USDA Awards $5.76 million In Excellence Grants

Investment in infrastructure is a needed effort at times, and the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded $5.76 million for four 1890 Centers of Excellence grants. — By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence Podcast, Founder and Host. The institutions receiving the 1890 Centers of Excellence awards are Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama; Southern University, […]

Annika Sorenstam – How a Shy Girl Grew Up Not to Fear Excellence (#15)

During this episode, Annika Sorenstam, arguably the greatest women’s golfer in history, and also a huge success in business and philanthropy, shares her journey of Excellence like she never has before. What an episode and one you shouldn’t miss. And today, she reveals her journey of Excellence that includes: Overcoming shyness A willingness to never […]

Bombardier Earns FAA Diamond Award of Excellence

Bombardier, a global leader in aviation, earned the highest recognition in aviation maintenance. Five U.S.-based services centers earned 2020 Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award of Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration. —By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The AMT Diamond Award of Excellence is presented to organizations that provide 100 per cent […]

Cannabis Center of Excellence Works With Health Providers on Medical Research Project

It’s still a hot-button issue as to the impact of Cannabis on healthcare. Recently, the Cannabis Center of Excellence, Inc., Medicinal Genomics, and UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business (North Dartmouth, MA) announced the formation of the “Healthcare Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices Related to Medical Cannabis Research Study.” –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying […]

Healthiverse Heroes Awards Honor Healtchcare Tech Excellence

Healthcare is a continual topic of conversation, and the recent Healthiverse Heroes awards honored Excellence in Using Healthcare Technology to improve care, collaboration, interoperability, and patient outcomes.–By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Health technology pioneer DrFirst announced the winners of the inaugural Healthiverse Heroes Award. The awards spotlighted healthcare providers and organizations […]

Sam Schmidt – Enlightenment and Excellence Came After Paralysis (#14)

To most of us, it would seem as if being permanently paralyzed in a racing car accident would be the worst day of our lives. For guest Sam Schmidt, it just might have been one of the best days of his life. Former Indy Car champion Sam Schmidt defines what a true life of Excellence […]

Steve Kerr on Steph Curry: His Excellence Has Become Routine

I have written about Steph Curry before and he continues to ‘wow’ us all. His coach, Steve Kerr, says his Excellence is now routine. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “He’s reminding me of MJ in that you just get so used to the brilliance and the Excellence, it sort of blends […]

Excellence in UX Is Mandatory for Maximizing Growth Like Tesla, Apple

Excellence in UX should feature best practices that center on understanding, relevance, and use says BuiltIn.com contributing expert Antti Aaltonen. Here’s more about his thoughts. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Aaltonen is an expert within the BuiltIn.com community and the Head of user experience at Qt. He knows a thing or […]

Food Sustainability Excellence On Display at PACK EXPO

This seems like a fairly important topic, and several food brands are being recognized for food sustainability Excellence. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. ProFood World offers info, news and trends in the industry and is set to honor Conagra Brands, Smithfield Foods, B&G Foods, Liffey Meats, and Graphic Packaging International for […]

Darren Cahill – How Asking and Listening Leads to Excellence (#13)

This is Darren Cahill, who I call Mr. Ask and Listen. Listen to find out why, but it has to do with putting whom you coach first and understanding what will make them better. He’s here to share his journey of Excellence. As always, this isn’t a glorification of Excellence, but a deep examination of […]