Pixar on Talent, Management, Risk, Recovery and Etcetera

Talent is rare. Management’s job is not to prevent risk but to build the capability to recover when failures occur. It must be safe to tell the truth. We must constantly challenge all of our assumptions and search for the flaws that could destroy our culture.
— Edwin Catmull, Pixar & Disney Animation President, excerpted from How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity