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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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”, […]

‘Competitive Drive for Excellence’ Drives QB Rodgers

A traditional question asked during each Magnifying Excellence Podcast is about how guests are motivated. For Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the answer is based in Excellence. One day soon we hope to have him on our podcast to expand on his answer. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “We have […]

Head of Health and Fitness Excellence Inspires Exercise Success

We love the title already: Teddy Savage is the Head of Health and Fitness Excellence at Planet Fitness. Savage appears throughout the country on media and in person, motivating folks to get active. Here is a recent appearance with some tips to inspire success. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. From […]

UCLA Gymnast Routine Celebrating Black Excellence Goes Viral

A minimum of 10 million viewers have already watched the routine of Nia Dennis during a Pac-12 competition Jan. 23, 2021. Upon completion, the official UCLA gymnastics feed tweeted, “This is what #BlackExcellence” looks like. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder and Host, Magnifying Excellence. It was pure Excellence and the reactions of her teammates makes it […]

Aaron’s Consistent Excellence Made Him a Legend

With the passing of Hammerin’ Hank Aaron, baseball has lost a true legend and a player who exuded long-term Excellence as well as anyone in the sport’s history. For 23 years he was Excellence and as fellow hall of famer Greg Maddux told us during the first episode of the Magnifying Excellence podcast, doing something […]

Tampa Bay Coach Saw Brady’s Excellence Immediately

It was clear to Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich even well before the season started that his new quarterback, Tom Brady, was all about Excellence. What he quickly noted has been proven yet again as the Bucs are in the NFC title game. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host and Founder, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. “That […]

Spurs Popovich Recognizes Lebron James’ ‘Commitment to Excellence’

It was a memorable conversation several years ago at a Team USA training camp when NBA superstar Lebron James gave me his definition of Excellence. It was obvious the subject was meaningful to him, and recently San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich shared with reporters his appreciation of Lebron’s “commitment to Excellence.” –By Brian […]