This program provides technical people with the tools they need in order to develop and enhance positive leadership skills. “Leadership Skills for Individual Contributors” is a great program for employees who want to expand their skill sets and/or aspire to obtain a leadership position within their company. In this keynote and/or workshop Cary will highlight: - How to think like a leader – case studies - Characteristics/vulnerabilities of technical people - case studies - Value shifts - the difference between technical & leadership responsibilities - Satisfaction adjustment cycle-balancing technical, administrative & people skills - The positive role of politics in an organization - The 5 most important leadership skills - Making the transition to leadership - The 3 main reasons technical people fail as leaders - 3 simple communication process techniques for leaders - Implementing leadership skills This is a 1-hour keynote and/or 4-6 hour interactive workshop! In the workshop version, there will be role playing & break-out groups. This presentation can be modified.