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  • The Culture Code

  • The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
  • By: Daniel Coyle
  • Narrated by: Alex McMorran
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (418 ratings)

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By: Daniel Coyle
Narrated by: Alex McMorran
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Publisher's 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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Well constructed with lots of interesting insights

This book reaffirmed a lot of what I had picked up from other books in this genre, but also introduced some new concepts/ thinking.

It was an enjoyable listen. I appreciated that the author didn't spend too long on each new idea and also included plenty of examples from the real world.

I'd recommend this book to others and will also be returning to it for multiple read throughs.

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Narrator was annoying

The terrible attempts at accents and different voices drove me crazy. Just read it straight!

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Great book. Well worth it.

Excellent up to date book, well researched and well read. Good 21st Century thinking. I really like this book and thoroughly recommend it.

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Superb book for leaders, aspiring leaders

Fantastic book perfect for leaders, aspiring leaders, researchers in the field of peak and organisational performance who are looking for a book that has fascinating stories with applicability to settings across the globe. Great book Daniel.

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Super insightful and helpful

This isn't an exhaustive 'how to change your culture' but gives fantastic helps and language to this difficult thing called 'culture' within an organisation. We're going to read it through as a leadership team to workshop each chapter and see how these findings can relate to our organisation. I found it incredibly insightful and helpful as a research and processing tool.

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What people should read before they get to lead.

Important messages here within interesting stories. I feel like it could do with a companion guide to help managers understand the important concepts better so they themselves might bring these ideas to life. Good stuff.

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2+2 =10

excellent insights into how any why teams can product more than the sum of their part.

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Fantastic - a must read for any professional

What a fantastic journey this book takes you on. Daniel Coyle deep dives into some of the most successful teams on the planet in an effort to dissect and explain to us how they operate and why they are so successful. He does a fantastic job of taking us through their journey, and what makes them work.

Coming into the book I had apprehensions, however have been pleasantly surprised throughout. I felt like I couldn’t put it down.

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5 times longer than needed

If you missed the point the first time its given, don't worry; you have 10 more examples to get it 😅

Secondly, as with all books, the lack of disputation capacity leaves me wondering to what extent this was all correct.

Don't regret the listen though; provokes thoughts and suggests patterns that are properly worth adopting.

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Surfaces great insights into successful teams

This book unpacks the critical elements of sustained high performance, using examples of businesses and teams that have had 10+ years at the top of their respective fields. Reinforces key aspects such as trust and vulnerability and the importance of psychological safety, supported by some practical actions that leaders can take to optimise their organisation’s culture. Have started listening again to try to consolidate and consider ways to apply in my own org.

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