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Do You Have What It Takes to Join Elon Musk's Team? Your Answer to This Question and 12 Others From the World's Most Influential Leaders Will Reveal Your Potential (or Lack Thereof) If you're ready to go after the job of your dreams, there's never been a better time to make your move.

By Amanda Breen Edited by Jessica Thomas

"You're standing on the surface of the Earth. You walk one mile south, one mile west, and one mile north. You end up exactly where you started. Where are you?"

You'll hear this question if you're interviewing to join billionaire Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk's team. But if you're speechless and scratching your head, don't worry — the accuracy of your answer doesn't matter so much as how you explain your logical reasoning. Musk wants to find out if you can think fast and problem-solve effectively when presented with data, so even if you're struggling to come up with the right answer (it's the North Pole, by the way), you can still prove you're a worthwhile candidate. How? Resume-builder suggests being honest, asking follow-up questions and breaking the problem down to demonstrate your processes.

Related: Never Go to a Job Interview Unprepared for This One Question

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