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 NextGov.com, “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 […]

Steelers Roethlisberger, Young Wideouts Exemplify NFL Excellence

DKPittsburghSports.com founder and writer Dejan Kovacevic has a way with words, and he recently labeled the partnership between Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger as exemplifying energy and Excellence. Who are we to argue? –By Brian Hurlburt, Magnifying Excellence Podcast Host and Founder. Kovacevic captures the success on offense of everyone involved as, “This blossoming symbiosis between […]

NASCAR Legend Jimmie Johnson Wins France Award of Excellence

Among the legends of NASCAR, 7-tim Cup champion Jimmie Johnson ranks near the top not only for his racing Excellence but also for the Excellence he displayed out of the car. Recently, NASCAR honored Johnson with the Bill France Award of Excellence. An important note is that the award is considered one of NASCAR’s most […]

US Ski and Snowboard Center of Excellence Is Next Level

In Park City, Utah, stands the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Center of Excellence, which helps American winter sport athletes train year round for the Olympics and other world-class competitions. Athletes have called it a game-changer over the years. Olympic champions Jonny Moseley and X Games Gold Medalist Maggie Voisin recently hosted a virtual fundraiser from […]