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The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups – Daniel Coyle
Non-fiction / 9th September 2019

Introduction The Culture Code is about how to create successful groups. In this book, the author uncovers the secrets of selected teams or groups and distils them into actionable steps. Author Daniel Coyle is an author and contributing editor for Outside magazine. He has 6 books under his belt. The author has won the 2012 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Prize with The Secret Race which is co-authored by Tyler Hamilton. He also works as a special advisor to the Cleveland Indians. Content There is a total of 17 chapters with an introduction and an epilogue. The chapters are divided into 3 sections (or skills as the author names them). The first skill is Build Safety which consists of 6 chapters. The second skill is Share Vulnerability and contains 6 chapters. The last skill is Establish Purpose and is made up of 5 chapters. The book is structured like a tour where the author first shows how each skill works, then gives some real-life examples before concrete suggestions on applying the skill. Review The Culture Code provides a pathway to developing a successful group. The recommendations are taken from real-life experiences. These successful groups range from business to…