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U.S. State Governor defends nomination of Sohail Mohammed as a Supreme Court Judge

August 7, 2011

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LittleGreenFootballs.com PATERSON—A lawyer who defended Muslims detained after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was sworn in as a New Jersey Superior Court judge on Tuesday, as Gov. Chris Christie called those who criticized his nomination ignorant. The appointment of Sohail Mohammed, 47 years old, angered some conservatives, who said they were concerned about the influence […]

Core Principles of Islamic Leadership: Empathy and Compassion Towards All

June 5, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, Louay Safi and Iqbal Unus, www.theIslamicworkplace.com Now has come to you a Messenger from among yourselves: it grieves him that you should experience hardship: ardently anxious is he over you: to the Believers is he most kind and merciful. (Tawbah 9:128) We sent you merely  as a Mercy for all humanity. (Anbiya 21:107) […]

Why Islamic Leadership must be competent

May 21, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, theislamicworkplace.com Many Islamic community organizations, masajids and businesses are often characterized by leadership lacking  any vision and the requisite skills for the job.  As a result, masajids have been reduced to mere prayer halls,  community organizations lack a sense of direction and do nothing really well, and businesses are characterized by nepotism, favoritism […]

How to build confidence in yourself as a Muslim

May 16, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, the Islamicworkplace.com, 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

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Professor Muhammad Abdallah Al Buraey, King Fadh University, presentation in Sydney, Australia (and commented upon  by Professor Rafik Beekun), theIslamicworkplace.com 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

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Margarita, Spotlight.vitals.com 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

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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 […]

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