The tech industry is calling forward its people to new levels of leadership. In this space, they get to become catalysts for change, turning ideas into actions and using their expertise to set others up for success.

In today’s episode, we welcome intrapreneur, innovator, and tech expert – William Adams.
William is currently the Technical Advisor to Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott.
What does a technical advisor do – you ask?

William helps Microsoft do better as an organization by focusing on stronger ways to bring people into the company, growing their careers, and making them more effective.

During this conversation, Laura and William cover the fascinating aspects of his unique role, what his leadership philosophy is, the four directives every thriving leader should understand, and much more!

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 43 where Laura and Shari Foos dive deep into the keys to creating a more connected workplace, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-What it’s like being an entrepreneur in an organization.
-What a servant leader is.
-Harnessing your team’s authenticity as a leader.
-Building empathy through Active listening in the workplace.
-Ways to support introverts in the tech industry.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit William’s website at
-Visit his LinkedIn profile Thewilliamadams and connect with him via Twitter @LeapToTech.
-Read the book: Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration by Bert Holldobler.
-Check out our website here and sign up for the next cohort of the You Belong in the C-Suite Group Coaching Program.

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More about William Adams:

William A. Adams is an award-winning D&I innovator, engineering trailblazer, and philanthropist. He was named the first Technical Advisor to Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott.

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