My interest in talent development and recruiting is a reflection of my long held interest in helping people do what makes them happy. One of the best things you can ever do for someone else is to help them get a job that they love. It's incredibly rewarding. Maybe that's why I've always liked Kevin Kline's Dave character from the same titled movie:
Recently, I met Morgan Missen, who shares that same interest--and I love the way she encapsulated it in her blog:
"The best part of my career (and life) has been helping people get to the most exciting moments in theirs; and the scale at which I’m able to do that is how I will measure my life."
I like that idea--because it's one thing to find what you like. It's another to not only enable it to become as big a part of your life as possible, but to scale its impact on as many other people as possible. That's always a much bigger challenge.