Leading Volunteers: How To Treat Them With Dignity

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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Leading Volunteers

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Leading Volunteers“None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.” (Bukhārī) Building loyalty within a team at work, a place where people’s livelihoods depend on the job, is already difficult enough. So how about when that team consists of volunteers who are only there … Read More

Omar UsmanLeading Volunteers: How To Treat Them With Dignity

Leading Volunteers: Unity and Gossip

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Leading Volunteers

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Leading VolunteersIt goes without saying that most Islamic organizations suffer from a lack of unity. There are 3 main causes of disunity within Islamic organizations: Poor Communication Gossip (highlighted due to its prevalence in our communities) Lack of a Shared Purpose [Video: Role of the Masjid] Communication is an easy … Read More

Omar UsmanLeading Volunteers: Unity and Gossip

Leading Volunteers: Don’t Let Them Fade Away

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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Leading Volunteers

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Leading VolunteersThe weird thing about losing volunteers is that you never really know you have lost them. They don’t turn in a two week notice, nor do they even usually alert you. Most of the time you will just notice someone who was helping out is no longer there. Most … Read More

Omar UsmanLeading Volunteers: Don’t Let Them Fade Away