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U.S. Monks Turn To Centuries-Old Tradition To Supplement Health Care Costs

Reuters | Scott Malone | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Tucked off a two-lane highway in a hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group of Roman Catholic monks has embraced a centurie...

Monks Have Found The Key To A Productive Workday And A Fulfilling Life (And It Includes Beer)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living

When we think of monks, we tend to think of austerity, solitude and long days spent chanting and praying. And while the focus of their daily lives is ...

11 Lessons on How to Get and Maintain Trust

August Turak | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business
August Turak

Trust is the most powerful form of capital there is, and nothing makes a business run more smoothly than trust. In addition, trust is not a scarce resource.

Business Secrets From Monks

Religion News Service | Amanda Greene | Posted 07.21.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Driving through the Spanish moss-draped gates of the Mepkin Abbey Trappist monastery in Moncks Corner, S.C., businessman August Turak felt as if...

5 Years After Egg Farm Debacle, Monks Grow Mushrooms

AP | By BRUCE SMITH | Posted 02.01.2012 | Green

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. -- Five years after an animal rights group complained about the treatment of chickens at an egg farm run by a Roman Catholic abbey...