Designing Winning Teams
We’ve all experienced the thrill of being part of an amazing team, atleast once during our careers. Similarly we also know what happens when the we have become part of a toxic team during our careers! Unfortunately when left to chance, we end up having team where the turf war, office politics and infighting takes most of the energy of the team members.
So, how do you design a winning team? How do we ensure that we do end up making a team with toxic culture? Is it more about raw talent or chemistry between people?
The Predictive Strategy Group (TPSG), India is a talent optimization consulting firm. For about last 10 years, we’ve been helping Indian businesses determine if their leadership, teams, and culture are well suited and aligned to their business strategy. We help them benchmark against best global standards. We then leverage the Predictive Index platform to help Indian organizations hire the right people, manage and inspire them to achieve maximum business results as fast as possible.
Predictive Index Talent Optimization platform has been developed after collecting data from millions of people working in thousands of organizations over last 60 years. A combination of machine learning, AI and complex algorithms works in the background to churn all this data and bring out actionable information for the companies across the world.
The Talent Optimization Framework
Talent optimization is a new discipline business leaders can use to align their people with their business strategy. It’s the best way to boost productivity, build a winning culture, and create the flexibility your company needs to adapt to change over time.
Businesses gain valuable insights by diagnosing their people data to uncover the root of its business challenges. Doing so informs how to design a people strategy, hire purposefully against it, and inspire effectively to produce an engaged workforce that drives business results.
Businesses can’t just put a random assortment of people together on a team and hope for the best. To achieve the best outcome, an organization must leverage people data to deliberately design its approach to leadership, culture, and team dynamics.
The ability to hire well sets the stage for future organizational success. Defining the roles an organization needs and matching the right person to the requirements boosts the opportunity for success.
When leaders understand their employees, and employees understand each other, they are equipped to minimize conflict, reduce organizational toxicity, and communicate more effectively, letting distractions get out of the way of results.
“Every business problem is a people problem.”