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YoPro Wealth: Austin Asks August About the Secrets to Business & Life (Part 1)

YoPro Wealth: Austin Asks August About the Secrets to Business & Life (Part 1)
Feb 13, 2014 by August Turak
Do you want the secret to business and life? Well, this is the podcast is for you. And a free bonus for you: this secret also helps you get as much financial wealth as you could ever imagine. Austin Netzley interviews August Turak and asks about the secrets to business and life on his podcast, YoPro Wealth. Click here to listen.

The YoPro Wealth podcast  is hosted by Austin Netzley as he interviews successful Millionaires, Investors, Financial Planners, Authors & Entrepreneurs! discovered by Player FM and our community. [Read More] I know that this interview will inspire you as much as it has inspired me. Our discussion went long since August has such a great amount of wisdom to share, so the interview is split...

Turak on Blog Talk Radio: Be Successful in Business Despite Your Spirituality

Turak on Blog Talk Radio: Be Successful in Business Despite Your Spirituality
Feb 03, 2014 by August Turak
Do you believe that spirtuality and financial success do not go hand in hand?  Well, the Trappist Monks have instituted a business model that is wildly successful. Luckily for us, it is also highly repeatable. August Turak, author of Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks, explains that if you are spending all of your time focusing on the bottom line, you are wasting your time. Rather, service and selflessness is the core principle to success.  August learned directly from the monks that you can have success and happiness at the same time.  He shares the formula for applying the Trappist monk model of mission, personal transformation and community to secular business success. Join the discussion on Blog Talk Radio as Turak explains how the...

Turak Speaks on Strategies for Living

Turak Speaks on Strategies for Living
Jan 15, 2014 by August Turak
August Turak recently spoke with David McMillian on his Strategies for Living podcast. Turak offered listeners his advice and strategies for living an authentic life. Click here to listen.

Strategies for Living is a daily radio/podcast program, hosted by Family Therapist David McMillian, dedicated to helping listeners improve their quality of living in body, mind, spirit and relationships.  Strategies presents topical issues featuring interviews with some of today's leading authors on topics ranging from healthy relationships to healthy lifestyles, from effective parenting to developing positive attitudes. [READ MORE]

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Turak talks on The Michael Dresser Show

Turak talks on The Michael Dresser Show
Jan 07, 2014 by August Turak
August Turak joined Michael Dresser on The Michael Dresser Show to talk about his book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. The Michael Dresser Show is the place for authors and experts to spread their word with your everyday answers to life. Click here to listen.

The Michael Dresser Show has evolved over the years and today features authors and experts from all over the country and worldwide who offer solutions to the listening audience on all types of lifestyle matters as well as business and financial areas of interest. He is well known for getting to the heart of the issue at hand with his thought-provoking talk. [Read More]

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August Turak on The 5 AM Miracle Podcast

August Turak on The 5 AM Miracle Podcast
Jan 01, 2014 by August Turak
Have you ever wondered how to attract incredible success in business and in life? This week’s episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast features Jeff Sanders interview with August Turak as he explains just how to do it through service and selflessness! Turak speaks in depth with Sanders about his book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks in this rare and special extended podcast. Click here to listen.

Here’s what Jeff Sanders had to say after the podcast: I’m not joking when I say that this book AND this interview are at the top of my favorites list. August Turak is an amazing man and you will certainly get a TON of value out of his advice, stories, and life lessons.” Jeff Sanders...

Turak on Read to Lead Podcast with Jeff Brown

Turak on Read to Lead Podcast with Jeff Brown
Dec 18, 2013 by August Turak
August Turak recently joined Jeff Brown on The Read to Lead Podcast which is based on the belief that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life. Turak talks about his book, Business Secrets of the Trappists and shares with Jeff how he defines career, leadership and business success through service and selflessness. Click here to listen.

The Read to Lead Podcast is hosted by award-winning and 26-year radio industry veteran Jeff Brown.  Jeff is a voracious reader with a passion for non-fiction, specifically books on personal development, leadership, business, marketing and entrepreneurship. Each week, you’re given the chance to join Jeff as he sits down with one of today’s most successful and inspiring authors to discuss their latest...

Turak on EntrepreneurOnFire with John Lee Dumas

Turak on EntrepreneurOnFire with John Lee Dumas
Dec 11, 2013 by August Turak
What does it take to be an Entrepreneur? Join John Lee Dumas as he interviews Turak on his podcast, EntrepreneurOnFire. August shares his Entrepreneurial mindset and an inside glance at his journey to becoming a successful Entrepreneur. Discover why it's in your own self-interest to forget your self-interest!

EntrepreneurOnFire is a daily podcast, hosted by John Lee Dumas, interviewing today's most successful and inspiring entrepreneurs.

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  August,  Thank you for sharing your amazing journey on EntrepreneurOnFire, I know Fire Nation will be IGNITED! Stay inspired! ~ John Lee Dumas Man this was one of my favorite podcasts .... what he was explaining “It is in your own self interest to forget your self interest.” it reminded me of when john maxwell said "most people could be successful...

Turak on The Engaging Brand

Turak on The Engaging Brand
Oct 27, 2013 by August Turak
On October 27, 2013 Turak talks to Anna Farmery on The Engaging Brand Podcast about his latest book - Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. The Engaging Brand podcast covers social marketing, business ideas and brand marketing tips. In this podcast Anna and August talk about: Why the Trappist Monks have a better business model than traditional businesses The importance business mission and why consultants have rendered it useless. Do businesses fail because they concentrate on the concrete products rather than abstract goal. "How it's not what I did, it's what I didn't do". The concept of personal transformation - it's in our own self interest to forget self interest. It is about selflessness. The role of leadership and personal transformation. How you have to care as a leader. How leaders ask questions rather...

Turak on Business Insanity with Barry Moltz

Turak on Business Insanity with Barry Moltz
Oct 18, 2013 by August Turak
On October 18, 2013 Turak joined Barry Moltz on his radio show, Business Insanity Talk Radio. They discussed what we can learn from Trappist Monks. Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where Barry talks about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.

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Turak Talks on CBS Radio - Career Coach Caroline

Turak Talks on CBS Radio - Career Coach Caroline
Oct 16, 2013 by August Turak
On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 August talked about his book with Caroline Dowd-Higgins on her CBS Radio show, Career Coach Caroline. Turak's book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks was the main topic as he shared business lessons he's learned from the Monks of Mepkin Abbey and how he applied those lessons to his own businesses with super successful results.

Click here to listen to the podcast. Thank you to August for being a terrific guest on Career Coach Caroline last night. The way he uses the lessons he learned from the monks is fascinating and certainly gives the audience a new way to approach their work life. We wish August great success and please keep us posted with his news. - Coach Me Radio, Caroline Dowd-Higgins

 

The Kickass Life with David Wood

The Kickass Life with David Wood
Sep 13, 2013 by August Turak
August Turak was recently interviewed by Master Trainer David Wood on The Kickass Life Podcast! This is the # 1 Personal Development podcast on iTunes. David chats with some of the worlds most fascinating and influential thought leaders who are impacting the world around us helping us learn how to live a kickass life!

In this interview with David Woods, Turak shares: Why he went to Mepkin Abbey and what it was like for him He will talk about service and selflessness What is the life worth living Why Trappists are so good at business Building his business and enjoying the challenge Combining heart with hard work and what’s the secret How he started writing What authenticity means to August The secret to happiness The importance of Trust Click here for this podcast episode.

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Turak talks with Joe Wade Formicola on WPTF

Turak talks with Joe Wade Formicola on WPTF
Aug 17, 2013 by August Turak
On August 17, 2013 August Turak appeared on WPTF News Radio 680 with Joe Wade Formicola to discuss his book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks. Joe Wade Formicola is a familiar voice to many in North Carolina's Triangle area. His experience in radio spans many years and many top radio stations across the country. Joe may also be familiar to WPTF listeners from his numerous radio and television commercials for top 100 companies.  Click here to listen to the show.

Turak on Friday Night Live

Turak on Friday Night Live
Aug 09, 2013 by August Turak
On August 9th, 2013 Turak appears on Friday Night Live with host Mark Sutherland on Static Beach Radio. Turak speaks to Sutherland and his co-hosts at 7:10-7:25 PM (EST) and again a couple hrs later, 9:05-9:30 PM (EST). Be sure to tune in!

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An "On the Air" sign blinks red Friday, August 9th signaling Mark Sutherland to kick off his live show on Static Beach in Hermosa Beach, CA. Ready to jump in are co-hosts Staphanie Reibel and Robin Goodridge, of Bush rock band fame. "Friday Night Live," which broadcasts from 7 to 10 p.m., is a roundtable of chat between the trio interspersed with music, guest interviews and live acoustic performances, which serves the beach and...

Turak's Business Secrets on Charlotte Talks

Turak's Business Secrets on Charlotte Talks
Aug 07, 2013 by August Turak
On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 August Turak appeared on NPR's Charlotte Talks with host Mike Collins to discuss Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks.

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When Mike Collins last spoke with August Turak, he'd just written his thoughts about concepts he learned from visits with Trappist Monks in South Carolina in a Forbes.com article. He laid out several "secrets" of the monks' practices that are centered on service and selflessness that could be used to make businesses better at what they do. Since then, he's written an entire book on the concept and has shared additional inspiring stories of the monks. Mr. Turak lays out how businesses could learn from the Trappist Monks' practices, and he joins...

Turak on Mountain Money

Turak on Mountain Money
Aug 05, 2013 by August Turak


August Turak appeared on KPCW's Mountain Money on Monday, August 5th hosted by former Money magazine contributor and KPCW General Manager Larry Warren along with financial expert Doug Wells.

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What: Mountain Money Interview

Date: Monday, August 5th, 2013

Time: 11:04 AM EDT (9:04 AM MDT)

Hosts: Larry Warren and Doug Wells

KPCW's Mountain Money covers the unique challenges of working in the mountains by providing small-business news, real estate, estate planning and personal finance information.

Former Money magazine contributor and KPCW General Manager Larry Warren hosts the program along with financial expert Doug Wells. The program is produced by Dr. Beth Fratkin.

Mountain Money is sponsored by Mountain West Bank, Park City Chamber Bureau and the Park City...

How Much Do You Know About Trappist Monks?

Jul 24, 2013 by August Turak
August Turak joined host Jim Bohannon on The Jim Bohannon Show on July 24th to talk about his new book, business secrets and Trappist monks. Turak explains how business people today can best follow the monks example.  Click here to listen to the show. How much do you know about Trappist monks? The Trappists are a Roman Catholic group born of reformers back in the mid-17th Century. They are governed by the Rule of St. Benedict, written in the 6th Century, which preaches stability, fidelity to monastic life, and obedience. While not taking a vow of silence, Trappist monks generally speak only when necessary, and idle talk is strongly discouraged. Yet, they have shown centuries of business acumen. So, how are...

Turak's Business Secrets on Be More. Achieve More.

Turak's Business Secrets on Be More. Achieve More.
Jul 19, 2013 by August Turak
August Turak joined host Chris Cooper on his show Be More. Achieve More. on July 19th, 2103 to discuss his new book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks and how he came to know that the monks hold something of great value to the secular world—the key to business success. There are entrepreneurs and business leaders that are making so much more than profit in their enterprises... They are also giving back to the community and so can you... Turak demonstrates in his own super successful company how the monks succeed in business by practicing the idea of service and selflessness. And how the profits always take care of themselves. Click here to listen! Be More. Achieve More. is broadcast on the Voice...

Business Tips From Trappist Monks

Business Tips From Trappist Monks
Jul 03, 2013 by August Turak
Some of the greatest business secrets can be found in the daily practices of Trappist monks.  Monastic traditions have been shown to guide personal and professional success, and demonstrate the importance of measuring quality over quantity.

Turak appeared on WNYC’s The Takeaway on June 27th. During the show, Business Tips From Trappist Monks, Turak tells The Takeaway why we should pay closer attention to the motivation behind our work and the business skills you can learn from examining the principles of Trappist monks.

 

Rethinking Business: What Is The Real Foundation of Business Success

Rethinking Business: What Is The Real Foundation of Business Success
Jun 26, 2013 by August Turak
August Turak guests on “Rethinking Business” a podcast that asks, “What is the real foundation of business success?”  August talks with host Elese Coit about his first book "Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity and how age-old monastic business practices, such as selfless service, hold the key to modern business success. He discusses why businesses must become transformational organizations and why authenticity is the only game in town.

This conversation is hosted by Elese Coit, CEO of TrueChange Consultants, a management consulting firm dedicated to helping companies release the full potential in their people.

Success Does Not Mean Sacrificing Happiness for Big Profits

Success Does Not Mean Sacrificing Happiness for Big Profits
Jun 24, 2013 by August Turak
On June 24th Turak appeared on The Money Answers Show with Jordan Goodman on VoiceAmerica Business. Turak and Goodman discussed how success doesn't mean sacrificing happiness for big profits.

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Monks are known for living in silence and seclusion, but entrepreneur August Turak knows that they hold something of great value to the secular world—the key to business success. In his new book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity,” Turak tells the story of how he spent the past 17 years working part-time alongside Trappist monks as they ran high-margin businesses producing widely sought after commodities such as beer, eggs and exotic mushrooms... READ MORE