The word within it is "cell" - exCELLence.
A cell is a small room for a prisoner, nun or monk.
A cell is also the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism.
And a cell is a unit in a device for converting chemical or solar energy into electricity.
I love how looking at the word cell from all its meanings can really take "excellence" in fresh directions.
How does excellence emerge from the cells in your creative life?
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