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A great day at work would include everything flowing smoothly, and all the work that needs to be done and finished is completed.
People skills, definitely learning to interact with others effectively. Positivity in the workplace, keeping up a positive attitude. Also being able to see and analyze situations. Future or present.
Here's the first step for high school students
Don't be afraid to go outside the box and take risks. As long as they aren't stupid risks, you should be fine. Don't be afraid to get creative and to find out new techniques and new ways of doing things. Find out what skills you aren't proficient in and practice those skills.
""You will never make enough money to support yourself, much less support others""
Believe in yourself, honestly, as cliche as that sounds. If you don't believe that you can do anything, then you will have this negativity surrounding you and what you do. Then, you might not ever get to do what you wanted to do. Take that risk, or else you could live the rest of your life asking yourself if you could have made it, or not.