Monthly Archives: August 2010

Superman to the Rescue

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon It is great to read some good news occasionally. (Why is it that bad news sells and good news does not?) So, I was really pleased when I came across a recent story … Continue reading

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A Look Behind the Scenes: What it means to be a team

Posted by Zara Brunner In case you didn’t know, we here at Baldrige operate in a “self-directed team” environment.  A pretty revolutionary concept for the government, I think.   Here’s a photo of “Team Baldrige” before last year’s Baldrige Award Ceremony (links … Continue reading

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The COMPASS for Education

Posted by Pamela Wong The U.S. Department of Education announced that 2008 Baldrige Award Recipient Iredell Statesville Schools (I-SS) of North Carolina has been granted a nearly $5 million grant under the Investing in Innovation (i3) program. I-SS will use … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Seas of Leadership

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey   Recently, I started watching a reality tv show on Alaskan king crab fishing boats in the Bering Sea. The treacherous conditions under which these fishermen work are unbelievable. And it’s not just their livelihood at stake … Continue reading

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My Weekend Trip to Rheinbach

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon OK, did I get your attention? Clinton wedding, paparazzi, partying all night. Well, that was Rhinebeck, New York, but my weekend was in 1972 at their sister city in Germany, Rheinbach. So, why am … Continue reading

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