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THE SILICON VALLEY APPROACH TO COLLABORATION

Think again of that jazz ensemble I told you about in the Introduction. Each musician (for instance, a trumpeter), has to be able to play his or her part superbly. In addition, every musician in a section (for example, the horn section) must coordinate their part with the other members of that section and with the other sections. Finally, the band leader helps bring together the products of those individual musicians and sections into a unified sound.

APTITUDES FOR WORKING WITH OTHERS

The saxophonist, drummer, and other musicians know that when they accept a job as a member of that musical group their role is not just to be a soloist. They are being hired to learn their piece brilliantly and then ...

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