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What the monks would teach you about work

Posted By Tom Jackson On April 20, 2009 @ 2:50 pm In Construction News | No Comments

Forbes writer August Turak spent some time with a group of Trappist monks [1]and came away with some very sound advice for businesspeople. A key quote:

“Throughout my career I’ve listened as executives bemoaned shortages of talent in the workplace and the difficulty and cost involved in attracting and keeping talent. Talent is not in short supply. What is missing is the matrix of overarching values that inspire ordinary people to extraordinary results.”

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[1] group of Trappist monks : http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/14/trappist-business-lessons-leadership-management-mepkin1.html?partner=contextstory

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