1. These numbers come from multiple sources: Del Jones, “Some Firms’ Fertile Soil Grows Crop of Future CEOs,” USA Today, January 9, 2008,; Kerima Greene, “McKinsey’s ‘Secret’ Influence on American Business,” CNBC, September 13, 2013,

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2. My discussion on early risers draws on multiple sources, which drew on ...

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