“Bias for action” might be a new saying to hold on to!
“The most productive people start quickly, and they never wait to be told to begin.”
I’ve said more than once to team members that if I follow up I feel I’m doing their job too and one of the easiest ways to impress is to get things done before it comes to that or to at least give an update and have made some progress.
Initiative is the one trait on this list that you don’t have to learn or develop with experience- you can have it on day one and use it on day one. Start there? And over time leverage your experience to develop the other six skills. We are all a work in progress.