There will always be Good in the world if you decide to do Right

Thanks to Amer Kayyal  I came across this video in my LinkedIn feed. Amer shares some of the most poignant videos that have striking messages which touches the heart. A few of these have struck a chord in me, from a professional perspective, with regards to a couple of new things I’m putting together for […]

Conversations and Connections

A good conversation is soul satisfying. It leaves one feeling fulfilled, creative, energised and with the beginnings of a great relationship. In fact isn’t that how all great friendships, marriages, partnerships start out? Being a strategic planner and marketer by profession I have always been intrigued by the value a conversation creates. Throughout my career […]

Will Islamic Finance Build Social Capital?

IN the past year the landscape for Islamic finance has rapidly changed thanks to the disruption brought in by FinTech. With shariah-compliant cryptocurrency[i], robo-advisory services, crowdfunding investments and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms[ii]  and rising acceptance and use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things(IoT) that people are getting used to the Islamic […]

Strategy is as good as its execution

In developing an effective strategy—one that clearly depicts positive impact to society—having a growth mind-set is a key element that is critical in creating a positive attitude. To ensure this leaders need to have a high level of emotional intelligence using which they are able to understand different perspectives of the issues and are able […]

Are you influencing or ordering?

Leadership has a direct impact on the sustainability of any business for an organization. The leadership style influences corporate culture at play and is instrumental in creating the climate at work and in creating the competitive edge. Academic institutions, whilst having the noble mission of developing and imparting knowledge and creating leaders, are also business […]

The relationships you build provide the organization with strength

Last week I was catching up with my eldest son and a couple of his friends all of whom are millennials. One of them asked me – how can we contribute, to the organization, as employees outside our functional roles. This post is a result of that chat. For an organization success is measured by […]