Top 111 Collaborative Quotes

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I directed a short series for Hulu called ‘Paloma,’ and being in an editing room, I learned a lot about acting. It gave me a new bolt of energy in terms of my interest in filmmaking because it made me realize how collaborative filmmaking can be and also that you‘re not just limited to one job.

Unlearning is gaining importance as workplaces are moving towards agile, collaborative working models. While conventional education adds to our knowledge, unlearning will become the new learning in the coming decade, as concepts and ideas keep evolving.

That’s something I like about drag – I get to do everything. Collaborative arts are hard for me because I don’t really like to relinquish control.

I like how collaborative and cult-like filmmaking is. It’s really family-oriented, tribe-oriented.

Theater is such a collaborative art. Hollywood is a competitive sport.

Design firms and progressive companies rely on many of the same tools: rapid prototyping, observational research, creative thinking, collaborative work environments, and multidisciplinary teams.

‘The Simpsons‘ is an especially collaborative show.

I’ve always loved the collaborative side of filmmaking, and there’s a lot of things I can do in the acting side of things in terms of the creating of action sequences, and coming up with ways of doing things with a stunt coordinator.

As a filmmaker, I’m very collaborative. I don’t pretend to know everything that is needed to make a movie. What I like to do is get together with a group of people, starting with developing the story and bounce around ideas.

‘The Last Starfighter’ was the first movie I did in the U.S. It was an absolute joy to be a part of it. ‘Night of the Comet‘ was a labor of love. Truly a collaborative effort. I am eternally grateful for the experiences.

When movies work or a TV series, when they really work, it’s because of the collaborative effort. Competition is the death knell for anything, in my opinion. Especially in Hollywood. When actors are competing against each other, or when directors are competing against actors, it’s usually the beginning of the end.

Evolutionary psychology tells us that men, especially powerful men, feel invincible and entitled to spread their seed, and that women can’t resist the scent of masculine power. Women, by contrast, are said to be more altruistic and collaborative, seeking power so that they can share it with others.

Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You’re allowed to do it your way but of course he’s always going to choose his way.

I liked that improv and sketch comedy were collaborative, but you really depended on other people and a stage to perform. With stand-up comedy, I liked that you had no one else to blame and depend on.

Everything I do is collaborative. It’s just my way. I’m really very interested in how the other musicians perceive the song.

Cassandra Wilson
Fashion is much more collaborative than one might think. You have to have an idea and vision, and you have to communicate that vision to a team of people, and you have to create an environment that allows those people to give the best that they can give.

I think good actors – good, collaborative actors who see themselves as leaders in a given production – can and should offer ideas that have nothing to do with wanting to direct themselves.

If I can say so without sounding presumptuous, I want to model women being collaborative instead of competitive.

As an early advocate for neighborhood policing, I’ve been heartened to see the tangible impact of police officers spending less time in their station houses and more time on our street corners, developing collaborative relationships with residents and businesses that help us fight and deter crime.

I’m a collaborative person – it makes me better – and sometimes taking that collaboration to Twitter is helpful.

My sound is a mix between pop, hip-hop, and R&B. It’s a good collaborative effort of all three.

Founders Den provides the kind of collaborative and creative atmosphere to foster new ideas not only for emerging new businesses, but government as well.

The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra. It’s a collaborative adventure.

Nicholas Meyer
I believe in taking people away from their desks and making them feel collaborative and inspire one another instead of being siloed.

Working on a play is a vibrant and collaborative business. Everyone from the choreographer to the music director to the director to the writers work together toward the same goal, and everyone chimes in on everything.

You know, TV, by nature is a collaborative process.

I liked the idea of exposing the beams in collaborative novel. And there are many – especially in the crime world – there are many people working together: James Patterson and his stable of sub authors; and then there are like Ken Bruen and Reed Farrel Coleman and Jason Starr.

Architecture is by definition a very collaborative process.

Joshua Prince-Ramus
I think women bring a different perspective and that we tend to be more collaborative in our approach. I served in the Iowa Senate back in the ’90s, when there weren’t a lot of us. At the time, I think there were five or six women, and two or three of them were Republicans and two or three were Democrats.

Patty Judge
I think that women are much more collaborative; men are much more competitive.

Karen Bass
I think writing in a group, even though it can be a challenge – you have to be on your toes all the time – is the way the best comedy gets written. It’s very, very collaborative. A lot of comedy writers are definitely introverted nerds.

I’ve always said that my favorite aspect of online political writing is how interactive and collaborative it is with one’s readers: that has always been, and always will be, crucial in so many ways to what I do.

Democracy tends to be a collaborative process, a committee, a consensus. Silicon Valley tends to believe in the individual who creates a small group and does something big.

In effect, I feel like a blind, deaf, and illiterate person working through the sensibilities and multiple, real talents of other people. Everything I do is collaborative.

For me, you have to do as much work as you can beforehand and, once you get on stage or set, throw it out the window because you need to be collaborative. You shouldn’t have too many ideas about where it goes before you get into the room with the director and other actors.

Brian Gleeson
The most glorious thing about working in the collaborative art is when you have somebody like Susan Kingsley or Kathy Bates who are better than your play.

Beth Henley
We tend to see films as artifacts of one mind. The reality of it is, I think, when you come out here and start working, you have to learn pretty quickly that it’s a very collaborative process.

You know, it takes a while to get used to – it’s a whole group of people with all these ideas and after you sort of navigate your way through the first few episodes it becomes collaborative and creative.

Everywhere, people are beginning to question masculine notions of control, aggression and black-and-white thinking – and instead are favoring more empathetic, nurturing and collaborative approaches.

John Gerzema
We kind of established in Sons of Apollo right from the get go that it would be a very collaborative process musically, but after that, I was going to take the reins and control everything else beyond that the way I did with Dream Theater.

Necessarily, I’m always involved in casting, as any playwright is, because the whole process of putting on a play is a collaborative, organic effort on the part of a bunch of people trying to think alike.

David Ives
I mainly try to foster long-term collaborative relationships.

I come from the theater, and there is a real collaborative history there.

Ensuring that we help prepare all kids for life, college, and work in our knowledge-based economy will require a collaborative, sustained effort from all stakeholders – from the president and the secretary of education on down to states, school districts, principals, teachers, parents, and community members.

A lot of people use collaborative technologies badly, then abandon them. They aren’t ‘plug-and-play.’ The invisible part is the social skill necessary to use them.

I believe everything creative is somewhat collaborative.

Having learnt my basics in theatre, I always feel film is a collaborative effort. If you do your part well and help the person in front of you in realising his or her potential, the film invariably comes out good.

Some Western states have collaborative water agreements with Indian tribesWashington state, for instance, monitors a number of its rivers to protect spawning salmon, which are promised to native peoples under 19th-century treaties.

You’ve only got to look at a film to see that it has to be collaborative – the images, the performances and all the art direction and the costume, everything shrieks collaboration.

I just kind of talk about what’s happening in my life and it’s kind of like a therapy session. Usually something good comes out of that. Or sometimes other writers will come to me with ideas and then I’ll put my own spin on it. It’s usually really collaborative and open and it’s very therapeutic for me as well.

Loren Gray
I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting. I’ve actually been painting longer than I’ve been acting. A movie is a collaborative effort, and with painting you just have yourself.

What I find is with all due deference to – deference to our male colleagues, that women’s styles tend to be more collaborative.

Science today is a highly collaborative exercise, and to convert it into a contest, as the Nobel does, is a bad way to look at science.

At the National Institute for Medical Research, I came into contact with biological scientists and formed collaborative projects with several of them. In particular, George Popjak and I shared an interest in cholesterol.

John Cornforth
There’s a very collaborative, collective attitude. That’s a very female principle. We try to nurture that aspect of the band.

The thing about acting that’s unlike any other art form is that it’s collaborative; directing and acting are a collaboration, and your acting won‘t succeed if the lighting design doesn’t succeed or sets don’t succeed.

Fashion has a long interest in collaborative situations.

I’ve actually thought very little about solo work up until just very recently. Most of it is because in my band, Incubus, it is very much a collaborative effort. I do what I do in the band, and everyone plays their respective parts, but in the end, we are sort of a democratic process.

Compared to film or television, theater is more interactive, collaborative.

I always argued against the auteur theory; films are a collaborative art form. I’ve had some fantastically good people help me make the movies.

Alan Parker
No one person is the author of a Bourne film. The truth is it’s a coalition of people who share the same vision for Bourne and his world, and we… its remarkably collaborative and collective.

There is something about me that is collaborative, that wants to get the best performance out of somebody else or to hear something that somebody else has done that’s good and to try and make it great.

I like being in a collaborative and respectful environment. When you’re in an environment spearheaded by ego and fear, it’s the death of creativity.

A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.

I’m a big believer in building a crew. Movies are the most collaborative art form at the tend of the world, and it takes hundreds of people to make one. At the end of the day, I get the lion‘s share of praise or blame but everybody on the ground knows that it was all of us.

Before Google, I spent the summer building a program that would look at what websites you would go to and what websites other people would go to – and built a collaborative filtering program that helped you find related sites to look at.

I think directing in a team is a really good idea because it stops the cult of the director as God straight away, and also you’re discussing things on set so it opens it out to everyone and it becomes a totally collaborative thing. And you have someone who supports you when you’re feeling a bit insecure.

Collaborative decision-making is very poor in crises.

My collaborative albums are always way more enjoyable to make.

I truly believe that cinema is a collaborative effort, and as long as I get to tell, and be part of, interesting stories and work with genuine people, I don’t see any project as a ‘risk.’

Men and women are equally intelligent, but separate factors, such as the abilities to focus, be collaborative and take other people’s views into account, allow you to be successful.

My musician friends could always practice what they loved doing, but I can’t go on a street corner and start reciting a monologue. Acting is very collaborative, and you always need other people with you – mainly an audience.

With acting, there’s a certain amount of independence you have within the framework of the storytelling. When it’s done well, it’s a collaborative medium.

In the computer industry, you’ve got an interdisciplinary team of people who can come together, attack the problem, and work in a collaborative style. You knock down one problem after another, cobble things together, and then hopefully turn the crank at some point.

I think my confidence has developed over the years in terms of the speed at which I will reveal how collaborative I want to be.

Obviously, any living musician born after 1960 has been touched by rock and roll. It’s the music of our time, and it’s ‘in the air,’ as Steve Reich would say. My experience of it is just really direct because I’m actually playing in a collaborative band.

One of the things about working on stage – actually, about working in show business, that is – is that it’s such a collaborative effort. I suppose that everything in life is – every endeavor where people are able to be successful.

Beyond helping people have a richer social life, Uber’s also a model of collaborative commerce and efficiently tackling excess capacity.

There’s no doubt in the world that directing makes you a better actor. Me, anyway. There’s no doubt in the world that it makes me a more collaborative actor.

Television is much more collaborative in many ways than prose.

Ann Cleeves
Screenwriting is a much more collaborative effort. When you write a novel, it’s just you, with input from your editor.

Through Common Goal, we’re creating a collaborative way for football to give back to society.

When you’re doing collaborative music, the relationship that forms is a very bonding kind of experience.

I’d never thought of directing as an option for me. I don’t know why, because I’m incredibly bossy. I was surprised how collaborative it is. As the producer, you have to get the money and schedule on time, and that’s not what I do best.

A lot of directors want to storyboard you, whereas the best way to get a performance out of an actor is a collaborative process where you listen to the actor’s input.

I’ve done well because I’m lucky and I’m willing to be collaborative with the one thing you don’t want to be collaborative with: your writing.

James Vanderbilt
It’s highly collaborative, musical theater, so everybody has got to somehow get along.

Filmmaking is such a collaborative medium.

Comedy is so collaborative. You’re going to come up with better jokes with people you like joking around with. It just makes sense.

When I’m sick of myself, and when I don’t know what to say as a solo artist, I can write a song for a movie. When I don’t know where to turn musically, being in a band – Rilo Kiley or Jenny & Johnny – the collaborative nature is really exciting.

The point is that filmmaking is a collaborative effort; it isn’t about imposing your vision on other people. It’s about the talking, you know?

I don’t want people at my shows to come out and say, ‘I just saw a cool show.’ I want them to say, ‘I had fun at the show.’ I want it to be a collaborative thing and be part of the audience and have them be part of me. I try to interact with everyone there and have them be equal to me because they are.

Filmmaking is a very collaborative art. Unlike a painting that an artist paints sitting by himself, as a director, you have to work with a team.

Theater, especially musical theater, is a collaborative endeavor. The success of the venture is about the team.

I believe that the director is really the soul. It is a collaborative effort, but the director is the one who needs to have that vision. It could be a great script, but it starts from there. You need to have good material, at least, but if you don’t have someone with vision, it’s just words.

We stayed there 24 hours a day. We lived and ate and slept that movie. We were enthusiastic, not just because of the movie, but because we had such a great collaborative team. We had a really good time. It was very much a family.

John Dykstra
Most teams are naturally flat; they have fewer members than a large enterprise, which allows for intimacy and trust to form. This makes collaborative problem solving in individual teams more straightforward.

You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don’t work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won’t work.

On ‘Vikings,’ nobody‘s got an ego. Michael Hirst is just so open and so collaborative.

Collaborative governance needs to be more than calling on the advice and competence of others to make up for our episcopal shortcomings. Rather, governance involves seeking how God is revealing his work through others in the community.

Well, first of all, making films is a collaborative process. You need people. You need people you trust and love and who are your friends. People you can work with.

Sean Durkin
I think women are particularly open-minded, partly because we’re cultivated to be and also because we’re collaborative.

Although filmmaking is collaborative and involves trust, ultimately it is the director who holds the whole picture together in their head.

I love discussing the ins and outs of the collaborative nature of writing.

TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling.

I’m very humble in terms of knowing that television is an extraordinary collaborative medium and that one person alone cannot make a great TV show.

Shawn Ryan
I’m a huge cinemaphile. My interest in filmmaking came out of experimenting with different genres, and I wanted to go back to working in a way that was more personal, which, for me, was artwork. Commercials and films are more collaborative.

Marco Brambilla
I love working with Prada, I would do it all the time if I could. Working with them is like working on a film: it is very collaborative.

A commission and an original are two different things, and both have their virtues and vices. A commission is a bit more collaborative, in that you outline the story that you think should be told, and then you write it. And then, there are notes and you change it, in the conventional studio system.

Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous.