Explore the value of Excellence
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including excellence. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'excellence'.
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Steve J Steve Jobs is my hero because with his technology, our world wouldn't be as advanced as it is today. With his products, we have the privilege of fast communication and work ethics. I really enjoy his products even though he has passed it doesn't matter because he changed this world and left a mark on the next...
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Khairatul Saidu KHAIRATUL SAIDU is a Change Maker and a developer, who fought endlessly for peace. She was born on the 9th February 1999 in Nigeria. Never thought peace is never possible. Loved by everyone, including me. She has anticipation for a global developed world.
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Signing Off My Dad was the last of the craftsman - while other's added workers to take on bigger jobs, Dad remained a "business" unto himself, painting homes and hanging wallpaper to the best of his decades of experience. Many times I would be invited to the garage where he would have me guess which paint swatch or...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
deba ellan from Benin,Nigeria JUNE 14, 2016
Excellence is not static, it is a continuous goal that is met by those refined by it, not idlers!

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil MARCH 1, 2013
To make it worse if I do better? Pesgunta always do that, we must seek excellence.

Tamara Davis from Baton Rouge, Louisiana AUGUST 9, 2012
Excellence is the quality of hard work, which helps you to continue to set higher standards.

Derek Wladischkin from Michigan JULY 31, 2012
I agree with, and strive for, the promotion and acceptance of the values that the site endorses.

Bakare Moses from Lagos, Nigeria. JUNE 1, 2012
Excellence is the product of a conscious effort of hard work, diligence, perseverance, and consistency to stand out on an act, which when seen can be respected, admired, and can be emulated by others.

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