Earth is a small town with many neighborhoods in a very big universe.
After mutual respect and understanding are achieved, it is possible to establish real, sincere relationships, which is the foundation of a solid long-term collaboration.
We are limited only by our imagination and our will to act.
This was exactly what I experienced in space: immense gratitude for the opportunity to see Earth from this vantage, and for the gift of the planet we've been given.
People are more likely to remember the great social interaction they had with a colleague than the great meeting they both attended.
Open collaboration encourages greater accountability, which in turn fosters trust.