Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for by August Turak

By August Turak

August Turak is a profitable entrepreneur, company govt, and award-winning writer who attributes a lot of his luck to dwelling and dealing along the Trappist clergymen of Mepkin Abbey for seventeen years. As a common monastic visitor, he realized firsthand from the clergymen as they grew a really winning portfolio of companies. provider and selflessness are on the middle of the 1,500-year-old monastic tradition’s notable enterprise good fortune. it's an historical even though immensely proper monetary version that preserves what's optimistic and efficient approximately capitalism whereas transcending its moral barriers and inner contradictions. Combining brilliant case stories from his thirty-year enterprise profession with intimate pictures of the priests at paintings, Turak indicates how Trappist ideas could be effectively utilized to various secular company settings and to our own lives besides. He demonstrates that priests and folks like Warren Buffett are wildly winning no longer regardless of their excessive ideas yet as a result of them. Turak additionally introduces different “transformational businesses” that percentage the an important monastic company ideas so severe for success.

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