Gaining Respect

August 17th, 2013 @

Take a moment and think of someone you respect. Why do you respect them? What qualities do they have? Why do some people naturally gain respect, while others have to demand it? Are you doing the right things to win others’ respect? How can you naturally earn respect? Here are a few suggestions: Communicate with [...]

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I demand your respect!

August 17th, 2013 @

Respect is something that all human beings value. No one wishes to be disrespected. But not everyone is respectful or respected. The important questions are: Does everyone deserve respect? Why are some people respected while others aren’t? Can someone demand respect from people? And how can we raise children who are respectful and respected? Understanding [...]

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How much respect is there in your organization?

August 17th, 2013 @

The Prophet (PBUH) told us, “I have been sent to perfect good character.” We all know that the basis of excellence in character is respect for everything around us. As Muslims, we have been instructed to respect our parents, neighbours, family, elders, young, leaders, the animals around us and the nature that we live in. [...]

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Character in the Organization

June 15th, 2010 @

Having a clear vision and a good business model is important, but will never be a substitute for a good character. In good character, there is power. It can build and strengthen relationships. It can turn enemies into friends, and opponents into companions. The Prophet (PBUH) said,  “The best amongst you are those who have [...]

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Good Character: A Priority

June 15th, 2010 @

Good character is a combination of virtues a person possesses such as honesty, integrity, empathy, generosity, and so on. The Prophet (PBUH) said, “There is nothing which weighs heavier in the balance than good character.” (Bukhari) and he also said “The best of you is the one who has the best character.” (Bukhari). So the [...]

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How to Build the Best of Character

June 15th, 2010 @

Allah SWT tells us in the Holy Quran referring to the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) “And thou (standest) on an exalted standard of character.” (Quran 68:4). The prophet (PBUH) tells us “I was only sent to complete good morals” This means that the teachings of Islam are only to forge people of the highest level of [...]

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