Is “Love” A Part of Your Workplace?

Feb 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET

Just before Valentine’s Day four years ago, an Oregon-based company called Mindvalley decided to spread the love at work - through an event they dubbed Love Week where every worker plays Secret Angel to some other worker, and everyone gets to experience love and appreciation over a five-day work week. The idea behind Love Week was simple, yet powerful – love and appreciation makes people happy and creates a positive, productive, collaborative and low stress work environment, so why not spread the love and make work fun!

Mindvalley’s experiment isn’t an outlier but a corporate axiom: a Gallup study concluded that happy employees are more engaged, and engaged employees are more productive, profitable, customer-focused and safety-oriented, and drive business outcomes. Click here to read on.