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Blogrige

The Official Baldrige Blog

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Honor the Origins of Love and Leadership

Introducing Writer/Editor Michelle Peña Picture a young married couple about to board the only ship that can take them, their infant son, and a second baby boy

Two Saturdays I Will Never Forget

My First Real Job Every few years, in my dreams, I relive an incident from my first real job. At age 14, I was eligible for a work permit in 1960's New York

Hertz Has a Better Razor

Razors This blog post was conceived when I was recently reminded of Hanlon's Razor, a rule of thumb that states, One should never attribute to malice something

“The Newton Apple Tree is Dead”

Once during Baldrige examiner training on the campus of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), someone asked me where he could find the

Vaccine Anxiety, Giddiness, and Guilt

Now that most adults are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, even though many people are still unvaccinated, I would like to share the emotions I

CORE: A Most Excellent Quest Continues

Inscribed on the Baldrige Award medallion are the words “The Quest for Excellence.” Besides being the name of the Baldrige national conference that highlights

AARP: A Most Excellent Quest Continues

Inscribed on the Baldrige Award medallion are the words “The Quest for Excellence.” Besides being the name of the Baldrige national conference that highlights

Am I an Inclusive Leader?

I have always considered myself an inclusive leader. However, recent and needed heightened awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion has led me to consider

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Blogrige, the official blog of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, shares practical guidance, success stories, examples, and inspiration on how Baldrige resources can support your long-term success, whether your organization is large or small, has one site or worldwide locations, and is just getting started or continuously improving.

The Baldrige Program offers a comprehensive and proven leadership and management framework that focuses on results in all areas of your organization. Learn more about the Baldrige Program, the products and services available to help your organization succeed, and how to self-assess using the Baldrige framework.

If you have any questions about Blogrige, please contact Baldrige Customer Service at baldrige [at] nist.gov.

The views presented here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of NIST.