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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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PREFACE

In choosing to read The Manager and the Monk, you have chosen to accompany us on a journey to exchange ideas, challenge long-held belief systems, and discover new possibilities in us all. In fact, you have now become an integral part of this journey of discovery, and as we continue our dialogue, you will foster, deepen, and expand on your own inner dialogue as well.

Our conversation first began in 2008 at an onstage discussion in front of an audience in Nuremberg. As “The Monk” and “The Manager,” we faced one another from opposite ends of the spectrum. On one end, Anselm Grün represented a life lived in spiritual practice, and on the other, Jochen Zeitz embodied a life synonymous with business and financial success. On that fateful day ...

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