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If Elon Musk is your boss, get your resume ready

SAN FRANCISCO - A recently departed Tesla executive was regaling a small group of Silicon Valley cocktail partygoers last autumn when he riddled them this:

"How is Elon Musk like the sun?"

Aware of the Tesla chief executive's star power and legendary ego, the drink-sippers nonetheless were stumped. They slowly shook their heads.

"The closer you get to him," the man said with a mild grin, "the more likely you get burned."

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