The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

Random House Publishing Group, 30 . 2018 . - 304 .
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Theauthor of The Talent Codeunlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrows leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG ANDLIBRARY JOURNAL

Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing?

In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the worlds most successful organizationsincluding the U.S. Navys SEAL Team Six, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spursand reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. Drawing on examples that range from Internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change. Coyle unearths helpful stories of failure that illustrate what not to do, troubleshoots common pitfalls, and shares advice about reforming a toxic culture. Combining leading-edge science, on-the-ground insights from world-class leaders, and practical ideas for action, The Culture Code offers a roadmap for creating an environment where innovation flourishes, problems get solved, and expectations are exceeded.

Culture is not something you areits something you do. The Culture Code puts the power in your hands. No matter the size of your group or your goal, this book can teach you the principles of cultural chemistry that transform individuals into teams that can accomplish amazing things together.

Praise for The Culture Code

Ive been waiting years for someone to write this bookIve built it up in my mind into something extraordinary. But it is even better than I imagined. Daniel Coyle has produced a truly brilliant, mesmerizing read that demystifies the magic of great groups. It blows all other books on culture right out of the water.Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Option B, Originals, and Give and Take

If you want to understand how successful groups workthe signals they transmit, the language they speak, the cues that foster creativityyou wont find a more essential guide than The Culture Code.Charles Duhigg, New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better
 

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LibraryThing Review

  - bbbart - LibraryThing

Although this book contains some useful information on "the secret of highly successful groups", its content doesn't really warrant for 250 pages. Perhaps 125 would have been plenty, as most of the ...

LibraryThing Review

  - sperzdechly - LibraryThing

It's not easy to rate this book. On one hand, it's an entertaining read, but on the other, it completely misses its premise. I was expecting an explanation of "culture code", something that will make ...

The Good Apples
3
The BillionDollar Day When Nothing Happened
16
The Christmas Truce the OneHour Experiment and the Missileers
27
How to Build Belonging
48
How to Design for Belonging
61
deas for Action
74
Share Vulnerability
89
Tell Me What You Want and Ill Help You
91
How to Create Cooperation in Small Groups
135
How to Create Cooperation with Individuals
146
deas for Action
158
Three Hundred and Eleven Words
171
The Hooligans and the Surgeons
189
How to Lead for Creativity
215
Epilogue
237
Index
261

The Vulnerability Loop
102
The SuperCooperators
114

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Daniel Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code, The Little Book of Talent, The Secret Race, Lance Armstrongs War, and Hardball: A Season in the Projects. Coyle, who works as an advisor to the Cleveland Indians, lives in Cleveland, Ohio, during the school year and in Homer, Alaska, during the summer with his wife, Jen, and their four children.