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Looking to build the next generation leadership team? The candidates that will surface will more likely be men than women. And after that major gender divider, those who identify as LGBT may represent your best candidate pool.

According to a Careerbuilder survey of some 3,625 people, just 34 percent said they wanted to ascend to a leadership role sometime during their careers, and only 7 percent aspired to the corner office. Male and LGBT respondents reported the highest percentage of leadership yearning.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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