Sam Schmidt – Enlightenment and Excellence Came After Paralysis (#14)

To most of us, it would seem as if being permanently paralyzed in a racing car accident would be the worst day of our lives. For guest Sam Schmidt, it just might have been one of the best days of his life. Former Indy Car champion Sam Schmidt defines what a true life of Excellence […]

Steve Kerr on Steph Curry: His Excellence Has Become Routine

I have written about Steph Curry before and he continues to ‘wow’ us all. His coach, Steve Kerr, says his Excellence is now routine. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “He’s reminding me of MJ in that you just get so used to the brilliance and the Excellence, it sort of blends […]

Excellence in UX Is Mandatory for Maximizing Growth Like Tesla, Apple

Excellence in UX should feature best practices that center on understanding, relevance, and use says contributing expert Antti Aaltonen. Here’s more about his thoughts. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Aaltonen is an expert within the community and the Head of user experience at Qt. He knows a thing or […]

Food Sustainability Excellence On Display at PACK EXPO

This seems like a fairly important topic, and several food brands are being recognized for food sustainability Excellence. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. ProFood World offers info, news and trends in the industry and is set to honor Conagra Brands, Smithfield Foods, B&G Foods, Liffey Meats, and Graphic Packaging International for […]

Darren Cahill – How Asking and Listening Leads to Excellence (#13)

This is Darren Cahill, who I call Mr. Ask and Listen. Listen to find out why, but it has to do with putting whom you coach first and understanding what will make them better. He’s here to share his journey of Excellence. As always, this isn’t a glorification of Excellence, but a deep examination of […]

Tasha Schwikert Moser– How Excellence Blossoms from Little Margin for Error (# 12)

Tasha Schwikert Moser had to perform under the brightest lights and intense pressure when mere seconds could define her performance and career. Listen now as this Olympic medal winner for Team USA turned attorney shares stories, inspirations and more from her journey of Excellence, which featured challenges as they all do. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder […]

Special Podcast – The Most Intriguing Moments from Season 1 (#11)

The Magnifying Excellence journey is through Season 1, and we thought a “most intriguing” episode was warranted. Listen now to what we believe to be the most intriguing moments from Greg Maddux, Napoleon McCallum, Susan Anton, Bill Walton, Mike Maddux, Charley Hoffman, Frank Figliuzzi, Greg Anthony, Elizabeth Blau and George Kunz. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder […]

Steph Curry’s Excellence Is On Full Display in 2021

Here’s video proof of how Steph Curry is putting on a shooting display unlike anything the NBA has ever seen. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Curry recently passed Wilt Chamberlain on the Golden State Warriors all-time scoring list and did so with a 53-point performance against the Denver Nuggets. A couple […] – Jaguar Legacy of Excellence

According to, Jaguar exudes Excellence and “has forever been synonymous with glamour, luxury, high performance…and a little devilry.” –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Writer Richard Torne penned that Jaguar is the “car of choice for film stars, racing drivers, and even bank robbers” and that “few marques can boast Jaguar’s […]

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 […]