Contemplative Commerce

Business Secrets of the Trappist MonksOne CEO's Quest for Meaning and AuthenticityAugust TurakColumbia Business School PublishingThe motto of Benedictine spirituality is ora et labora — a deceptively simple Latin phrase that means "to pray and to work." A variation of it, ora est labora, means "to pray is to work" — a sentiment handily embodied in the Latin words, where ora is actually part of labora. Prayer and work: the heart of Benedictine spirituality, and by extension, the heart of … [Read more...]