As an IC Leader, I could totally relate to this post. There are challenges but the journey is very fulfilling. Between a traditional leader and an IC leader, there's some subtle differences, including influence with technical excellence. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

Also, thanks for sharing Leadership Letters.

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Thanks, Akash.

Yes, you are right, being recognized and respected as an IC leader is a very fulfilling experience.

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