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Blogrige

The Official Baldrige Blog

Self-Assessing

My Life as a Plumber

Background It all started with my bathroom sink. I noticed that it was draining slowly and that I could pull out the pop-up stopper. It was no longer attached

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

Yes! Employee Retention Is Possible!

Is your organization, like so many others today, struggling to recruit and retain a well-qualified and high-performing workforce? Are your workers excited to be

Baldrige for Project Management

Any project, large or small, will require planning and strategy. Project managers or collaborative teams need to not only plan and strategize but to lay a

The Customer Is Always Right. Right?

This is nothing new. The customer is always right. Customers come first. We have heard these adages for a long time. And we have questioned these adages for

Noah Webster Needn't Worry

In a 2016 article in The Guardian, there is a discussion of new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Soon after reading that, I took advantage of the

A Time for G*R*A*C*E

I hope the recently completed holiday season was a joyous one for you. I find this season provides an annual time of reflection for me; a time to be thankful

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

Further Thoughts on Inclusive Leadership

Following publication of my recent blog on elements of inclusive leadership, I had the opportunity to visit Southcentral Foundation in June with the Baldrige

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

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

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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.