The Road Less Traveled

Taking heat for taking the road less traveled is what makes the road less traveled the road less traveled. However, taking the heat is what makes taking the road less traveled worth taking in the first place. We are hopelessly spoiled today. We want all the adventure, thrills and potential admiration that comes with taking […]

The Teacher’s Path with Pete Reilly

Join Pete Reilly for an interview with August Turak as they discuss Turak’s spiritual quest, how it led him to Mepkin Abbey, and eventually extraordinary business success. They discuss how selflessness and a total dedication to service can produce both a transformation fo being and success in the workplace. Reilly states that August’s words are […]

The BBC and Me on Russia and More

Had a great time last night on the BBC show Business Matters. I was joined by Simon Littlewood, President at ACG Global in Singapore. I am huge fan of the BBC and honored to be an ongoing contributor. You can listen here to the show if by some act of God you missed me last […]

The BBC and Me on Pfizer and More

Had a great time last night on the BBC show Business Matters. I was joined by Kate Lorenz, managing director of Ark Relocation, in Hong Kong. I am huge fan of the BBC and honored to be an ongoing contributor. You can listen here to the show if by some act of God you missed […]

Education and Achievement

I was a sophomore in college and I was strolling across campus with a graduate student in engineering who I had just met.  He asked me my major and when I told him that it was Russian history he said disdainfully, “What are you going to DO with it?”                                                  … I didn’t like the […]

The BBC and Me on The World Cup and More

Had a great time last night on the BBC show Business Matters. I was joined by Sofia McFarland of the Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong. I am huge fan of the BBC and honored to be an ongoing contributor. You can listen here to the show if by some act of God you missed […]

Fear and Loathing and the Crusades

One of the many and sundry calumnies hurled at Christianity today is the myth of the Crusades.  The current popular narrative (echoed recently by the president) maintains that the Crusades were just another example of Western “imperialism” and Christian hypocrisy: Expeditions mounted under the cynical pretext of religion (by vile white men of course!) for […]

The BBC and Me on Refugees and More

Had a great time last night on the BBC show Business Matters. I was joined by Dr. Saqib Qureshi, author of Reconstructing Strategy: Dancing with the Objectivity God. I am huge fan of the BBC and honored to be an ongoing contributor. You can listen here to the show if by some act of God […]

Life, God and Carpet Installation

I spent most of my 20′s on my knees installing carpet. My brother Tom, our truck and tools would accompany me on my pilgrimage from city to city and eventually from house to house. Often we would be greeted at the door by a beaming couple brimming with excitement over the fact that our arrival […]

The BBC and Me on Volkswagen and More

Had a great time last night on the BBC show Business Matters. I was joined by sustainable clothing designer Tom Cridland, in London. I am huge fan of the BBC and honored to be an ongoing contributor on Business Matters. You can listen here to the show if by some act of God you missed […]