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Originally posted by Dr. Hesham Alawadi The Meaning of Great Leadership Doesn’t it strike you that Muhammad (PBUH) never wrote and narrated an autobiography, yet the one with great number of biographies? When you look at the sayings of Muhammad (PBUH) you hardly notice that he spoke much about himself, rather as a messenger he […]


Originally posted at MuslimMatters.org This information should benefit anyone involved in Islamic organizations, but it really needs extra attention from those in leadership positions in their communities to start to effect the type of change needed to prevent dysfunction. The Five Dysfunctions Are Absence of Trust Fear of Conflict Lack of Commitment Avoidance of Accountability […]

Bill Clinton: Put the Integrity in Your Effort

In 1993, Michigan played UNC for the NCAA basketball championship. The famous Fab Five of Michigan was led by Chris Webber, who went on to become the #1 overall pick in the NBA draft. Michigan lost the championship game due, in part, to Chris Webber calling a time-out in the final seconds when his team […]


There’s two primary types of fundraising in the Muslim community (generally speaking). The first is the fundraising that occurs for a community whether it be their building, operations, school, events, or something else of that nature. It’s already assumed that every single musalla in existence has a framed picture of a blueprint that they’re constantly fundraising […]

John Maxwell quotes Guy Ferguson in Developing the Leader Within You, To know how to do a job is the accomplishment of labor; To be available to tell others is the accomplishment of the teacher; To inspire others to do better work is the accomplishment of management; To be able to do all three is […]

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.