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What are the three secret ingredients to a winning team? Here’s a hint: talent isn’t one of them.
Author Daniel Coyle shares his secrets to creating a successful organizational culture. Drawing from various examples, Coyle shows that everyone–from companies to comedy troupes–can have success with three simple conditions.
What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include?
– Synopsis of the original book
– A detailed overview of each section
– The 3 key components of highly successful groups
– Breakdown and analysis of each component
– Common reasons even highly skilled teams experience failure
– Editorial reivew
– Background on the original author
Daniel Coyle’s The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups asks the question, “What characteristics do successful organizational cultures share?” After conducting research of his own, Coyle finds that there are commonalities between groups as different as movie studios, jewel thieves, shoe companies, and basketball teams that make all of these groups among the best in their respective industries. It turns out that the most successful groups are not necessarily the smartest, biggest, or best equipped. A highly approachable read rich in insight, Coyle’s book is a guide that will prove valuable to any grouping seeking to create a more productive, enjoyable culture.
The Carters enjoy life on colony world, Agate. The K’Tai invade. Can the Carter’s use their secret past to save Agate from the K’Tai aggressors?
Humanity, previously dependent on the K’Tai for its Redlazore, discovers vast resources of the most valuable mineral in the galaxy on Agate and are now free to expand across the stars: Redlazore is also the key component to faster-than-light travel. The planet Agate is, however, the human colony-world which lies perilously close to the K’Tai Imperium and the K’Tai resolve to put the upstart humans back in their place.
The K’Tai Imperium invades Agate.
On the ground, in the midst of the whirlwind conflict is the Carter family: Dave a mid-level exec is working in downtown Gemini City, Sue his wife, a high school teacher and their teenage twins, Jodee and Chris are on a school trip to a Redlazore mine.
In space, the League Border Patrol face overwhelming odds as the K’Tai fleet advance.
The K’Tai soldiers of the infamous Black Legion descend on Agate, opposed by the meagre, poorly-armed militia and a sprinkling of regular marines. The planet and those upon it are engulfed in the flames of war.
The K’Tai, however, did not count on the Carters. For the Carters have a secret. A secret which will cost the K’Tai Imperium dearly.
The Carters are Agate’s only hope.
The Council is the governing Coven over the Land of Five, a region entirely inhabited—and split apart—by witches with varying powers. Lilith Lace, a witch thought to be born powerless, happily resides in Ignis, the Coven of Fire, until she suddenly develops telekinesis, an ability only seen in some witches born in Mentis, the Coven of the Mind. When The Council finds out about her odd development, she’s taken under their wing and is finally told the truth—everything she’s learned about the Land of Five, herself included, have been nothing but lies.
Tribe of Mentors is a 600-page tome for the person asking: “What should I do next?” Tim Ferriss collects insights from the world’s most innovative artists, scientists, athletes, and entrepreneurs to help us learn how to treat failure as a foundation to success and find meaning in our daily lives.
This ZIP Reads summary takes the essence of Ferriss’ book and distills the key takeaways into an easy-to-read format. Decide whether Ferriss’ latest book is right for you before you invest the time and money reading it!
12 Rules for Life is the #1 bestselling non-fiction book on Amazon this month! Renowned professor of psychology Jordan B. Peterson draws from science, tradition, and his varied clinical experience to explain what it takes to live a rich, meaningful life.
In this enthralling read, Jordan Peterson distills life’s most important lessons into twelve digestible rules that anyone can use to better their life and the lives of the people around them. Writing in an easy, conversational style, Peterson shows readers how to make sense of all the chaos and suffering in the world and how to pick with courage the “terrible responsibility of life.” Anyone feeling anxious, desperate, or overwhelmed by any aspect of life will find this book invaluably insightful.
This ZIP Reads summary reviews each of the 12 rules along with key support from the book and a detailed editorial review. We break down Peterson’s dense, 450-page book in a simple, easy-to-read format. Learn if Peterson’s book is right for you BEFORE you invest your time and money.