What comedian Tina Fey can teach you about collaboration

18 January 2016

We all like to think we know best, but working collaboratively could provide an opportunity to to innovate that might otherwise elude us.

Authors and publishers have made fortunes telling us how everyone from Warren Buffett and Google to Attila the Hun can make us better managers.

Yet in an age when every company wants to become more creative, the intensive, collaborative process that produces Saturday Night Live (SNL), the US comedy sketch show that gave Tina Fey her break, contains plenty of relevant truths for business.

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