The following is excerpted from “The Science of Dream Teams: How Talent Optimization Can Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Happiness” by Mike Zani, pp. 29-35 (McGraw Hill, July 2021).” Through the hot summer of 2018, Elon Musk, the founder and...
Mike Zani is the author of The Wall Street Journal bestseller "The Science of Dream Teams: How Talent Optimization Can Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Happiness" and CEO of The Predictive Index. The Predictive Index is a talent optimization platform that uses over 60 years of proven science and software to help businesses design high-performing teams and cultures, make objective hiring decisions and inspire greatness in people. Its 8,000+ clients include Bain Capital, Blue Cross Blue Shield, DoorDash, LVMH, Nissan, Omni Hotels and VMware. Zani is also the co-founder and partner at Phoenix Strategy Investments, a private investment fund. An avid sailor, he was coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team. He holds a BS from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.