You Are Free to Choose. Make the Right Decision

July 15th, 2010 @

Freedom of choice is a basic pillar of Islam. One of the Pillars of Faith is the belief in the Day of Judgement and the accountability that comes with it. Allah would not hold human beings accountable for their deeds if He did not give them the freedom to choose whether to do good or [...]

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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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Creating a Culture of Personal Accountability in Your Organisation

May 15th, 2010 @

Personal accountability is the requirement that a person justifies his or her actions to another being. This being could be the family, friends, community, boss or The Creator. In Islam personal accountability derives from one of the six Pillars of Faith which is the belief in the Day of Judgement. Muslims believe that one day [...]

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Creating a Culture of Personal Accountability in Your Organisation

May 15th, 2010 @

Personal accountability is the requirement that a person justifies his or her actions to another being. This being could be the family, friends, community, boss or The Creator. In Islam personal accountability derives from one of the six Pillars of Faith which is the belief in the Day of Judgement. Muslims believe that one day [...]

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Generosity Leads to Blessings and Success

April 15th, 2010 @

Generosity (karam in Arabic) is a term which encompasses all acts of goodness, including giving in charity, supporting good causes, helping the needy, and contributing to the betterment of humanity and other creations of Allah in this universe. However, the highest level of generosity is TaqwaVerily the best of you (akramakoum) in the sight of [...]

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Tawakkul leads to more prosperity

March 15th, 2010 @

The word Tawakkul comes from the Arabic verb wakala, to which means authorize or empower. From that we derive the word Tawkeel, which means appointing an agent(wakeel) to act on one’s behalf. We normally appoint a wakeel to act on our behalf when we trust that the wakeel knows how to better handle the affairs we are entrusting him with.Tawakkul is therefore the act of [...]

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How does an organisation live with Taqwa?

February 15th, 2010 @

In his book “Jami al-uloom a al-Hikam,” Imam Ibn Rajab Al-Hanbali explains: “Taqwa means that a person should make a fence between himself and that which is harmful. Taqwa means that a person should make a fence between himself and between Allah’s punishment, anger, and displeasure by doing all that He has ordered and abstaining [...]

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The Impact of Belief on the Organisation

January 10th, 2010 @

The mission of the Muslim Ummah is summarised in one verse of the holy Quran where Allah SWT says: “You are the best of peoples, evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah.” Quran 3-110 It is clear from this verse that the mission of the Ummah, acting [...]

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