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Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity. August Turak () New York: Columbia University Press. Review by. Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks has ratings and 23 reviews. Gail said : ***Be sure to check out the Mepkin Abbey tour link included in the revi. Recently, August released a new book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. It is filled with practical business advice, yet infused with a.

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He then dives into each of these points in subsequent chapters. Among others, Wecrets Ziglar had a similar message when he said you can have anything you want in life by helping others get what they want. If you view this solely as a business book, consider reading it to get a possibly different series of opinions that may shape your future thinking and behaviour.

Learn the Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

Trap;ist Secrets of the Trappist Monks: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But, “faith alone,” is not enough. Promotions take care of themselves. He highlights key aspects of the business world and draws connections between modern-day success and long-standing practices that have been around for ages, tested by time to be proven effective.

Learn the Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks

Jul 14, CarolynKost rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 06, Bert Edens rated it really liked it Shelves: Fauzia Burke rated it it was amazing Mar 05, While putting principles and mission first and planning second is indeed unusual, it is hardly unique. Serving such a mission inspires us to sacrifice for our commitment to it and we, in turn, are transformed in service of the greater good.


S Secrrets a freshman in college, I had the fortunate experience to hear August Turak speak on campus. As a business executive and entrepreneur, I was struck by a simple question: Merton was an Anglo-American Catholic writer and mystic.

Is this some form of ecclesiastical wordplay? The monks have a vocation.

Apr 02, Susannah Johnson rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Business Secrets One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity” could serve as a summary of the monastic way of life and the secret to the monks’ business success, writes Turak on Page of a book that is both a memoir and a repository of information mons can transform your life.

We must offer people the opportunity to satisfy this hunger for transformation. Benedict and its motto “ora et labora” pray and work.

There is a lot more to this book than just business.

Ironically the last thing on my mind on my first trip to Mepkin was Trappist business success or even my own. Home About Contact Me. Open Preview See a Problem? Oct 05, James rated it really liked it Shelves: His association with Mepkin came through a connection he made the Self Knowledge Symposium a group of college students he leads, trappust he shares his spiritual insights.


How One CEO Learned a Lot of Business Secrets From a Trappist Monk

I shattered my ankle in the dive, and by forcing me to face my own mortality the accident precipitated a personal crisis. Turak draws upon observations gleaned through many years of participating in the practices of a Trappist Abbey and the universal archetype of the hero myth sscrets he makes a convincing case for the necessity of having ttappist lofty overarching mission that is worthy August Turak helps us to realize that it is not merely possible to achieve wholeness and reconciliation of our personal spiritual lives with our what we do in the workplace; it is imperative.

At the time I was the CEO of two software start-ups so of course I wondered if and how I and other business people might do the same.

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