Dream Teams

A stellar team is greater than the sum of its individual ideas. Meet four pairs who define creative partnership. Plus: How to collaborate without losing your cool. 

Creativity

Even those of us not in explicitly creative fields must come up with new ideas and insights in order to move ahead. How can we shake up our thinking patterns?

Teamwork

Voltron is not just a super-awesome action-hero robot made of five mechanical cats. He is a message to kids: The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Teamwork is ubiquitous: on the playing field, at the office, raising children, lifting a couch. Humans are social animals, and civilization is the result of pooled effort.