Browsing All Posts filed under »Seerah«

Tala’a Al-Badru Alayna

December 31, 2006


Eid Mubarak to all the readers of the Islamic Workplace blog!!! Whatever is the condition of the Ummah, always remember what our Prophet (s) went through. This exquisite nasheed from Sheikh Mishari al-Efasy is about 7 minutes long, but well worth it and quite inspiring by the Grace of Allah.

Nasheed #2: Al Muallim from Sami Yusuf

December 27, 2006


Take a break. Listen to a great Nasheed from the amazing Sami Yusuf.

Before any major decision, pray Salat-ul-Istikhara

December 25, 2006


Updated August 23, 2016 By Rafik Beekun at the Islamic Workplace weblog A step-by-step description of how to pray Salat-ul-Istikhara and, Insha Allah, how to interpret it. Click here to download the English only step by step description of how to pray Salat Istikhara in a one-page 12 size font handout. Click here to download the […]

Effective Leadership Steps for Strategy implementation in Islamic Organisations

December 12, 2006


By Rafik Beekun Planning without implementation is useless. In some Islamic organisations, there is no defined concept of long-term planning. Others, who do so, are normally faced with the problem of “analysis-paralysis”, spending too much time on fine tuning their business plans. The result is simple; there appears to be too much ado about nothing. […]

Islamic Behavioral Etiquette according to the Prophet (s)

November 30, 2006


A short excerpt from Hamza Yusuf’s excellent speech on the Prophet’s (s) character and on how he showed us how to manage anger in our interaction with others. Excellent advice again both for workplace and other types of situations.

The Leadership Process of Muhammad (s) from Hadith

November 15, 2006


by Rafik Beekun The Hadiths are markers of the behavior of Muhammad (s) as he exemplified the Qur’an for the Ummah.  It stands to reason that we can use hadiths to distill the leadership process that Muhammad (s) himself practiced during his lifetime, and which we, as Muslims, are to emulate.  The process described below […]

Principles of Success in the Light of the Seerah

October 25, 2006


Effective Leadership principles of Prophet Muhammad (s)    It is a well-known fact that the Prophet of Islam (saw) was the supremely successful man in the entire human history. But he was not just a hero, as Thomas Carlyle has called him. According to the Qur’an, he was the best example for all mankind. He […]