August Turak

Author Consultant Speaker

The Life-Changing Leadership Secrets of The Trappist Monks

More_Human_Leadership_PodcastAugust Turak recently joined Terry "Starbucker" St. Marie on The More Human Leadership Podcast to discuss Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. Listen to the podcast to discover...
  • Why August drove through the gates of the Mepkin Abbey in 1996
  • How his observations of service and selflessness led to a popular Forbes article, and then the book
  • How to “aim past the target” to a higher purpose
  • The big difference between having a mission and having a plan
  • Why having a coach and mentor is so important to your mission
  • Why leadership has to be about something “worth doing”
  • The essential task of leadership 
  • What really made Darth Vader evil
  • How leadership success relies on keeping promises- even the smallest ones.
  • What the Monks and Warren Buffet have in common
If you are looking for ways to move your leadership to the next level, and go for greatness, don’t miss this podcast, and then read August’s book.

Terry_StarbuckerTerry “Starbucker” St. Marie  -  a native Midwesterner now living in Portland, Oregon - has been in the business world for over 32 years in various leadership positions, most recently as the SVP of Operations for Bresnan Communications, a cable TV operator in the Rocky Mountain west.

Since 2010 he's been out on his own as a business consultant, strategist, coach and angel investor – see his “Hire Me” page.

His career’s biggest passion has been the practice of what he calls More Human Leadership. It’s a philosophy that is unabashedly personal –  all about positivity, purpose, empathy & compassion, humility, and love.   His site centers on what it means to be a More Human leader, and the fantastic benefit that can spring from it, the Success Trifecta – a successful company, a happy team, and a fulfilled YOU. READ MORE