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The Official Baldrige Blog

Thoughts of Thanksgiving from the Baldrige Program

Happy Thanksgiving from the Baldrige Program showing a rustic background with pumpkins and autumn leaves.
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The Baldrige Program would like to encourage the entire Baldrige community and our nation to pause with us amidst the hustle and bustle of work, family, and social media to focus on thankfulness.

We are grateful for another slate of outstanding Baldrige Award recipients; the heroic efforts of everyone involved in battling the California fires and recovering from the devastation, as well as the heroic efforts of Americans everywhere overcoming other tragic events and challenges; the incredible dedication, support, and patriotic service of the hundreds of volunteers who support the Baldrige mission; and everyone who believes in the power and potential of the Baldrige Excellence Framework to transform organizations and entire communities. We feel blessed this holiday.

We hope you will enjoy the holiday and express thanksgiving to your families, friends, and colleagues on behalf of the Baldrige Program.

About the author

Robert Fangmeyer

I am Bob, Director of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. I have been with Baldrige since 1997 serving on many of the teams in the office in many different roles. Since becoming the Deputy...

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