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The Manager and the Monk: A Discourse on Prayer, Profit, and Principles by Anselm Grun, Jochen Zeitz

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

I once saw an unusual dedication in a book that read, “To my three small children, without whom I would have finished this book two years earlier.” For me, it is like this: without the help of a number of people, I would not have finished my contribution to this book for two more years.

Writing a book, or even just half a book, as I have done, is not an easy job for a layman like myself. I admire those who can put together several volumes of outstanding work with ease. For me, writing was a highly interesting but demanding experience, for it was the first time I had picked up a pen since my university years. In addition, I had to write in many different places and do justice to my ongoing professional obligations at the same time. ...

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