The editor of HBS Working Knowledge, Sean Silverthorne, talks to Harvard Business School professor William George about looking to the East as a model for developing strong business leaders in the West.

Instead of the usual top-down way of leading, says author Michael Carroll, the best leaders work from the inside out, opening themselves to others and sharing what inspires them.

Dr. Ellen Langer wants to see less mindlessness and more mindfulness in our corporate leaders. Here she discusses how mindfulness can dramatically change the quality of leadership and improve the productivity of those being led.

When life leads us into disagreements and conflicts, as it inevitably does, we need a way to reach our goals without creating unnecessary harm. James Gimian and Barry Boyce show us how we can use the principles of Sun Tzu’s Art of War to work skillfully with the underlying energies that give rise to effective action.