Stories written by augustturak

August Turak is an award winning author, executive, entrepreneur and leadership contributor for Forbes.com.

August has integrated his life-long passion for personal and organizational transformation with a highly successful career and experience with a variety of companies like MTV Networks, A&E Networks, United Press International, and Bell Atlantic

His book, Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks, from Columbia Business School Press will be coming out in June 2013.

The Four Ways Great Leaders Think


Success is not a matter of what we think but how we think. There are four kinds of thinking. To be a great leader, we must master them all.   A Rabbi, fabled for his wisdom, was approached by a young man eager to become his student. The Rabbi repeatedly rejected the young man, dismissively […]

Can Creativity Be Taught?


Every great leader is a creative leader. If creativity can be taught how is it done? In the early 1980s I was trundling along on a New York subway with a colleague when he suddenly said, “14, 18, 23, 28, 34.  What is the next number in this series?” For the next ten minutes I manfully […]

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