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 […]

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 […]

Excellence Spotlight – See How World’s Fastest Blind Sprinter Does It

Watching David Brown, who is blind, and his racing partner Jerome Avery sprint is stunning and breathtaking. Here’s video proof. If you aren’t looking very closely and paying attention, you would think you were watching Usain Bolt in an Olympic sprint. But while Bolt is mesmerizingly fast, what Brown does is more impressive. From Runner’s […]

Lebron James’ ‘Superhuman’ Excellence On Display, Says Danny Green

Lebron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to their 17th NBA championship en route to his fourth personal title. Bearing witness to it first-hand was his Lakers teammate, Danny Green, who recently detailed how James remains ‘Superhuman’ even at age 35. Green made the comments on his “Inside the Green Room” podcast. “How he takes […]

Natalie Gulbis, Team USA Solheim Cup member, LPGA Tour Champion, defines excellence

Define Excellence That’s a very good question. For me, excellence would be to pursue each of my goals in an excellent way. And to pursue them by giving 100 percent and making sure I did everything I could to be successful and reach those goals. Excellence is more than just winning. There’s much more than […]

Business, Golf Icon Greg Norman Embraces the Journey and Grind

Greg Norman is one of the best PGA Tour golfers of all time. But off-the-course, he just may claim the crown and the best professional golfer turned entrepreneur in history, with all due respect to Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Prior to the launch of yet another venture—this time Shark Experience, his new cart software […]