Businessman Finds Spiritual Roots Of Capitalism

Jun 19, 2013

Cover of "Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks" by August Turak.
Credit Columbia Business School Publishing

Augie Turak is a successful businessman with two software companies under his belt. For the past 17 years, he’s studied the business strategies of a group of Trappist Monks living in South Carolina.

His new book about them is called, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity” (Columbia Business School Publishing/2013). Host Frank Stasio talks to him about what he learned.