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 […]

New Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity and Trust Debuts

Trust and Excellence in research is mandatory for proper results. With that in mind, the new Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity, and Trust has been created by National Academy of Sciences. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The plan is to “convene stakeholders across the research enterprise to develop ways to […]

Simon Keith – Heart Transplant Recipient on How to Embrace Fear (#16)

In this episode when Simon Keith described the moments just prior to entering the operating room prior to his first heart transplant, my mind raced to try and empathize with him. There is no way I could ever truly understand that feeling and moment, but Simon was nice enough to share candidly about that life-changing […]

Nellis Air Force Base To Become 5th Generation Center of Excellence

Nellis Air Force Base is becoming a 5th generation Center of Excellence. The Magnifying Excellence Podcast emanates from Las Vegas. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Per an official United States Air Force press release, Nellis Air Force base will become a home for a larger fighter presence by realigning the base’s […]

Here Are 10 Building Blocks for Employee Experience Excellence

Ninety-two percent of human resource leaders say that employee experience (EX) is a top priority in 2021. Here’s a tool to empower Excellence in that area. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. But even with this focus, according to a recent Forbes.com article and stats from Deloitte, nearly two-thirds (59%) of executives […]

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 […]

Licensing International Announces Excellence Award Nominees

There is Excellence in every discipline and Licensing International honors that industry with annual awards given in August. Read on for a link to the nominees. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Categories in the Licensing International 2021 Excellence Awards include Best Licensed Brand and Best Licensed Product with multiple sub-categories including […]

American Jewish Press Association Excellence Awards Honor Standouts

Top Jewish media companies and journalists were honored with Simon Rockower awards of Excellence in 39 different categories by the America Jewish Press Association. It was the 40th annual edition of the Rockower awards.–By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. About the Rockower Awards In 1979, as a century tribute to him by […]