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Why Collaborating with Your Competition is Often the Best Strategy

Life’s competitive enough as it is.

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In 1974, a 27-year-old filmmaker named Steven Spielberg had just finished shooting a horror movie that took place on the water. The film was over budget and behind schedule. The mechanical shark, nicknamed Bruce after Spielberg’s lawyer, had been so unreliable that they didn’t get many of the planned shots for the…



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Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.