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” Though he had never written anything for publication before, his essay, Brother John- an essay about an actual Christmas Eve encounter at Mepkin Abbey- won the $100,000 grand prize.
When an article he wrote for called Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks went viral, it led it led to an invitation to become a leadership contributor at Forbes as well as an invitation from Columbia Business School Publishing to turn his article into a book.
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Join Yext and experts from some of today’s leading brands, as we explore why Knowledge is Power at ONWARD18. August Turak presents Business Success from Monastic Secrets GLF brings local business executives and leaders together once a month to engage each other and prominent outside business leaders in open and frank dialogue about the vital link between faith, leadership, and ethics. Join the Napa Institute and the Busch School of Business for the Principled Entrepreneurship™ Conference focusing on the dignity of work as understood in light of Catholic social doctrine. Napa Institute is sponsoring a conference on authentic Catholic reform, October 2, 2018. The Catholic Marketing Network (CMN) serves Catholic retailers and Catholic product suppliers by fostering the most effective production and distribution of Catholic literature and more; providing a common forum for the mutual interchange of ideas. Spend a weekend in Napa exploring the Magisterium of Pope St.
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Keynote speakers include His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke, George Weigel, Jim Daly, Alan Sears, Fr. August will be attending this very special event not only as a donor to Mepkin Abbey; but also to celebrate the release of his new book, Brother John: A Monk, a Pilgrim, and the Purpose of Life.
Mepkin Abbey has pre-purchased 500 copies of Brother John as thank you gifts for donors attending this celebration.
In 1996 Turak was the CEO of his own company when a skydiving accident triggered the emotional crisis or “Dark Night of the Soul” that sent him to Mepkin Abbey in search of the spiritual solace that he so desperately needed and that the monks so graciously provided.
In 2004 Turak decided to enter the John Templeton Foundation’s Power of Purpose essay contest by answering the question in 3500 words or less: “What is the Purpose of Life?