Our special guest is serial entrepreneur, pilot, kite surfer and skiing powder hound Scott Diggs. Scott has started and grown numerous businesses, led an organization of nearly 2,000 people and built a life of balance and spiritual growth. Listen in as Scott shares some of his secrets to building a great team and culture, as well as his conviction that consistently doing the right thing will lead you to financial success and legacy. The Impact Leadership Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera, the leadership development eco-system that helps your grow your people, grow your business and grow your life.

Show Notes

In this episode you’ll learn …

  • Life balance requires that you prioritize your life in advance to assure space and time for the things you love
  • The importance of starting your day with your spiritual practices
  • Leadership involves focusing on influence, impact and culture
  • Hiring is often more successful when you hire like-minded people instead of hiring people with industry or job experience
  • Before you empower your people you need to invest in teaching your people
  • Hire people who are visionary, high energy, self-confident, tolerance for failure, creative, integrity and strong internal controls = equally yoked
  • You don’t always need the best decisions … you need to allow your people’s ideas to be good enough
  • It’s vital to give your team members ownership of their work and outcomes
  • Work life balance requires letting go to your team members and giving up control
  • Building a strong culture includes allowing yourself to have relationships with your team members
  • Leaders do the right thing even when it’s hard and expensive (and teach your team, your family, your partners etc. to all do the right thing)
  • Leadership requires transparency and trust
  • Vital role of trust in building your team and organization
  • Leaders must earn the trust (it’s not given)


Special Guest

Scott Diggs

Serial Entrepreneur and President – Lift It Rentals, LLC & affiliated Companies

Your Hosts

Jeff Nischwitz

Author, speaker, coach, consultant, and
Chief SHIFT Officer of Cardivera

Craig Mathews

Strategist, innovator, consultant, and
CEO of Cardivera