Linda Hartough – Capturing Excellence With a Fine Artist (#19)

Linda Hartough is a fine artist who followed her beliefs to establish a new genre of golf art and this episode reveals her path, choices and journey. Since 1984, she has captured some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses through stunningly realistic paintings including Augusta National, Carnoustie, Pebble Beach and St. Andrews. Hartough on […]

Dr. Gerald E. Harmon – Why His Advice of Excellence Is Vital More Than Ever (#18)

During these challenging times, this is arguably our most important episode to date. Dr. Gerald E. Harmon, a practicing family medical specialist and American Medical Association president, share his views on Excellence and much more with us. Dr. Harmon’s bio is filled with Excellence, including serving as major general in the Air Force, chief physician […]

Lt. Col Dan Rooney – Going Before You Are Ready is the DNA of Excellence (#17)

Lt. Col. Dan Rooney is the only person in history to be both a United States Air Force pilot and a PGA of America professional. How Being a Fighter Pilot Changed His Life Being a fighter pilot changed his life and the core philosophy of honestly scrutinizing your efforts translates to everyday life. “Being a […]

Real Time Curation of Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Excellence is in the process, and here is a real-time curation of Vaccine information as presented by the  Infectious Diseases Society of America. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. There really isn’t much intro needed for this article. CLICK NOW for the latest Vaccine information curated from difference sources by the IDSA.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence Earned by 24 Hospitals

Never in our history have we focused more on antimicrobial initiatives. Now, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has designated 24 institutions with Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence status. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The designated hospitals have created stewardship programs led by infectious diseases-trained physicians and pharmacists that advance […]

Biles’ Olympics Excellence Is Pushing the Envelope on All Levels

Simone Biles’ Excellence is in another stratosphere when it comes to her competitors. And therein lies opportunity and controversy. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. UPDATE to STORY – Biles was forced to withdraw from the women’s team competition due to a medical issue that occurred during her performance, when we was […]

Values of Olympism – Excellence, Friendship, Respect

Every four years–barring a pandemic–the Olympics showcase a level of Excellence we can all aspire to achieve. And Excellence is one of three Olympic values. -By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The overriding message of the Olympics is to create unity and bring people together. A common philosophy of the Olympics is […]

Aluminum Center of Excellence to ‘Shape’ Future

An aluminum center of Excellence? We had to click and find out more about this project. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. According to Grand Rapids Business Journal, The Grand Haven, Mich., based Shape Corp., a global tier-one automotive supplier, held a groundbreaking ceremony recently for its new Aluminum Center of Excellence […]

PHX Cardinals Preview – The Patch to Excellence

You know whenever we come across compelling headlines about Excellence, we share them. And a recent fan mailbag from the NFL’s Phoenix Cardinals fit that bill. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The header was, “You’ve Got Mail: The Path To Excellence”, and followed with the subhead, “Topics include keys to improvement, […]

Bipartisan Bills Aims to Expand Excellence Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Act

Mental health is an important topic, especially given the world’s continual challenges. A new bill aims to expand the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Act that was passed in 2014. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (Mich.) announced their new bipartisan bill […]