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Productive Film-making: Ideas by the Couple Behind the Scenes of ‘Inspiration’

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Productive Film-making: Ideas by the Couple Behind the Scenes of 'Inspiration' | ProductiveMuslim
Muhammad Bayazid & Samah Safi

The “Inspiration” mini-drama series released last Ramadan has attracted thousands of viewers from around the world. The 12-episode series sheds light on multivariate aspects of the life of Prophet Muhammad ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him), and how his life could directly relate to a young Muslim in the US today.

ProductiveMuslim interviewed the director of the series, Muhammad Bayazid. The young Syrian director has worked on major programs of eminent speakers across the Arab world. Besides documentaries, commercials and PSAs, he also directed “Muhammad”, the popular video of Swedish artist, Maher Zain.

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Interview with Leo Babauta: Founder of Zen Habits

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“All I am is a regular guy, a father of six kids, a husband, a writer…but I have accomplished a lot over the last couple of years…”

In this interview with Leo Babauta, bestselling author and founder of top-ranking blog Zen Habits, you will get a glimpse of how he made these pivotal life changes:

  • Quit smoking
  • Lost almost 70 pounds
  • Became debt-free
  • Started eating healthier

Read on while Abu Productive sheds light on Babauta’s recipe for success at making big life changes and tips for overcoming common hurdles such as fear of change, lack of motivation, and loss of focus.

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Interview with David Allen: the Guru of Getting Things Done

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Interview with David Allen: the Guru of Getting Things Done | ProductiveMuslim
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Do you have a pile of work that needs to be done but you just can’t come around to doing it? And has this got you feeling distracted and overwhelmed?

If yes, then this interview is for you!

Abu Productive brings you gems and tips from the father of modern-day productivity, David Allen. He also explores how Allen’s renowned “Getting Things Done” (GTD) global movement could relate to and practically enhance the productivity of different individuals regardless of their age, profession or position.

In just under 30 minutes, you will learn:

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah – Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 2)

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah - Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 2) | ProductiveMuslim
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A few weeks ago, ProductiveMuslimah caught up with Sister Maryam Amirebrahimi, a regular author on suhaibwebb.com, a Tae Kwon Do second degree black belt, student of knowledge and hafidha of the Qur’an! In the first part, Sr Maryam told us about how she came to study Arabic, and how she manages her time between so many different activities. This week, she gives us invaluable advice for memorising Qur’an, and how sisters can take an active role within the community.

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A Few Moments of Inspiration: An Interview with Dr.Walid Fitaihi

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A Few Moments of Inspiration: An Interview with Dr.Walid Fitaihi | ProductiveMuslim

“The Miracle of Islam is different. If you put the Qur’an in front of you for hundreds of years and watch it, it will do nothing. […] The true miracle is the ability of this Qur’an to go inside this mind of the human being and bring the miracle of that human being. The true miracle in Islam is you and me, if we want it to be!”- Dr. Walid Fitaihi.

In just few moments of inspiration, the outstanding Saudi Arabian Doctor Fitaihi tells ProductiveMuslim how one could recapture the spark of productivity within him/her.

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