Episode 50

The Culture Playbook

With Daniel Coyle
Episode 50

The Culture Playbook

With Daniel Coyle

NYT Bestselling Author. Advisor to Microsoft & Google. Contributing Editor for Outside Magazine.

Daniel Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Culture Code, which was named Best Business Book of the Year by Bloomberg, BookPal, and Business Insider. Coyle has served as an advisor to many high-performing organizations, including the Navy SEALs, Microsoft, Google, and the Cleveland Guardians. His other books include The Talent Code, The Secret Race, The Little Book of Talent, and Hardball: A Season in the Projects, which was made into a movie starring Keanu Reeves. In his latest book, The Culture Playbook, Daniel distills everything he has learned into sixty concrete, actionable tips and exercises that will help your team build a cohesive, positive culture.

In this episode of Intersections, Prof. Hitendra Wadhwa has a conversation with Daniel Coyle on the topic “The Culture Playbook”.

What fundamental differences separate high-performance cultures from the rest? What molds and keeps such groups together, even through the most unfavorable conditions? Where does trust building really start, and how can teams be harmonized and kept fully aligned with their core purpose at every step?


“Solving hard problems with people you admire is a very special experience in life.”
Daniel Coyle

The episode “The Culture Playbook” offers key insights on:

  • The fundamental difference between average and high-performance cultures
  • One word that hold high-performing groups together and amplifies its performance
  • A new path to building trust and navigating complex landscapes together
  • Why command and control leads to epic failures and what organizations can do to avoid them
  • Why the culture-fit mantra is counterproductive to building great cultures

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