What are we moving towards? When it’s ok to be hateful because apologizing earns you praise. What happens when hate finds its way into work? Will people be happier. More productive. More committed to quality. More focused on the customer. More focused on the team. Will companies perform at their best when hate is acceptable? There is not a CEO on earth who would say that hate makes business better. The more we shrug it off the more likely we are to end up losing the things we value most. Most adults spend the bulk of their adult life working. Which means businesses can play a vital role in bringing back civility and showing people that division is not the path to progress. Businesses can not afford to divide, and we can not afford to tolerate hate — no matter what side of the party lines you fall.