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Say It Isn't So, Barbara Fischer!

Unfortunately, it’s official: Barb Fischer will soon retire from the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP). Her colleagues are trying to focus on how

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

Are You A Role Model Leader for 2021?

This past year has seen greater change in the work environment than any year in my recollection (and that is quite a few years!). It has been a year of many

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

Giving thanks to the entire Baldrige community and especially the volunteers who supported us and each other. Thank you for your graciousness and service to

Labor Day 2020

The first Monday in September is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the

Why “Why” Is the Fundamental Question

I recently listened to a Ted talk by Simon Sinek, author of Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, and it caused me to reflect on

Are Your Values Still the Best Guidance?

Respect, integrity, excellence, compassion, innovation, and community What is the significance of these words? Of the 44 Baldrige Award recipient organizations

Independence Day 2020

The Baldrige Program wishes you a happy Independence Day! Whether you are celebrating with family and friends, or spending time in quiet contemplation of the

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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 Progam, 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@nist.gov.

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