"Your legacy, regardless of where you are in your leadership journey, starts now. Leading well now means finishing well later." - Brad Lomenick
We need great leaders. More than ever we need authentic, collaborative, inspiring men and women of integrity at the helm of society- and too often our leaders fall short. Some focus on personal success, alienating those they lead. Others shift their principles when it is convenient.
There is a better way. You can energize and inspire the people around you. You can equip a team of principled collaborators to answer God's calling. You can be a catalyst leader.
In The Catalyst Leader, Brad Lomenick describes the skills and principles that define a true change maker. This book offers eight key essentials by which a leader can influence others and make a difference, laying out the path to the keys for becoming an effective leader.
Lomenick shares wisdom, practical knowledge, and stories of success and failure from his own journey of running Catalyst, one of America's most influential leadership movements. And the lives of dozens of leaders around the world- from the creators of famous reality show to pastors, from ranch workers to a Silicon Valley designer. These men and women are living proof that good leadership inspires and innovates, while poor leadership leaves us with hopelessness and regret.
Leading can be a difficult road, and many choose to follow. But you can take a better path. Begin your journey to becoming a catalyst leader.
|About the Contributor(s)||Brad Lomenick
Brad Lomenick is President and Key Visionary of Catalyst—a movement purposed to equip and inspire young Christian leaders through events, resources, consulting, and community. Over the last 15 years, he has built a reputation as a key connector and convener of leaders. Before running Catalyst, Lomenick contributed to the growth of the nationally acclaimed Life@Work Magazine and was a management consultant with Cornerstone Group.
|Release Date||Apr 16, 2013|
- Review by Trina
In 'The Catalyst Leader,' Brad takes you behind the curtain of Catalyst, the leadership movement he leads, and into his own life, revealing personal failures and insecurities. He is also a great connector. In each chapter Brad introduces you to change makers he personally admires and knows, many of whom, if you follow them, will continue to inspire you long after you've finished the book. As a gifted question asker, Brad holds up a mirror for you to reflect on your own leadership journey and I was personally floored by what I saw.
Having listened to all 200+ Catalyst podcasts to date and having met Brad in person at Catalyst events, I was already a Lomenick fan. 'The Catalyst Leader' only deepened my respect for him. The "Brad" on the pages is the same man you'll meet in person.
'The Catalyst Leader' is one of the top leadership books I've read and I only wish that it had existed when I was 18 years old.
If you feel passionate to lead and don't feel like you've arrived yet, don't hesitate to buy this book and get a few copies for those you want to pour into. (Posted on 10/7/2013)