Wholegrain Leadership

Wholegrain Leadership


Latest Episodes

Tell convincing stories
February 10, 2021

Kai-Jürgen Lietz has written a book about storytelling called “Storytellity”. He explains the power of telling stories. Although it goes back to the stone age, you can easily apply it to modern-day (business) contexts. Kai-Jürgen and Matthias discuss diff

Tell convincing stories
February 10, 2021

My guest Kai-Jürgen Lietz has written a book about storytelling called "Storytellity". He explains the power of telling stories. Although it goes back to the stone age, you can easily apply it to modern-day (business) contexts.

How to get perspective
January 22, 2021

Matthias explains what leaders should read and listen to for insights and perspective. Contrary to popular belief, leadership is less about talking and more about listening. Matthias tells you what he reads and consumes and how you can get out of your bub

How to get perspective
January 22, 2021

Matthias explains what leaders should read and listen to for insights and perspective. Contrary to popular belief, leadership is less about talking and more about listening. Matthias tells you what he reads and consumes and how you can get out of your bub

Become a thought leader
January 07, 2021

Becoming a thought leader is essential to transitioning into senior leadership roles. It’s not enough to be an expert. You also have to be able to communicate your ideas to a broad audience. Matthias’s guest Rhea Wessel, a journalist by training, is the f

Become a Thought Leader
January 07, 2021

Becoming a thought leader is essential to transitioning into senior leadership roles. It’s not enough to be an expert. You also have to be able to communicate your ideas to a broad audience.

Business model generation
May 07, 2020

How do you generate or refine a business model? In this episode, Matthias introduces the Business Model Generation canvas developed by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur. He describes the nine building blocks and dives into different business models:

Business Model Generation
May 07, 2020

How do you generate or refine a business model? In this episode, Matthias introduces the Business Model Generation canvas developed by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur.

What is strategy?
February 06, 2020

Defining and executing strategy is one of the most important tasks of a leader. In this episode, Matthias Catón explains what strategy is, what it isn’t, and how it differs from other concepts such as operational excellence. He discusses two principles yo

What is strategy?
February 06, 2020

Defining and executing strategy is one of the most important tasks of a leader. In this episode, Matthias Catón explains what strategy is, what it isn’t, and how it differs from other concepts such as operational excellence.