Which is worse: not getting any Valentines at work...or getting Valentines at work?
Be mine…or don't
The answer is quite simple. You want as many Valentines as you can possibly get. And you know it.
You want Valentines from peers, from subordinates, from bosses, from real lovers, from imagined lovers, from your mother, from your pet - and if necessary, from yourself. You want your coworkers to think you have an outstandingly well balanced life. You want them to know not only that you brim with self-esteem, but also that someone loves you for it. Wishing it can make it come true.
I often send Valentines in addition to - or even instead of - holiday cards. It gives me and my dog Dickie a few extra weeks to thank all the little people who made the previous year special, and it lets me take inventory of who has written to me. It's also my way of saying:
Peace on Earth and goodwill to MINE.