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The Official Baldrige Blog


Happy Holidays 2023

We wish everyone a peaceful holiday season--and look forward to launching the 2024 Baldrige Award process next month!

Happy Thanksgiving 2023

We are thankful for all who support our mission through their time, talents, and commitment to helping organizations improve and thrive.

A New Baldrige Star Shines in Heaven*

A Baldrige star has left our earthly realm and now shines brightly in heaven. On August 6 th, 2023, former Baldrige Program staff member Mary Jane Poulter

Happy Holidays 2022

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program wishes you all a joyful holiday season and a happy new year!

Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

I Have a Wicked Dream

Yes, I have a wicked dream. NO, not that definition of wicked. I mean wicked in the sense meant by scientists when they discuss “wicked problems.” Wicked

Labor Day 2022

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program would like to wish a happy and healthful Labor Day 2022 to all those who labor for the good of the nation through

Independence Day 2022

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program wishes all Americans a safe, festive Independence Day. We'll post our next blog on July 12.

Happy Holidays 2021

The staff of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program wish you all a restful and joyful holiday season and a new year filled with peace!

Happy Thanksgiving 2021

The Baldrige Program wishes you and your loved ones a relaxing, peaceful Thanksgiving holiday. We also wish to express deep gratitude to the many dedicated

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

Labor Day 2021

On Labor Day 2021, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program recognizes with gratitude the great number of dedicated, talented people whose work enables us to


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About this blog

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] (baldrige[at]nist[dot]gov).

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