There’s nothing better than seeing your favorite co-worker walk through the door, no matter the job you’re in. You know the one–the person who keeps a smile on their face, does their job well and emits warmth wherever they go. And usually, these well-liked colleagues are also the most successful people who get handed promotions, raises, and opportunities. And this isn’t just opinion.
A Harvard University study revealed that when a person receives job or a promotion, 85% of the time it is because of their attitude, and only 15% of the time because of his intelligence and knowledge of specific facts and figures.
This doesn’t just apply to corporate America. Hollywood is rife with divas and divos who wield use their fame as permission to treat people poorly, and until recently, many of these celebs’ bad behavior were an open secret.
Thankfully, word has gotten around about the kindest and most professional celebs to work with as well, and we’re calling them their loveliness out.
From Queen Latifah to Angela Bassett, these are your faves’ faves to work with.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
He’s one of the most sought-after actors for a reason. The Rock reportedly has an immaculate reputation as one of Hollywood’s biggest sweethearts.
As the leader of the free world, you’d think our forever POTUS would really lean into his power. But according to nearly everyone that has worked with him, he’s as down-to-earth as it comes. From staying in office to work as hard as every other staffer to literally shaking hands and kissing babies, he’s a delight to work alongside.
In a recent interview, the powerhouse attributes this to: “…Your work, your professionalism and your talent will speak volumes without someone having to open the door just to open it…”
“I met Whoopie Goldberg at ComicCon a couple years ago,” one fan said. She was interviewing cosplayers for a hobby segment. She seemed genuinely interested when asking about what character people were dressed as and having them explain the setting they came from. “She liked my Slenderman costume and called me out of a crowd to come get interviewed. After it was done and she and her posse was walking away, she lagged behind them and I sorta stammered out, “Thank you, Ms. Goldberg!”. She stopped and turned around, and said, “Please, it’s just Whoopie.”