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Tips for Making a Good Life Great

Tips for Making a Good Life Great

By Aida Yoguely Cortés-Peña
July 9, 2010


During my internship at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, I shook hands with the ex-deputy director James W. Kennedy who was giving an excellent speach. Here are the take away points:

#1 Treat everyone with dignity and Respect.
#2 Equality of all people
#3 Act with integrity (do the right thing even when no one is watching)
#4 Praise in Public, criticize in private
#5 Go the extra mile
#6 Exploit your intellectual curiosity
#7 Don’t be Afraid of Failure
#8 Follow your passion
#9 Be thoughtful of others
#10 Be proud of who you are
#11 Have the courage of your convictions
#12 Pause to celebrate your accomplishments
#13 Change is not a bad thing. Not only accept change, but embrace it.
#14 The Harder you work, the luckier you get
#15 Keep a sense of Humor
#16 Life is complicated .. Practice KISSíng (Keep It Simple Stupid)
#17 Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
#18 Get inspired by a Young Person.
#19 The worlds a beautiful place, you just have to look for it.
#20 I will prepare for some day my chance will come. Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.
#21 If at first you don’t succeed, try harder


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