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Mission control: management lessons from a space explorer

Managing people’s stress levels and keeping them focused on long-term aims is hugely important, whether focusing on investment or exploring the deepest reaches of our known solar system.

That is according to Fred Jansen, mission manager of the Rosetta at the European Space Agency, which saw a coordinated 10-year effort to land a probe on a distant comet.

Speaking at Citywire Berlin 2015, Jansen offered leadership advice and also explained how significant scientific discoveries can inspire a new generation of curious minds.




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