8 Key Principles for Success

What Leads To Success?

Richard St. John has spent years of his life interviewing successful people to see what characteristics are common to them. The culmination of his research is succinctly presented in this 3 minute video below. The points may seem like common sense, but reflecting on them – better yet, acting on them – shows how valuable they are. It is also … Read More

Omar Usman8 Key Principles for Success

Joining a Dawah Organization: Level 2 – Permission/Relationship

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Joining a Dawah Organization: Leadership Levels

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Joining a Dawah Organization: Leadership LevelsThe first post in this series discussed joining into an organization at the ground level and doing the duties assigned to you. Level 2 is, “getting people to work for you when they are not obligated.” John Maxwell says that on this level, “time, energy, … Read More

Omar UsmanJoining a Dawah Organization: Level 2 – Permission/Relationship

Joining a Dawah Organization: Level 1 – Position/Rights

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Joining a Dawah Organization: Leadership Levels

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Joining a Dawah Organization: Leadership LevelsThis article is the first in a 5 part series aimed at discussing the qualities needed to help advance a dawah organization of any kind. The five levels are taken from John Maxwell’s book, [amazon_link id=”1400280451″ target=”_blank” ]Developing the Leader Within You[/amazon_link]. The levels are … Read More

Omar UsmanJoining a Dawah Organization: Level 1 – Position/Rights

Do you trust me?

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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Five Dysfunctions of a Team

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Five Dysfunctions of a TeamWhether you’re working for your local MSA, volunteering at the Masjid or even getting involved with a charity focused on social work, you will inevitably be part of a group of like minded individuals all performing various related functions in order to accomplish the same objective.  … Read More

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Leadership Lessons from Surah Al-Ḥujurāt

Shaykh AbdulNasir Jangda shares a couple of essential leadership characteristics for all Muslims in this short 6 minute clip. Video and some essential lessons follow. Leaders are at the service of their people, not the other way around. True leadership does not come from giving orders out to others, but it comes from serving them. A leader has an open-door … Read More

Omar UsmanLeadership Lessons from Surah Al-Ḥujurāt