Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The answers are in the codes. In The Culture Code. The Culture Code – by Clotaire Rapaille. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.). Rapaille has used the Culture Code to help Chrysler build the PT revered cultural anthropologist and marketing expert Clotaire Rapaille reveals for the first .

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If we manage to transfer these insights onto other levels and in more areas, we will be much further ahead in our journey to leveraging individual potential and making the most of all the differences that make a difference. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. He now takes us on an enlightening voyage across the globe and across time, from the early days of Singapore to modern-day Dubai, the seventeenth-century royal court of Versailles to today’s billionaire clubs of Palm Beach, and the luxury high rises of New York to the late-dinner dode of Barcelona.

Will this gated community make me appear wealthy?

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As a non-american, I found this focus on America rather limiting and dissatisfying. He is the personal adviser to ten high-ranking CEOs and is kept on retainer by fifty Fortune companies. This book is written for an American audience, and rapille looks at other cultures, including the UK which is where I am. Apr 25, Andrzej rated it it was amazing.

Showing of 7 culturr. For example, he boldly states “Americans work longer hours than the people of any other culture” Nevermind that the French language was invented before knowledge of the moon’s reflective propert Largely absurd and often borderline evil, this is the tale of one incredibly smart man stealing our memories in order to sell us things we don’t need.


cutlure The consequences of not handling it with respect can be disastrous, if not fatal. They slept under the table and as I later learned even seduced one another under the table. The book is also easy and quick to read. It is so wrong, but feels so right. I know this review doesn’t make a lot of sense until you’ve read the book, so I’m just gonna say, DO IT!

On two other principles, I think Rapaille’s model may overstate the case. Rapaille’s work has since revolved around the way psychological imprints and the reptilian brain inform consumer decisions as people develop these associations on a cultural scale. Just like adolescents, we’re either high or low; there is no middle ground.

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In the introduction and first chapter Rapaille lays out his core thesis and theory, such as it is Chapter One – though he adds significant further elements in later chapters, particularly the concept of “alibi” in Chapter 9 and the primacy of the “reptilian” in Chapter 4 – and a summary of his research method on which the findings are based.

Amazon Second Chance Pass dlotaire on, trade it in, give it a second life. This concept is abstract to the child until he reaches out, touches the pan, and it burns him.

This intriguing book by Clotaire Rapaille posits an interesting premise; that very often we prefer or purchase things for reasons not apparent to our rational minds. With great erudition and keen perceptivity, he decodes for us the deep global meanings of luxury, beauty, travel, pleasure, and survival; and explains to us how an emerging cosmopolitan community that he calls the “Global Tribe” is fundamentally changing the balance of what is cultural and what is fundamentally universal in our own behavior.


The Culture Code by Clotaire Rapaille

Think of a child told by his parents to avoid a hot pan on a stove. For all Rapaille’s instance that attitude and not money create this tribe, it seemed that he only talked about the very wealthy – the “Court”.


He lives in Palm Beach, FL.

Jun 14, Blyden rated it liked it. We correspondingly tolerate and even expect mistakes, but we also expect people to fix and learn from their mistakes, and to bounce back from failures, preferably smarter and stronger than before; we especially like it when people overcome great adversity not of their own making.

Also interesting is his discussion of alibis, and how people don’t clotarie know why they do what they do; and offer the most logical sounding reasons, although they may be way off target. After one particular lecture at Geneva University, arpaille father of a student approached me.

I really found this extremely interesting and very thought provoking! While it is true that most of what is written here can be dismissed as one man’s opinion, it will certainly rrapaille you thinking and more observant of cultural traits.

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As Americans, we feel we know more than our elders do for instance, we rarely consult France, Germany, Russia, or England on our foreign policythat their answers are out of date we pay little heed to the opinions of.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I only give 5-stars to those books worth reading a second or third time. Why is fat a solution rather than a problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Are there a little bias, a little personal emotion of the author for his country?