Episode #83 – Catching Leadership the Creative Way – Michael Leytem

Can a fish teach you leadership?

Well, learning HOW to fish can and Michael Leytem has created the framework that proves it!

At CAFFE Strategies, we know the power of metaphorical thinking and the C.A.T.C.H and Release Framework is one of the best leadership strategies we have found for this new era of work.

In this episode, Michael reviews the framework and why it has cutting edge elements a compassionate effective leader needs during these VUCA times. He is a genius!


Enjoy the show and grab those wisdom gems!

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Michael’s Bio:

Michael has been a talent management consultant and leadership coach since 2011. He has worked with hundreds of Fortune 500 leaders to customize talent strategies and leadership solutions that drive personal and organizational growth. As a published academic, with an M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Michael has studied the mental processes and social pressures that influence effective leadership. His life-long passion for leadership, psychology, and mindfulness transcends throughout his work and interactions with others.





This episode is produced by CAFFEstrategies.com – an industry leader in intercultural creative thinking development and the home of the 16 Diamond Tools of Creative Thinkers and the 7 Gems of Intercultural Creativity!

The mission of CAFFE Strategies is to equip organizations with strategies of Intercultural Creativity that supports their DE&I goals. Intercultural Creativity is a unique type of training that develops intercultural competence (which is needed for inclusion and belonging) primarily using creative thinking strategies and cognitive processes, which is needed for value creation.

In addition to utilizing our 7 Gems of Intercultural Creativity methodology, the other creative thinking strategies used in our trainings include divergent thinking, reframing, un-obvious associations, combinatory thinking, metaphorical processing, transformation ideation, and imagination development, to develop intercultural competence, self awareness, cultural-awareness and creative thinking.


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