HOW we do anything means everything. The HOW Institute for Society seeks to build and nurture a culture of moral leadership, principled decision-making and values-based behavior that enables individuals and institutions to meet the profound social, economic, and technological changes of the 21st Century to elevate humanity. >>

HOW Founder

“Above all, moral leadership is about how leaders touch hearts, not just minds. Only moral authority can build trust, inspire others, create meaning, and help people imagine a different and better future.”  -Dov Seidman

Learn more about Dov Seidman here.


The HOW Institute for Society brings together a community of leaders from business, academia, government, civil society and beyond who are actively committed to practicing and amplifying moral leadership, principled decision-making and values-based behavior. Learn more about our Board of Directors and Fellows.

HOW Ideas

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LEADING WITH TRUST. Without trust we cannot be united in purpose. With trust we have cultures primed for outsized impact. Read how to build a foundation of trust in your organization.
WATCH our leadership video series HOW Conversations. The latest episode features Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation and member of The HOW Institute’s board of directors.
JOIN US! The HOW Institute is seeking a Program Facilitator & Designer to join our NXT-GEN Fellowship for Moral Leadership team. Read how to apply on our careers page.