Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence Summit to Offer Unique Opportunities

The Department of Homeland Security Centers of Excellence virtual summit May 17-21 offers a unique opportunity to connect and network with COE researchers, DHS components, federal, state, and local stakeholders, as well as industry partners to present current and emerging solutions to threats and challenges faced by DHS. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying […]

William & Mary, NATO Defence Center of Excellence to Host Public Conference

The virtual NATO Cyber Defence: A Decade of Opportunities and Challenges is open to the public, and hosted in conjunction with William & Mary, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) and King’s College London, on April 16. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. This is the official sideline event of […]

Goals of Excellence Realized in Multiple Ways with Matsuyama Masters Win

Hideki Matsuyama won the 2021 Masters–the first Japanese player to do so–and it came about a decade following his 2011 low amateur showing, when he earned his spot by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur in 2010 and 2011. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. While Matsuyama’s victory on the course was impressive, the […]

LMI, Space Force Association Establish Center of Excellence

It’s a new age in many ways and the new Space Center of Excellence, a collaboration between industry, academia and the federal government, has been established. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The new center will support of U.S. Space Force missions and and provide research, analysis and expertise to U.S. space […]

A Power Jolt – 129 Utilities Earn Safety Award of Excellence

This is one of our most ‘powerful’ blog posts to date, by recognizing 129 utilities that have earned the Safety Award of Excellence from the American Public Power Association. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “Utilities that receive an APPA Safety Award have demonstrated that they have made the health and safety […]

Do You Know the Difference Between Customer Service and Customer Excellence?

We seek the experts at Magnifying Excellence, and here’s an intriguing discussion about achieving customer Excellence, as opposed to just quality service or experience. Here’s more from industry and Abbyy exec Anthony Macciola. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast.  “Moving beyond customer experience, if customers find it easy to do business with […]

SoFi Stadium Water Recycle Project Earns Excellence Award

Several key stakeholders were awarded the “Excellence In Action” award for SoFi Stadiums’ water recycling project. As the world evolves, the availability of water will be an ongoing issue and conservation and new tech at the forefront. –By Brian Hurlburt, Found and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast.  And the stadium project, which will attract hundreds of […]

George Kunz – How Quiet Excellence Leads to Happiness, Success (# 10)

What a journey for Magnifying Excellence that it’s been during season 1. Well, it’s time for our final episode of the first season and we are thrilled it is former NFL All-Pro, businessman and current attorney, George Kunz. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. We hope you enjoy another timeless journey of […]

Excellence In Construction Awards Honor Builders, Contractors

Nothing works well without a solid foundation, and the members of the Associated Builders and Contractors are building them daily across America. The recent Excellence in Construction Awards were held and unsung winners heralded. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Associated Builders and Contractors, founded in 1950, is a national construction industry […]

Center for Public Safety Excellence Honors the Best in Fire, Emergency Services Departments

It’s calming to know there is a Center for Public Safety Excellence out there fine tuning and honing the skills of our nation’s firefighters and others in emergency services. Recently, the organization doled out the 2021 awards, honoring the most Excellent. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The awards were given out […]