Excellence is the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. An excellent performer stands out among others, and may be noticed easily. In older times something could be referred to as “an excellence,” that is an excellent quality or feature. We get the English word from Latin, where the word meant originally “to surpass.” Something that is excellent surpasses what would otherwise be compared on the same level. Products that surpass set market trends. People that surpass become icons and show up in history books. Excellent ideas win arguments, stifle competition, sell books, and improve lives. Excellence makes the difference between ordinary and luxury. Read the rest of this entry »

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