Elizabeth Blau – Why Leading By Example and With Heart Means Excellence (# 9)

“Leading by example is critical. You can’t tell people to do one thing, like, ‘Don’t spread COVID and stay home’, and then be a politician who travels out of state to visit their family.” – Elizabeth Blau. It’s powerful to lead by example, and that is exactly what Season 1, Episode 9 guest Elizabeth Blau […]

New Book Focuses on Excellence, Extreme Humanism

As the Magnifying Excellence Podcast and overall vision of xlete.com continues to evolve, we seek out those also embracing Excellence. Tom Peters is an obvious choice, and he has been urging Excellence for decades. His words ring more true than ever. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host and Founder, Magnifying Excellence. From TomPeters.com: These tumultuous times demand […]

CBS Sports – The Excellence and Obsession of Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas is accomplishing things on the PGA Tour that only the legends before him have, and CBSSports.com writer Kyle Porter believes he will be an all-time great. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. His article headline was, “The excellence and obsession of Justin Thomas paint the picture of a generational great”, […]

SXSW Gaming Awards Honor 7 Excellence Category Winners

Excellence is all around us and that was again evident at the 2021 SXSW Gaming Awards, which were announced virtually. Of the 12 categories, seven winners were recognized for Excellence. We like that. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. The SXSW Gaming Awards recognized “the most creative and influential titles, teams, and […]

Forbes.com Highlights Excellence in College Counseling Honorees

There are plenty of challenging jobs in 2021, and among them is being a high school college counselor. As such, Forbes.com recently recognized some Excellence in the profession. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. And we couldn’t help but LOVE one of the questions in the interview. Read below for that. From […]

Nominations Now Open for 2021 Women In Tech Excellence Awards

As we often state: Excellence is all around us. Now the 2021 Women in Tech Excellence Awards in the UK are nearly upon and nominations are open. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. From the official award presenters: “This year’s Women in Tech Excellence Awards will be something special. They will be […]

Strength, Excellence of American Military Diversity Showcased

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, along with President Joe Biden, showcased the strength and Excellence–and diversity–of the American military upon the recent appointments of Jacqueline Van Ovost and Army Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson. —By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Editor, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “The diversity of our nation makes us stronger, and that diversity […]

Greg Anthony – The Power of Perseverance and Not Fearing Failure (#8)

By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. Our guest for this episode is Greg Anthony, an NCAA national champion (UNLV), 11-year NBA veteran, current NBA announcer and business person. Like each of our previous guests, Greg talks exclusively and candidly like never before about his winding journey of Excellence. Our conversations with our […]

Frank Figliuzzi – Inside the FBI’s Code of Excellence (#7)

By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. It’s time for another journey of Excellence, where our guests talk exclusively and candidly about their journeys of Excellence like never before. Our episodes are not a glorification of excellence, but an examination of the all-encompassing path of Excellence. This episode features Frank Figliuzzi, a best-selling […]

Deepwatch Earns Two Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

With each passing day, cybersecurity becomes even more vital. Fortunately there are companies offering it at the highest levels, including deepwatch, which just earned two Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. deepwatch is a leading cloud platform for security operations and was named the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Best Cybersecurity Startup […]