Good Leaders Respect

A good leader listens to people and reflects on their ideas. If useful they may adopt some of these ideas. They don't feel threatened by people questioning them or from there being a diversity of ideas, practices, etc. A bad leader demands everyone follows them exactly, without question. They only listen to themselves or their…Read more Good Leaders Respect

Leaders Reflect Their People

“As you will be, so will be the leaders appointed over you.”~ Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Bayhaqi (Mishkat, Chapter on Leadership, Hadith no. 3717). Leaders come from the same people and culture as everyone else in society. So, if we want better leaders we need to work on ourselves, try to attain good character and moral…Read more Leaders Reflect Their People

Joel Hayward – The Leadership of Muhammad ﷺ

Mohammed Abbasi and I had the great honour and pleasure to be joined earlier today by Professor Joel Hayward to discuss his latest book, “The Leadership of Muhammad ﷺ”. We had a fascinating discussion about the challenges the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ faced during his life and how he met them, in many ways very practically…Read more Joel Hayward – The Leadership of Muhammad ﷺ

Everyone Is A Shepherd

Mawlana Shaykh Muhammad Adil Sohbat, 17 July 2016/13 Shawwal 1437, Cyprus Lefke. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh. Audhu Billahi Minashaytanir Rajeem, Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem, Was-salatu Was-salamu ‘ala Rasulina Muhammadin Sayyidul Awwalin wal Akhirin, Madad Ya RasulAllah, Madad Ya Sadati Ashabi Rasulillah, Madad Ya Mashayikhina. Dastur. Shaykh Abdullah Daghestani, Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani. Madad. Tariqatunas sohba,…Read more Everyone Is A Shepherd

Servant Leadership for the 21st Century Saturday, 20th February 2021, 3:15pm GMT (UK Time, 6:15pm Jeddah, 8:15pm Islamabad, 10:15pm Jakarta).

Resilient Leadership DEVELOPING RESILIENT LEADERSHIP BY COMMUNITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID 19 Tuesday, 5th January, 2021, 3:00 PM London In the UK and other countries, many have risen to the challenge of Covid 19.Communities and individuals have been and are reaching out and helping their neighbours. Here in the UK, the NHS to HM Forces are…Read more Resilient Leadership

Thatcher: Opportunities

When asked in an interview why she wanted to become leader, Margaret Thatcher replied: “I didn’t set out to be leader in any way. I didn’t plan or determine to do it from my youth. I felt that I could tackle it as well as anyone else, and I’ve always believed that when opportunities come,…Read more Thatcher: Opportunities

JFK Light the Candle

“We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a safe and sane future. As Winston Churchill said on taking office some twenty years ago: if we open a quarrel between the present and the past, we shall be in danger of losing…Read more JFK Light the Candle