Reveals How to Quickly Achieve Entrepreneurial Excellence features a business council that offers advise to business people and recent post headlined featured the word Excellence. If you have been following along, then you know that means I have to highlight it. The article, “How To Quickly Reach Excellence As An Entrepreneur”, featured several tips for aspiring business men and women. Here’s […]

Stanford Coach Defined by ‘Sustained Excellence’

The headline reminded us about how Magnifying Excellence Season 1 guest and baseball hall of famer Greg Maddux defined Excellence. More on this definition later, but the recent headlined that grabbed my attention was, “Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer defined by sustained excellence.” Here’s why. –By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence Podcast host. Maddux’ definition […]

A Goal of No Goals – Here’s the Panthers Goaltending Excellence Department

This news is exactly in line with everyting we are about at the Magnifying Excellence Podcast and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League have created a “Goaltending Excellence Department.” –By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence. The Panthers released the following statement and information about the potentially groundbreaking department: “The Panthers first-of-its-kind department will […]

Michaels Wins Ford Frick Broadcasting Excellence Award

Announcer Al Michaels has exuded Excellence calling games and events for decades in now he has been recognized with the 2021 Ford C. Frick Award winner, which was announced on MLB Network on Dec. 9, 2020. The award is voted on by a panel of 12 living Frick Award recipients and three broadcast historians/columnists. He […]

Google’s Eric Schmidt On Excellence and the Age It Begins

Looks like the old adage “Sweet 16” has new meaning according to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. In a recent far-reaching interview for Time’s newsletter, he said at about age 16 is when we should start measuring Excellence. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “The question was, what’s the lowest age at which we […]

Nevada National Guardsman Honored for Excellence Amid Pandemic

Excellence is all around us and during the Covid-19 pandemic, people are giving of themselves to make a positive difference. Such is the case with Nevada Army Guard Lt. Col. Brett Compston of the Nevada National Guard who was one of only six nationwide to be honored for Excellence. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence […]

Research Reveals the ‘Mundanity of Excellence’

What exactly is the “Mundanity of Excellence”? While our Magnifying Excellence Podcast and this website reveals the definitions of Excellence from many of the world’s best and others, a published research paper from more than 30 years ago revealed how Excellence is achieved by doing the little things more effectively and differently. –By Brian Hurlburt, […]

5 Top Tips for Excellence From Maddux, Walton, Anton, McCallum

By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence Podcast Host Excellence is a journey, not a destination. If there is one thing I have learned in the initial five episodes of the Magnifying Excellence Podcast, it’s that is the overriding philosophy. Hall of Famers Greg Maddux (baseball), Napoleon McCallum (college football) and Bill Walton (basketball), entertainment icon Susan […]

Howard University, Pentagon Team Up for Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence

According to, “The Defense Department, Army and Howard University have linked up to collectively push forward artificial intelligence and machine learning-rooted research, technologies and applications through a recently unveiled center of excellence. A unique partnership with an eye towards the future. –By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence Podcast Host and Founder. The work to be […]