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  • n  member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence
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  • Learn Business Genius From Trappist Monks
    August Turak was the CEO of a software startup and going through a serious personal crisis when a friend told him about spending time at a Trappist monastery. He decided to try it himself. He liked it so much he has returned repeatedly for 17 years, and he has discovered there not only spiritual truth but business truth too. Deeply unconventional but compelling business truth.
    June 27, 2013 - Forbes
  • Business Secrets Of The Trappists
    Columbia Business School Publishing is releasing my book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks, today. The book is based on this article that originally appeared on in 2009. I especially want to thank Fred Allen, the leadership editor here at it was his idea to turn this piece into a book. I also want to thank you, my readers at for your continued support and ...
    June 27, 2013 - Forbes
  • Book Review: 'Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks' by August Turak
    Book Review: 'Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks' by August Turak Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:00 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 A business leadership book, written from an unusual perspective.
    June 24, 2013 -

  • Mike Leigh in FOXNews
    We're not Trappist monks. We don't make films up mountains for no one to see. It really is a business, and we want people to see the movies,Leigh said. "Also, we make these uncompromising movies ...... European, low-budget, independent...
  • Tim Fischer in Sydney Morning Herald
    No Trappist monk: Tim Fischer says his appointment will strengthen links with the Holy See.
  • Tony Abbott in The Age
    Health Minister Tony Abbott said: "I have decided to be a Trappist monk on this topic. I think a vow of silence is good."

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