The Drucker Institute's online magazine, "Monday" notes that by and large, executives make poor promotion and staffing decisions. Yet some companies seem to identify and attract great people consistently. What sets them apart? To find out, they asked winning executives from across all sectors—corporate, nonprofit and government—to provide tips based on how they themselves hire and promote. CIS President Dan Cardinali was among them. His advice? Look for those with grit. To hear more of his insights on finding and retaining top talent, click here.