LWIT FB podcast covers Ep77 onwards-8

098: The Leadership Skills You Need as an Individual Contributor

It’s pretty common that when we think about leadership we think about a managerial job title or a prestigious position. But if you’ve been around here long enough, you know that leadership isn’t about the title – it’s about the influence! 

Let’s talk about the leadership skills you need as an individual contributor to really make an impact. 

In today’s episode, I’m diving into the importance of leadership at the individual contributor (IC) level and how to foster great leadership for yourself (and the ICs that work for you) to achieve bigger impact and elevate both you and your organization. 

Ready to learn what it takes to lead as an individual contributor?

Let’s go to the show!

I dive into:

  • The leadership skills you need to develop if you are an individual contributor (and why you want to lead ICs on your own team to develop them too)
  • Being the thought and ideas leader in your organization from an IC standpoint
  • Why a title isn’t the resource you think it is (and how to get the resources you really need to make an impact!)
  • The NINE things you can do to lead without a title and still have a massive influence
  • And more

Useful links!

Find out all the details on joining Lit Up Leadership Academy at tonicollis.com/academy.

Not sure if the Academy is the right thing for you? Book a coffee chat to ask Toni any questions about what’s in the Academy and figure out if this is the support you are after: http://bit.ly/LULACoffee 

If you are ready to uplevel your career, and get a boost (and a salary bump) by shortcutting your way to success, find out more about Toni’s Coaching at:


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