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In NASA terminology, your attitude is your orientation relative to two positions. _For example your spaceship relative to the Earth and a satellite. _Losing your attitude could cau...

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10 Inspiring Life Lessons from Astronaut Chris Hadfield

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In any given situation you’re either a ‘plus-one’, a ‘zero’ or a ‘minus-one’.

  • If you're minus-one, you’re a liability and actively cause problems.
  • If you’re a zero...

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Planning for the worst can prepare a contingency for every scenario. You preempt problems with your own solutions.

That means you can actually relax and enjoy life, knowing you’re re...

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Averting disaster is about learning and understanding all the little things that develop into a bigger issue.

Paying attention to the small details – like physical health symptoms or...

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Chris Hadfield has been to space three times. Yet no matter how hard he worked, it was always someone else’s decision to put him on a mission.

It makes sense to care what pe...

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We can’t always control what happens to us in life when big moments come around. We can control how prepared we are.

When high-stakes situations arise, planning for success is key.

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Good leadership means leading the way, not intimidating people into going along with your plans. Leading through coercion means you’re building your leadership credentials on very weak foundations...

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Put groupthink at the core of your teamwork.

You really don’t need to be a superhero to be a valuable member of a team: Empathy and a sense of humour are often more important.

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Criticise the problem

If you need to make a strong criticism, it’s better to pinpoint the problem rather than attack the person. Berating a colleague is counter-productive.

Promoting colleagues’ interest...

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How often do we truly earn the things we want by working for them? How often do we just wish or hope they’d happen?

Be the best that you can be through hard work and preparation.

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