That moment highlights another of Hobson’s gifts. “Someone once told me that the secret to success is being the person who other people want to see succeed,” says Parsons. “It’s more important than talent, brains, or luck. And Mellody is the person others want to see succeed.”

What a wonderful goal to strive for.

Why Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Bradley, and Oprah Love Mellody Hobson

(via The Profile).