Browsing All Posts filed under »Leadership«

How to build confidence in yourself as a Muslim

May 16, 2011


Rafik Beekun, the, updated May 22, 2011 Self-confidence plays a critical role in self identity and how we carry ourselves.  It can affect our job performance, our involvement in the community, and even our success/failure in finding a spouse, Insha Allah. The cardinal principle of self-confidence in Islam is the concept of Tawakkul, one’s […]

The Islamic Perspective on Excellent Leadership and Good Governance.

April 30, 2011


Professor Muhammad Abdallah Al Buraey, King Fadh University, presentation in Sydney, Australia (and commented upon  by Professor Rafik Beekun), In choosing excellent leaders and making appointment of public officials, only merit matters, nothing else. [Note from Rafik Beekun: clearly as indicated by the Qur’anic quotations and ahadiths cited by Professor Buraey below, “merit” is […]

Kodi Azari, Persian-American Surgeon, Performs First Western Hand Transplant

April 20, 2011


Margarita, A young mom from California tragically lost her hand in a car accident and has been living with a prosthetic while taking care of her daughter. Dr. Kodi Azari and a team of 20 surgeons and supporting staff was able to successfully complete a 14 1/2-hour transplant surgery at the Ronald Reagan UCLA […]

Farooq Kathwari–CEO of Ethan Allen and Great Business Leader

April 19, 2011


By Jayne O’Donnell, USA TODAY NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — “Pashmina! Pashmina!” The CEO of one of the largest U.S. furniture chains, determined to introduce a visitor to his beloved cat, is calling in vain out the doors of his stone-and-stucco mansion on the water here. He quizzes his driver and the landscaper on whether they’ve […]

How Good Are Your Time Management Skills?

April 16, 2011


Source: Leadership Resource Center Note From Rafik Beekun: This is a small excerpt of an excellent site on Time Management which also includes a questionnaire to self assess your time management skills. Busy leaders have two options on how to structure their work day: to be reactive to meet urgent demands, or to be proactive […]

Online Islamic Management Course now being offered at

January 13, 2011


Bismillah hir Rahman nir Rahim – In the name  of God the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful Announcing Good News Jan 7, 2011 – Anaheim: Islamic Shura Council of Southern California is pleased to launch an online leadership and management course tailored for the current and future leadership of Masajid and non-profit organizations. “Masajid ought […]

Muslim Youths Feeding the Homeless in San Antonio

December 28, 2010


Note from Rafik Beekun: Please also see the article about the Northern Nevada Muslim Community feeding the homeless during Thanksgiving.


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