The State of Things
10:41 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Businessman Finds Spiritual Roots Of Capitalism

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

Bussinessman and author Augie Turak talks about his new book, 'Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity'

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.

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The State of Things
11:20 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Movie Shows Potential Future of Capitalism

Leaders of a cooperative featured in Shift Change
Credit / Shift Change

In America, corporations are king. It’s hard to even think about capitalism without the corporate system that keeps it flowing here in the United States. A movie called "Shift Change" wants to transform the way you think about the economy. It highlights worker-owned businesses in North America and Spain that flip the paradigm of corporate control on its head.

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