Twenty-five years ago this Spring, I was a freshman in college and had the fortunate experience to hear August Turak speak on campus. At the time, I had no idea what an influence he would have on the next 4 years of my life. Even though we haven’t spoken in years, his recent book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks,” continues to call me to the challenge of seeking the knowledge to lead a life worth living. It’s not often that we have a chance for transformational experiences, and I wanted to share a bit of his message with you.
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