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Amy Poehler on Finding Great Collaborators

Welcome to Make Daily! This email contains an idea, reflection, and a simple action you can take to improve your life today.


Idea šŸ’”

As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.

ā€” Amy Poehler

Reflection šŸ¤”

When I resist controlling everything and let others in, the journey always gets better. (Share)

It's easy to think you have to do everything on your own.

I've fallen for this lie my entire life, but as I've gotten older and worked with more talented people, its become clear that the limitations of a single person are very real.

When I resist controlling everything and let others in, the journey always gets better.

Action āœ…

Ask for help today from someone you trust.

Collaboration will take you further than you could go on your own.

Creator Fact šŸ‘¤

Speaking of collaboration, Amy Poehler is a comedian known for her roles on Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation, But few people know that she was noticed early on by co-founding an improv theater club called the Upright Citizens Brigade.

and she isn't the only one who benefited from UCB success...

Aziz Ansari, Donald Glover, Ed Helms, Ellie Kemper, Aubrey Plaza, and Nick Kroll all got their start there.

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