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The Culture Code

The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
Narrated by: Alex McMorran
Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (117 ratings)
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Summary

What do Pixar, Google and the San Antonio Spurs basketball team have in common? The answer is that they all owe their extraordinary success to their team-building skills.

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle, New York Times best-selling author of The Talent Code, goes inside some of the most effective organisations in the world and reveals their secrets. He not only explains what makes such groups tick but also identifies the key factors that can generate team cohesion in any walk of life. He examines the verbal and physical cues that bring people together. He determines specific strategies that encourage collaboration and build trust. And he offers cautionary tales of toxic cultures and advises how to reform them, above all demonstrating the extraordinary achievements that result when we know how to cooperate effectively.  

Combining cutting-edge science, on-the-ground insight and practical ideas for action, The Culture Code is a groundbreaking exploration of how the best groups operate that will change the way we think and work together.

©2018 Daniel Coyle (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Actionable advice on how to build great teams

A must-read for anyone interested in building highly-successful teams and happy, healthy cultures. The author spent four years researching teams to better understand what makes great groups work - from professional basketball teams, to comedy troupes, from Pixar to the SEALs. The book is packed full of fascinating insights and stories, but you walk away with actionable advice and three simple rules:

1. Build safety
2. Share vulnerability
3. Establish purpose

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Starts well... then goes downhill rapidly

This book was very disappointing. The content starts strongly with new information and then quickly descends into a rehash of examples much used in other books. I took notes in the first chapter, but learned nothing new after that.

Also the narrator is not strong. To differentiate speakers, he uses various voices. Many of them simply give the impression that the person being quoted is a little slow, but the regional accents, particularly the British ones are cringeworthy.

I'll be returning this book. if you're interested in group culture there are many better books than this

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genius

brilliant approach explaining and demonstrating what really work in successful cultures, how and why. Thanks.

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Great Read!

Loved it! The story was great and the narrator was amazing, I loved the voices.

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Excellent book !

Amazing book ... well worth the read if your a leader in any environment !

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insightful

loved how it written. and the stories made it practical. i really feel i can apply this in my team

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Fantastic and practical insight

I was hooked from the start. For me this was a superb insight into how to rework leadership to activate the potential for high performing teams. I've spent years working out how to do just that and The Culture Code not only affirmed what I've figured out but gave me deep and practical guidelines to go further.

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Exceptional

Well read and full of useful information. I will definitely read the authors other titles.

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great book. insight into company culture!!

really enjoyed it. it brought home the import ancestors of company culture. Loved it 👍

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Invoking

Some great insights and interesting techniques. I would recommend this to anyone studying HR or running a team

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Not impressed

Yes, culture trump everything else, the stories seems ok but the narration made it a bit boring for me. The audio book is a bit lengthy though.