Solutions June 2018 - Page 64

• How are you enhancing the culture? I learned years ago that leadership isn’t just what you do but what you allow. Where are you allowing leaders to operate counter to the culture you are trying to create? Leaders at any level of the org chart need to be able to identify the areas and people who are toxic to the plan, who create gray and monochrome environments, who keep others from thriving. You have to pinpoint the issues and make changes. Now. Adapted from The Life-Giving Leader: Learning to Lead from Your Truest Self. Copyright © 2018 by Tyler Reagin. To be published by WaterBrook, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, on September 18. RATE THIS ARTICLE Tyler Reagin TYLER REAGIN is the president of Catalyst, a leadership development organization that exists to unify and equip church leaders with resources and experiential events. Through live events, weekly podcasts, digital resources, and a community- building app, the Catalyst team connects with over one hundred thousand leaders from around the world. Prior to Catalyst, Tyler served for seven years under the leadership of Andy Stanley as the service programming director with North Point Ministries. He received his master of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and serves as a leadership coach for teams and organizations. Tyler and his wife, Carrie, have two boys and live in Atlanta, Georgia. When he’s not working, Tyler is hanging out with his friends and family on the golf course. 64 • Solutions