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The Strategy Skills Podcast: Management Consulting | Strategy, Operations & Implementation | Critical Thinking

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Aug 31, 2021

Welcome to Strategy Skills episode 167, an episode with Mike Zani. Get Mike's new book here:

Mike Zani is the CEO of The Predictive Index, a platform that is dedicated to talent optimization using over 60 years of proven science and software. They help businesses in creating high-performing teams, making objective hiring decisions, and inspiring greatness in people. They have 8,000+ clients that includes Bain Capital, Blue Cross Blue Shield, DoorDash, LVMH, Nissan, Omni Hotels, and VMware.

In this episode, Mike talks about building effective teams, preparing companies for the future of work, developing strategies for long-term success, and more.

THE SCIENCE OF DREAM TEAMS: How Talent Optimization Can Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Happiness
by Mike Zani.

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