Who are you around? The subtle influence

May 15th, 2013 @

Numerous research studies show that our environment and the people we associate with greatly influence our thoughts, feelings and actions. Who are you spending time with? Have you thought about their influence on you? What character traits, attitudes and vocabulary have you adopted from them? We often overlook this influence because it is so subtle. [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

Personal Social Responsibility

March 26th, 2013 @

“There is a big garbage mess in my neighborhood, but nobody cares. Why should I?” Ahmad complained with a sigh. “We have set up an organization that serves the community, but no one wants to volunteer.” Why? A mother complained to me once that her daughter is busy volunteering in various activities while she is [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

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 [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

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 [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

Impact of Personal Accountability

May 15th, 2010 @

During the course of our work with various organizations, we often find employees or volunteers blaming management for their difficult situation and frustrated managers blaming employees or volunteers for not being proactive. We hear things like: “It is not my job.” “Nobody told me.” “Someone has to do something about this!” “Who made the mistake? [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

Are you combining tawakul with good planning?

March 15th, 2010 @

The Prophet (PBUH) had an absolute trust in Allah. Yet, he carefully planned his emigration to Medina and left nothing to chance. He and his companion, Abu Bakr, left Mecca at night heading south to mislead his enemies (as Medina is northbound). They went into hiding for three days in the cave of Thawr and [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>

Taqwa – The Foundation of Lasting Success

February 10th, 2010 @

Taqwa implies possessing a high level of integrity, always doing the right thing, and taking actions to make improvements and add value, even when no one is watching. Taqwa builds trust, which is the foundation of every success and relationship, which cannot be built on the grounds of lies and deception. Not a single success [...]

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
  • Pinterest
Read More >>