Great Leadership Begins with Language: How to Choose it Wisely with Jen Thornton

podcast Apr 13, 2023

In negotiation and in our jobs in general, the importance of our words and the language we use can’t be stressed enough.

Our language can make the difference between mutual success and stalled progress.

Whether we’re talking with our leaders, or we’re the leaders ourselves, there are ways to use conversational intelligence to get on the same page with whoever we’re talking to.

What language choices are helpful and beneficial at work?

How do we make the transition from being led to becoming a leader?

In this episode, I’m joined by Leadership Consultant and the founder of 304 Coaching (and my personal coach), Jen Thornton.

She shares some awesome insight into the language of leadership.

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • The easiest way to become a better leader
    When you’re a new leader, how do you smoothly settle into that role?

  • Zoom in, not out
    How do we have more aligned and productive conversations with our leaders?

  • How to cement loyalty
    When it comes to our work as physicians, hard days come with the territory, how do we keep a high standard of leadership intact? 


Guest Bio

Jen Thornton is a Talent Strategy and Leadership Consultant and the founder and CEO of 304 Coaching. Jennifer has made it her life’s work to grow the kind of teams that inspire, influence, and innovate brand experience.

Jen knows just how powerful teams can be when they feel psychologically safe and invested in - and she knows just how crucial that is to any organization that wants to rapidly grow and expand. She brings an unconventional approach to designing innovative workforce development solutions for companies that are facing breakthrough growth and accelerated hiring patterns and the results are expectation-defying and impactful.

Jennifer is credentialed through the International Coaching Federation and holds certification in several accredited methodologies, including Conversation Intelligence and Gallup Strengths.

For more information, head to and listen to her podcast, Let’s Fix Leadership on your platform of choice.


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