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The Money Answers Show

The Money Answers Show

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June 24th 2013:Success Does Not Mean Sacrificing Happiness for Big Profits

Monks are known for living in silence and seclusion, but entrepreneur August Turak knows that they hold something of great value to the secular world—the key to business success. In his new book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity,” Turak tells the story of how he spent the past 17 years working part-time alongside Trappist monks as they ran high-margin businesses producing widely sought after commodities such as beer, eggs and exotic mushrooms. Turak started out searching for enlightenment but ended up with a lifetime of lessons that taught h

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August Turak is a successful entrepreneur, corporate executive, and award winning writer and author of Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity (Columbia Business School Publishing; July 2013). He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Selling Magazine, the New York Times, and Business Week, and is a popular leadership contributor at Forbes.com. His website is www.augustturak.com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/746/the-money-answers-show 26/11/2017 09:00 26/11/2017 10:00 The Money Answers Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/746/the-money-answers-show Monks are known for living in silence and seclusion, but entrepreneur August Turak knows that they hold something of great value to the secular world—the key to business success. In his new book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity,” Turak tells the story of how he spent the past 17 years working part-time alongside Trappist monks as they ran high-margin businesses producing widely sought after commodities such as beer, eggs and exotic mushrooms. Turak started out searching for enlightenment but ended up with a lifetime of lessons that taught him that success does not mean sacrificing happiness for big profits. You can have both simultaneously. The monks break every rule of business 101 except one – commitment to quality – and therein lies the secret. Rather than obsess about profits and the bottom line, the monks succeed in business by practicing the idea of “service and selflessness.” And the profits always take care of themselves. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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