Articles by tag: Excellence

Unveiling the Path to Personal Excellence On and Off the Diamond

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Matt Brost from Lockton discusses the concept of enhancing personal excellence with his guest, Ian Kinsler, a former Major League Baseball player. They delve into various topics, including upbringing, sports, and influential mentors on this episode of Excellence Culture. Kinsler shares stories from his childhood in Tucson, Arizona, highlighting the importance of being active and […]

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The Secret Sauce to Business Success? Employee and Customer Satisfaction

Employee and customer satisfaction are critical cornerstones of a successful business model, and they form the underpinning of this enlightening conversation on Excellence Culture between Matt Brost of Lockton and John Kundmueller, President of Freedom Park. They explore the pursuit of excellence in various aspects of life, from the boardroom to the storeroom. Matt expresses […]

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Business Growth: The Inspiring Journey of Parks Coffee

Business growth isn’t merely a function of strategy or market conditions; often, it’s embedded in the DNA of the company and its leaders. One such inspiring example is Parks Coffee, led by CEO Clay Parks. He sat down with Matt Brost on this episode of Excellence Culture to tell the story of Parks Coffee. His […]

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Leaving Nothing on or off the Field to Be Questioned: Chase Griffin Nil Athlete of the Year Talks About Building His Personal Brand

“Your personal brand is a promise to your clients…a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability,” stated Jason Hartman, a high-profile investor. That seems to hold true not only in business but in morals, athletics, and who someone is as a person. They are the people who are leaving nothing on or off the field. […]

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VCC: 35 Years of Building Legacies, Adapting to Challenges, and Delivering Excellence

Celebrating 35 years in business, VCC has thrived on innovation, adaptability, and strong relationships. From its humble beginnings in 1987 with a disciplined business model, VCC has grown into a reputable construction company, delivering excellence and leaving an indelible legacy. What sets VCC apart is not just the great projects they’ve built nationwide, but […]

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The Future of Education: NCEE’s Blueprint for Reinventing Schools

Founded in 1988, the NCEE (National Center on Education and the Economy) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping states, districts, and schools discover, design, and lead high-performing education systems. The organization does this by studying school systems worldwide to gain insights into best practices and what does and does not work. The goal – […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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