You know the drill: Open your e-mail, click on a couple of links, your browser pops up with some interesting articles, you read them, find and click on more linksRead article
De-Clutter your Mind: Here are some simple steps you can follow to de-clutter your mind and control thoughts, but they need to be constantly followed in order to develop a disciplined mindRead article
Believe it or not, there was a time when Mr. ProductiveMuslim, wasn’t that productive! .. and my biggest weakness was video games! I was insanely addicted to them, and only when I went to University and had to live without them for 4-5 years, did I manage to rid myself off them, hamdulillah!
There was something about games, something that made them addictive, that I didn’t understand. I knew they were fun, and they were an “escape” from reality… but there was more…. I recently came across a TED.com talk where the speaker not only was able to decipher what makes games so addictive but also how gamers are essentially “productive” in their own weird way!Read article
Whenever you hear of the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) life, you become amazed at his productivity. He (peace be upon him) was a Prophet, a Messenger, a teacher, a governor, a father, a husband, a friend and human. He (peace be upon him) had multiple roles in his life, and excelled at each one of them without exception. It made me wonder, did Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) uni-task or multi-task?Read article
I was reading Leo Babauta’s great new eBook entitled “Focus” and came across a chapter that reminded me of Salah. The chapter talks about the importance of developing a ‘Focus Ritual’ to help a person fight daily distractions and focus on their most important tasks for the day.Read article
A number of people have asked me to write my personal experiences in the ISOC, and how it developed from being a structure-less society filled with politics to a well-structured, project orientated, organic society. Instead of boring you with my experiences, I thought it would be better if I simply wrote down elements of success that worked with ISOC, and that I believe can transpire to all ISOCs across the country.Read article