Archive for the ‘On the Challenges of Leadership’ Category

  • The Florida College System Needs Your Support

    Friday, March 18, 2011

    Now is the time to strengthen rather than blunt the work of the 28 state/community colleges now known as the Florida…

  • On Doing Good

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010

    A chapter from the manuscript In the Crucible of Work, authored by Sanford Shugart

    Doing well and doing good are not the same thing. When we go to work, especially when we take on the mantle of leadership – the responsibility to steward an enterprise on behalf of those we serve and those with whom we serve – they have every reason to expect our best. Our best efforts to lead with and toward excellence come with the role we assume as leader, no matter what the purpose of the organization. This is about doing our jobs well. It is a matter of commitment, competence, and performance. But in addition to doing our work well, it is also of vital importance to our work, ourselves, and our organizations that we do good, seeking both ends and means that are, in a word, a blessing to others.