Preface1. The Economic Miracle of Mepkin Abbey2. What We All Really Want3. The End of Selfishness4. Goat Rodeos and the Transformational Or ga ni za tion5. Mission6. Selflessness and Community7. Excellence for the Sake of Excellence8. Ethical Standards, or, Why Good Things Happen for Good People9. Faith10. The Power of Trust11. Self- knowledge and Authenticity12. Living the Life
After a corporate career with companies like MTV, August Turak founded two highly successful software businesses, Raleigh Group International (RGI) and Elsinore Technologies. He received a B.A. in history from the University of Pittsburgh and is pursuing a Masters in theology at St. John's University, Minnesota. Turak's essay Brother John received the grand prize in the John Templeton Foundation's Power of Purpose essay contest. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Selling Magazine, the New York Times, and Business Week, and is a popular leadership contributor at Forbes.com. His website is www.augustturak.com.