Talent Optimization

Nast Partners is a Certified Partner of The Predictive Index, the world’s leading Talent Optimization platform.

We’ve all experienced the thrill of being part of an amazing team, if only for a fleeting moment. Trust, collaboration, and that unstoppable feeling – it’s magic.

So, how do you design a winning team? Is it more about raw talent or chemistry? How do you scale that design across the organization so productivity soars and your culture thrives?

Nast Partners is a talent optimization strategy firm. We help businesses determine if their leadership, teams, and culture are well suited and aligned to their business strategy.

We then leverage the best talent optimization tools to help these organizations hire the right people, manage and inspire them to achieve maximum business results as fast as possible.

Talent Optimization

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Every good business has a strategy that demands results.  What stands between success and failure is in the hands of its people.  Talent optimization is a discipline that provides business leaders with a framework and tools to design culture, roles, and teams that maximize business results.

Diagnose–  The insights uncovered by diagnosing the root cause of an organization’s people problems, help to optimize how they design their people strategy, hire purposefully and inspire effectively to drive an engaged workforce that produces results.

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Design–  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.

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Hire–  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.

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Inspire–  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.

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Talent optimization is driven by people data. When business leaders measure people data and apply the resulting insights, they’re empowered to make objective decisions rather than subjective ones. There are a variety of tools and techniques to collect and measure people data for talent optimization.

While it’s true that people are complex, this is no excuse to just accept the status quo. With the right people data in hand, talent optimization reveals that the way people behave and interact in organizations is in fact predictable given the business context. What matters most is to take an objective, systematic approach to understanding people in organizations and using the resulting insights to make improvements to the way they work.


The Predictive Index Talent Optimization Platform enables you to:

  • Work with executives and department leaders to understand the strategy of the business to ensure they hire the right people and manage, motivate and inspire people and teams to maximum productivity.
  • Measure people data, analyze data within the context of the business, and prescribe solutions.
  • Leverage insights from people data to help the organization hire the right people that map to their strategy.
  • Help leaders use people data to drive important employee-focused initiatives such as career pathing, building and reinforcing the organizational culture, and day-to-day management of people and teams.

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August 22, 2016

Understanding and utilizing behavioral profile results of The Predictive
Index not only changes the way you recruit and manage human capital, it fundamentally changes the way you approach organizational development in general.

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