The Talent Docket: August 15, 2016

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Today’s talent-related stories from around the web.

Silicon Valley’s cohort of nerd leaders are spending a lot of time turning themselves into jocks through intense workout routines. The Economist reports the leadership psychology behind the trend.

Some economists see election-induced uncertainty hurting the U.S. economy, according to The Wall Street Journal (Paywall).

Here are seven reasons the best employees quit, even when they like their job, according to Inc.

An MBA isn’t as important as people think for building a career on Wall Street, reports Business Insider.

Why the puzzling state of U.S. productivity growth is harming many other countries, according to The New Yorker.