Righteousness vs. Sin

Today I attended Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals’ (CIIF) Chartered and Fellowship Masterclass (CFM). During the afternoon session facilitated by Dr. Sohail Hanif, I was reminded of a simple yet beautiful hadith: The Prophet (PBUH) said: “Righteousness is good character. And sin is that which wavers in your soul and which you dislike the people finding out about.” – Muslim. Simple and technically, easy to practice. So before doing anything, touch your heart and ask yourself this basic question: is it the right thing to do? If you don’t feel easy inside – you would have already found the...

Ideas vs. Execution

“Ideas are worthless. Execution is the only thing that matters.” – Josh Luber, StockX Found this interesting statement from a posting by the Inc. Magazine Facebook page on 28 February 2020, which included a video of Josh Luber explaining what he meant when he said this. Good perspective. Basically what he’s saying is:  Ideas are worthless if it’s not executed. Stop holding back, put in the effort, follow through and make it happen. Be real.