“What is the percentage of people doing the job they absolutely love in this world?” she asked. “Two percent? Three? Surely not more...."
No doubt this great quote from a New York Times interview with the spendidly candid actress Judi Dench will make its way into a workplace-related speech or two. It's certainly going into the speechwriting quotables file at CorporateHistory.net. Apropros, yesterday at a client's industrial plant I met people who do absolutely love their work. It's not a glamorous work site, certainly not a stage or movie set. Yet these folks -- who handle quality control in a complex technical process -- exhibited the kind of pride that can't be faked. Bravo and brava to them too.