and belief in getting results regardless of circumstances. Tomorrow’s leaders will use self-starting to proactively achieve objectives to realize the company vision quickly and avoid potential setbacks. As you practice self-starting, you will become more self-assured, persistent, conscientious, and assertive which allows you to lead projects and people effectively.

The Impact of Communication Gaps

By Davina Ware • 30 min

Discover barriers and blindspots when it comes to communication and how to close these gaps before they can create cracks in the foundation of your organization.

154. The Impact of Communication Gaps

• 30 min

Career and Workplace Strategist Davina Ware joins TCL Podcast host Dale Dixon to discuss the various barriers and blindspots when it comes to communication.

Ask a Coach: How Can I Get My Supervisor's Attention?

By Davina Ware • 14 min

TCL Faculty and Career Coach Davina Ware responds to an employee who is eager to be promoted but feels unseen by their supervisor.

Becoming a Self-Starter

By Dr. Francis Eberle • 4 min read

Recently a client of mine who is a self-starter decided to change jobs. Moves like this take a great deal of effort.

Nine Strategies for Being the Leader of You

By Jalene Case • 4 min read

Being a good leader of others starts with leading ourselves and yet, it’s still not a commonly discussed topic.