Are you naïve enough to believe that others think and communicate the same way you do? Are you struggling to understand and navigate communication gaps with your team? Do you want some practical tools to help you lead better, grow revenue and build better team relationships? Our special guest Carol Linden answers these questions and many others as we explore what Carol calls teaching adults to play well together. Carol is a trainer, coach, speaker and Founder of Effective With People, which helps leaders, managers and team members understand personality differences and enhance their communications, build trust and improve every-day effectiveness. Carol will be sharing some of her unique insights, perspectives and tools for understanding differences in order to transform your team and your business. 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…

  • The ways that valuing differences will create and enhance success
  • That when leaders, managers and team members understand personality differences, their communications are more effective and result in fewer misunderstandings
  • Three tenants of emotional intelligence
  • The four basic Interaction StylesTM
  • That understanding different communication and interaction styles builds trust and every-day effectiveness throughout an organization
  • Ways to avoid misunderstandings that hurt the bottom line
  • Strategies for navigating different communication and interaction styles
  • The importance of self-awareness and impact awareness in leadership and management
  • Every day examples of ways that interaction style differences impact your team and organization effectiveness and relationships
  • 90% of leadership failures are based upon emotional intelligence


Your Hosts

Jeff Nischwitz

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

Craig Mathews

Strategist, innovator, consultant, and
CEO of Cardivera