What's Love Got to Do With It?

Wharton business school professor Sigal Barsade has some surprising news: love in the workplace increases employee retention, happiness and the bottom-line. In this inspiring talk, she shares her groundbreaking research on companionate love, how emotional contagion fosters positive or negative results, and why appropriate affection and emotion (at work!) might be the key to creating a much-loved workplace.

 
 

For reflection alone or together: 

How are/aren't emotions displayed at your work?  

How do/don't people care for each other at your workplace? 

What might foster a culture of "companionate love" at your workplace? 

Next week: Strengthening your compassion muscle - part 1