Don't just cooperate. Collaborate!

Randy Nelson, dean of Pixar University, knocked it out of the park when he defined the difference between collaboration and cooperation. They are not the same.
A great quote from the 9-minute talk:

The core skill of innovators is error recovery, not failure avoidance. –Randy Nelson, of Pixar

Pixar University is mentioned under the description of the Creative Team on Pixar’s corporate overview:

In order to attract and retain quality animators, the company founded Pixar University, which conducts three-month long courses for new and existing animators.

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