Monthly Archives: April 2017

Two Inspirational Leaders Honored for Commitment to Excellence

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey For their leadership that has inspired performance excellence in their organizations and benefited their workforces, customers, and students, Mary Searcy Bixby and E. David Spong were recently honored at the 29th Annual Baldrige Quest for … Continue reading

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To Invent Your Organization’s Future, Experiment, Question, Sometimes Fail     

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Create an innovation advantage for your organization by letting go of industrial-age principles, embracing imagination, and experimenting even if you might fail, said Polly LaBarre, co-founder and director of Management Lab (MLab) and co-founder of … Continue reading

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It’s Like Sampling and Buying Jam

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon This is about strategic thinking. However, I need to preface it with a story. It all started with an NPR broadcast recently that discussed data from a TED talk by Sheena Iyengar. In … Continue reading

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Leadership Practices of 2016 Baldrige Award Recipients: Momentum Group

Posted by Christine Schaefer During the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program’s 29th Annual Quest for Excellence® Conference this week, national role models in every sector showcased their best practices. Following is the last of four blogs on the leadership presentations of … Continue reading

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Leadership Practices of 2016 Baldrige Award Recipients: Don Chalmers Ford

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