How many times have you woken up and looked into the wardrobe and asked yourself, ‘What on earth am I going to wear today?’. And then found yourself thinking, ‘I have nothing to wear?!’. And then screamed in your head about how much time you need to spend just deciding what to wear, or finding a hijab which matches the shirt, or even just finding an outfit to look smart but modest? This is every Muslimah’s nightmare and it really affects our productivity. In this article, we’re going to look at practical tips to organise your wardrobe so you can say goodbye to time wasted on just deciding what to wear.
Time is limited. Death is certain. However, our intention to live a productive life and to serve Allah and His creation will itself be enough to count as a positive action.
If you study the seerah (life of Prophet Muhammad ) with specific focus on his daily and regular routines, it is an eye-opener. How meticulous he was in planning every aspect of his day; how he prioritized tasks; how serious he was about keeping his word and how he kept his speech precise and not indulging in idle talk. He was the best of creation, Khayru-l-Khalq, and it is natural we should learn from his example. Below are five lessons on time-management that we can draw from the Prophet’s enormously productive and purpose-driven life.
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Mohamed Geraldez is an American Muslim entrepreneur, motivational speaker and investor in a few companies in different industries like the first and largest vegan necktie company in the world. Mohamed was recently tapped to be the first Executive Director for Co-Founder, Dr Sherman Jackson’s ALIM Program where strategies are being developed for the future of Islam in the modern world. Mohamed hopes to transform the ALIM Program from a traditional non-profit to a trailblazing, hybrid not-for-profit that can better serve the American Muslim community.
In this interview with Abu Productive, Br Geraldez discusses lessons from his time in the desert, his self-motivation, how he achieves focus by not multi-tasking, being on an information diet, delegating tasks and adhering to Parkinson’s law, among other things.