99 episodes

A podcast discussing how to create the next generation of women leaders in the tech industry, helping you succeed on your terms and being the leader you want to be.

On this podcast, we explore the techniques, tips and strategies you can use to become a standout leader. To give you the time and credibility to focus on what you love doing instead of justifying yourself every moment along the way. I’ll be sharing with you my best insights designed to make success not just simple, but inevitable.

Whether you are on your way to the CSuite, an emerging leader or a budding Entrepreneur, this is the podcast you need to become a Lit-Up Leader and turn your tech passion into the career you love.

For free online resources for your tech leadership journey go to: https://tonicollis.com/

Leading Women in Tech Podcast Toni Collis

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

A podcast discussing how to create the next generation of women leaders in the tech industry, helping you succeed on your terms and being the leader you want to be.

On this podcast, we explore the techniques, tips and strategies you can use to become a standout leader. To give you the time and credibility to focus on what you love doing instead of justifying yourself every moment along the way. I’ll be sharing with you my best insights designed to make success not just simple, but inevitable.

Whether you are on your way to the CSuite, an emerging leader or a budding Entrepreneur, this is the podcast you need to become a Lit-Up Leader and turn your tech passion into the career you love.

For free online resources for your tech leadership journey go to: https://tonicollis.com/

    Realizing You Have More Choice Than You Think in Your Career with Danae Shell

    Realizing You Have More Choice Than You Think in Your Career with Danae Shell

    Does a toxic work environment have you questioning your career? Have a racist or sexist boss? Do you want to do something about it, but not sure where to start? 
    I wish there weren’t a need to tackle this, my love! But it’s so important as women in tech that we know how to protect ourselves.
     
    Let’s talk about access to legal services in your career and what you need to know about your workplace rights.
    In today’s episode, I invite my friend, Danae Shell, co-founder and CEO of Valla, to share her nuggets of wisdom on sorting workplace issues (even if you don’t have money for a lawyer!) and how to understand your own rights so you can have more choice in your career. 
    Ready to feel empowered to tackle any workplace issue?
     
    Let’s go to the show!
    We dive into:
    Helping women & marginalized groups access legal services in their careers Some powerful examples of Valla’s tools to help you stand up to a toxic boss Discrimination First Aid - and how this training can help you The 3 stages of sorting through a toxic workplace issue Advice on your next step if you are experiencing a toxic work environment And so much more  
    **Useful links**
    Find out all about Danae, her work at Valla and Discrimination First Aid: Connect with Danae on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danaeyshell/  Check out Valla: https://valla.law  Discrimination First Aid training https://valla.uk/discrimination-first-aid-training  Book: The Good Ally by Nova Reid (Get it at Waterstones here or at Barnes & Noble here) Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode111   
    Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives.

    • 39 min
    Building Consistency That Builds the Momentum of Success

    Building Consistency That Builds the Momentum of Success

    If you’re working on your executive presence right now, are wanting to build consistency in your habits, processes, and ultimately your success, this is for you! 
    In today’s episode, I share with you the truth behind becoming consistent and having the ability to stand out and be noticed for being good at something. By cultivating self-responsibility and consistency, I break down how to use your brainpower to achieve success and what this can mean in all areas of your life. 
     
    Ready to figure out what you can do, how to do it and the mindset work that might be holding you back in achieving your success?
    Let’s go to the show!
     
    I’m diving into:
    How to use consistency to drive your success  Key core processes that must be consistent so it can become easy Determining which habits you’ve gone overboard with  A core component of executive presence Why I believe self-accountability is better than accountability from a Coach How to notice triggers that take you off track Key steps you can use today to build momentum with your habits And more  
    **Useful links**
    Find out all the details on Lit Up Leadership Academy at: https://tonicollis.com/academy  Ready to uplevel your Executive Presence? Check out my mini-course: https://tonicollis.com/shop/exec-presence  Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode110  Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives.

    • 30 min
    Leading in Crypto & Web3 with Danver Chandler

    Leading in Crypto & Web3 with Danver Chandler

    If you’re curious about web3, cryptocurrency, blockchains, or NFTs - this one’s for you, my love! 
     
    In today’s episode, I invite Danver Chandler, Head of Community at Synesis One, to share her passion for breaking barriers and enabling the direct participation and creation of benevolent AI for humanity. We break down the lingo, dive into the reputation & possible regulation of crypto, and some powerful ways you can enter this space as a female leader in the tech industry. 
    Ready to learn more about this new world of crypto & web3 - and what it means for us as women in tech?
    Let’s go to the show! 
    We dive into:
    Danver’s career journey to blockchain & joining the team behind Synesis One The lingo breakdown - blockchain, crypto, NFTs & web3 A look at the unfortunate reputation of cryptocurrency Regulation on crypto - do we need it? Crypto and climate change Making AI less biased (and how you can contribute!) Danver’s mindset tip to help more women enter the crypto space And more  
    **Useful links**
    Connect with Danver at: Connect with Danver on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danverc/ Check out Synesis One: www.synesis.one  Want to contribute to improving AI? Get started straight away here:  https://discord.gg/synesisone 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: https://tonicollis.com/workwithtoni 
    Alternatively, go straight ahead and book a free Discovery Call, to find out more and discuss the type of support you would most benefit from: https://bit.ly/DiscoverToni  Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode109   
    Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives.

    • 35 min
    The 12-week Year

    The 12-week Year

    Want to achieve more in your year than you’ve ever thought possible?
    Let’s talk about the 12-week year, and how this type of attitude towards achievement can help you do it - without all the stress and hustle!
    In today’s episode, I’m sharing my approach to the 12-week year, how I execute it in my own business and the tools to help you do the same so you can increase productivity and move your career forward toward your big & small goals. 
    Ready for the approach you need to operate more strategically?
    Let’s go to the show!
    I dive into:
    The 12-week year and how to use it effectively to achieve more in your career! A simple, 3-step process to help you execute your 90-day plan Why the best execution models do THIS every 12 weeks Choosing the most effective cycle based on the size of your goals (4, 6, or 12 weeks) And more


    **Useful links**
    Want to find more useful tips to get to grips with what really matters? Check out Episode 104: Why You Need to Delete 80% of Your To-Do List Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode108 Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives.

    • 24 min
    Being a Great Communicator with Emma Wainer

    Being a Great Communicator with Emma Wainer

    Want to know a little secret? 
     
    Great speakers are made, not born.
     
    And that means you can actually improve your communication (and future-proof your career!) with some of the amazing tools my guest shares in today’s episode.
    I invite extraordinary voice coach, Emma Wainer, to talk to us all about why your voice at work is so important, and her TOP TIPS for improving your communication.
    Ready to start using your voice at work to uplevel your team, organization & career?
    Let’s go to the show!
    We dive into:
    Why voice is so important for your career (and how it can help you future-proof it) Emma’s TOP TIPS for women to help improve our communication at work Examining your own default communication system  Why opposition can be a good thing (and what you need to know so that you can leverage it) How the communication culture of your organization could be showing up in your career - and what to do if there isn’t alignment Sustainability as a differentiator for organizations And more  
    **Useful links**
    Connect and find out more about today’s guest, Emma Wainer at https://linktr.ee/emmawainer  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: https://tonicollis.com/workwithtoni  Alternatively, go straight ahead and book a free Discovery Call, to find out more and discuss the type of support you would most benefit from: https://bit.ly/DiscoverToni  Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode107  Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives.

    • 40 min
    How to Create Great Culture in Your Team (irrespective of what's going on in the rest of your organization)

    How to Create Great Culture in Your Team (irrespective of what's going on in the rest of your organization)

    Culture - it can make or break an organization.
    So, how do we create a great team culture that gets higher engagement from employees, creates higher retention, and increases productivity?
    Let’s talk about how you can impact your team’s culture (even when you’re not getting support from senior leadership)!
     
    In today’s episode, I’m sharing the BIGGEST reasons why a fantastic team culture is essential for productivity (and happiness!) and breaking down the 4 key steps to creating it. 
    Ready to ditch the toxicity, help your organization build a great team culture, and maybe even change the tech industry in the process?
    Let’s go to the show! 
    I dive into:
    The 4 KEY steps to creating a fantastic culture in your organization (even if your broader organization isn’t doing the work!) Why fostering THIS is essential if you want to create a great work culture The effects of toxic work culture & what it really means to build a great team culture A permission slip if you are feeling stuck in a very toxic work environment And more  
    Useful links!
    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:
    https://tonicollis.com/workwithtoni 
    Alternatively, go straight ahead and book a free Discovery Call, to find out more and discuss the type of support you would most benefit from: https://bit.ly/DiscoverToni 
     
    Catch the show notes, and more details about today's episode here: https://tonicollis.com/episode106 
    Join the Leading Women in Tech community in Slack where we discuss all-the-things for women’s tech leadership, covering everything from early-career leadership to C-level executives: https://join.slack.com/t/leadingwomenintech/shared_invite/zt-w8qbxeue-jDgnuaz8lK29Ws6Sr8NXVg 

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

phoenix-joli ,

Insights and actionable ideas

Look no further- Leading Women in Tech keeps me from falling into old ways of thinking about leadership. As a person who is always trying to move the needle for equanimity, I’m so glad to have found Toni’s podcast!

nbarron928 ,

The Best Place for Women in Tech

This podcast is the C-suite training ground for any woman in tech who already is in the C-suite or is heading their shortly. Dr. Toni delivers so much value in each episode and I love that she guides women on how to be their authentic, feminine selves in their leadership journey. Her expertise as a C-suite leader in tech gives her the credibility and the gravitas to be the wonderful coach that she is.

Pcrchik ,

Engaging conversation!

If you are a woman in tech who is on the path to leadership, this is the podcast for you! From Toni’s vast industry knowledge to her guests valuable insight, you will find all the guidance you will need from this show. Follow, follow, follow!!!

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