Acquire skills and abilities in tune with talents. Spot your talents and build your competencies and capabilities in and around them. Continuous feedback is essential for excellence. One must take feedback from others without any false ego. Feedback spots the chinks in the armor. It helps people to know their weaknesses so they can work toward improvement. In fact, continuous improvement paves the way for excellence. There will be several constraints and obstacles in the path to achieving excellence. Some are internally created by errors, and many are externally created by forces beyond control. Hence, learn to manage both external and internal forces and factors that prevent you from achieving excellence.