Why Most Leaders Fail at Selecting & Hiring the Right People

Did you know that when it comes to selecting the right manager for a job, we fail a staggering 82 percent of the time?*

Join Mike Zani, CEO of The Predictive Index, for Why Most Leaders Fail at Selecting & Hiring the Right People as he examines why failed human capital management practices of CEOs are preventing many organizations from having their mission and vision realized. Come away with proven methods you can use for decoding human behavior, predicting workplace performance, and ultimately making the right hiring decisions! 

This Session of ExecuNet Master Class Explores:

  • Why we’re failing at a 1 Sigma rate
  • Successful HR applications of Six Sigma methodology
  • Behavioral assessments in the workplace
  • How to decode humans to predict workplace performance and improve hiring and promotion success

Here’s what some attendees of the live event had to say:

  • “ExecuNet does a great job vetting out serious presentation topics without too much commercialization.”
  • “Really enjoyed Mike’s touch, expertise and presenting style (impactful).”
  • “Fantastic amount of key learning in 60 minutes.”
*Gallup’s State of The American Manager Report - May 2015

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Why Most Leaders Fail at Selecting & Hiring the Right PeopleMike Zani is CEO of The Predictive Index. Mike provides overall strategic direction for The Predictive Index with emphasis on global growth and product development to drive outstanding client results.

From 2009 to 2012, Mike was the CEO of ShapeUp, a social SaaS wellness platform that sells into the Fortune 500 and health plans. There he guided the company’s corporate direction and vision, growing revenues by 600 percent in three years.

Before coming to ShapeUp, Mike led the acquisition of Law Enforcement Development Company (LEDCO) and ChargeGuard, manufacturers of rugged computer peripherals. Under Mike’s leadership, LEDCO experienced 350 percent revenue growth in just four years, before it merged with Havis-Shields and industry leader in police radio consoles.

In 2002, he co-founded Phoenix Strategy Investments, a private investment fund, which makes direct control investments high potential companies. Prior to Phoenix Investments, Mike was involved with the building of Vanguard Sailboats, which was the largest manufacturer of sailboats in North America. Prior to his role as a boat builder, Mike was a coach for the 1996 US Olympic Sailing Team, during the Summer Olympiad in Atlanta, GA.

Mike received his B.S. from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard. He and his family live in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where they spend as much time on the water as possible.

William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework.

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