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by Simon Cooper

Every employee is talented in some way. Discovering those strengths and fitting them to a job role improves companies and leadership.

In 1941, most Americans opposed the poll taxes still in force in the South. But residents in the eight states where the laws persisted still favored them.

When companies consistently talk about strengths concepts, employees use their strengths more often.

Americans' views on how the justice system is handling crime have changed in the past decade. Less than half (45%) say it is "not tough enough," down from 65% in 2003.

Organizations need to do more to make leadership a reality for women who have the talent and ambition to fill those roles.

Forty-two percent of Americans say now is a good time to find a quality job. Democrats are substantially more positive than Republicans about the job market.

The best companies make a strategic choice to engage customers or satisfy them -- or both.

Students from groups that are underrepresented in the field of computer science face a variety of structural barriers, including a lack of computer science classes at school, limited access to computers at home and less media exposure to computer scientists.

Americans anticipate spending $785 on Christmas gifts this year, consistent with their estimates since 2013. Nearly nine in 10 U.S. adults intend to spend something.