Tag Archives: MidwayUSA

It’s Time to Focus on Stratovation

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon I have always been fascinated by new words. A few years ago Larry Potterfield, the Founder and CEO of Baldrige Award recipient MidwayUSA shared one of his “words”: voluntold. Voluntold is helping people … Continue reading

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“The Purest Baldrige Colony on the Planet”

Posted by Dawn Marie Bailey Being “the purest Baldrige colony on the planet” is #15 of 32 in the culture statement that  2009 Baldrige Award recipient MidwayUSA uses to define itself. According to founder and CEO Larry Potterfield, the statement … Continue reading

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I Have Been to Missouri…and What They Showed Me Was Wonderful!

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Can you imagine a community in which business, education, health care, and government are using Baldrige to improve? Wouldn’t you love to live in that community, not to mention work, educate your children, … Continue reading

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“You Can Take this Job and…”..Celebrate the Antihero

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon So, the song that kept coming into my mind this week is that country and western hit “You Can Take this Job and…” Yes, it is a busy time for the Baldrige Program, with … Continue reading

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When Leaders Speak, Others Listen

Posted by Harry Hertz, the Baldrige Cheermudgeon Today, I am cheering! This morning the leaders of the 2009 Baldrige Award recipients shared their personal and organizational visions and strategies and I listened, enthralled by everything they said. So did more than 700 other people. … Continue reading

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