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Leadership, it s demands

  1. 1.  WHO IS A LEADER ? • A Leader by using his personal capabilities influences the minds of members of his group in such a way that they start to think, feel and act like he wants them to. He have extraordinary qualities as compared to those whom he leads to be their leader. He encourages them to attain their specified objectives by doing their best.
  2. 2.  QUALITIES :• Have adequate knowledge of both, the requirements of modern • • • • • age and the dictates of the religion. Have the ability to forgive mishaps of his subordinates during their work. Can think clearly and express his views easily. He should be impartial and just. Has strong will power and devote himself completely to his respective field. Have more experience than others and tries to find new methods to improve performance of his team. Have self-confidence and confidence of his team members. Must build-up self-confidence of his co-workers.
  3. 3.  HOW TO BECOME A GOOD LEADER ? • Always learn from the events occurring in our life and nourish our ideas. • Express only your positive thoughts so that the will to act is developed. • Reject your negative thoughts to refrain from frustration and inaction. • Always try to increase your performance from previous one and maintain your own personal file having a progress chart of your performance.
  4. 4.  ELEMENTS OF LEADERSHIP • Personality : Develop your personality by taking care of the following aspects : ‒ Clear about your objectives. ‒ Plan you personality. ‒ Identify damaging habits in yourself and try to get rid of them. ‒ Identify the good traits that you must have in yourself and make efforts to develop them in yourself. Refrain from following habits that they will destroy your personality : ‒ Being suspicious. ‒ Being worried unnecessarily. ‒ Being apprehensive.
  5. 5.  Popularity : The leader must be liked and held in high esteem by his team members. For this, he should have following qualities : ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ Hard working Selflessness Intelligence Good humor Friendliness Truthfulness Sincerity Honesty Expecting only the least from others Well behaved Soft-spoken Appropriately dressed with respect to your age and status Soft-spoken Careful about the words he use to speak during any conversation
  6. 6.  Responsibilities of a leader : Leader should adopt following steps to attain their goals : ‒ Fix the goals. ‒ Unity of command. ‒ A proper distribution of work among his team mates. ‒ All the members of the team should be kept well- informed about any changes. ‒ Leader should be well-informed about the up-coming problems and requirements of his co-workers.
  7. 7. • ‒ ‒ ‒ ‒ Miscellaneous : Holy Prophet (PBUH) said that if a person who was ruling over a Muslim population, dies under conditions where he was not honest to those he governed, then Allah would not allow him to enter into the Jannat. According to a saying of Holy Prophet (PBUH), every one shall be held accountable for his followers. Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A.) was also very strict about any matters pertaining to his government functionaries posted as governors. An Islamic Community should be very cautious in choosing their leaders. Leaders should have good leadership qualities.
  8. 8.  1. 2. According to Hazrat Umar (R.A.) : It is obligatory to appoint a Chief or Ameer. The Chief should possess the following qualities : a) Should be an adult and mature person. b) Must be a follower of Islam. c) Should possess the knowledge of Shariat.
  9. 9.  Responsibilities of Chief or Ameer : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Preaching of Islam. To give protection to Islamic teachings. To protect the territory of Islamic country. To safeguard rights of Muslim citizens. To impart justice to the people. To run government in a moderate style The army should not be over-burdened. The tenets of Islam should be established.
  10. 10.  Rights  of the Chief : The Chief must be obeyed in all matters except when it is against commandments of Allah. Every follower must be a well-wisher of the Chief.
  11. 11.  Challenges :  Our society is deteriorating day by day.  We are suppressed and indebted nation.  We don‟t even have our own educational system.  Our new generation is a victim of unemployment, addiction to narcotics, etc.  The system for income tax promotes the prevalence of interest.
  12. 12. Demands :  Take your own account for each second passing by.  Always try to think positive.  Try to avoid any unnecessary fight or protest.  Let your ego not dictate your actions  Spend your money judiciously that would lead to a life of self-dependency.  Try to facilitate new generation in every walk of life.  Response :  Take any action on your behalf for welfare of your nation in any form. 
  13. 13.      “Dua Is a part of human nature”. Effort and action must be supported by Dua: Hazrat Ali (R.A.) once said, “I had certain plans which could not materialize and some resolutions which remained unfulfilled, although I had taken the correct course and made all the possible efforts. I then realized that there is someone far more powerful than myself and that I cannot succeed unless He wants me to succeed”. Seeking peace of mind through Dua: According to Holy Quran, „prayers result in peace of mind and heart. Prayers ensure support from Allah and provide relief from tension.
  14. 14.       1. 2. 3. Dua in the light of Quran : Call Allah, making your obedience unadulterated. O, Prophet (SAAW), when my men ask you about me, then tell them that I am very close to them and when anyone beseeches me, I respond by accepting his Dua. Beseech Allah with humility and humbleness. Sayings of the Prophet (PBUH) : Holy Prophet (PBUH) said that if a Muslim makes a prayer in which nothing offensive to Islam or the severance of a relationship has been sought, then the person making the prayer is granted by Allah, at least one of the following privileges: What is sought for, is granted. The prayer is included in plus points for the Day of Reckoning. He is saved, as a compensation, from something evil.
  15. 15.  Whose prayers would be answered ?  The Dua or prayers of only those would be answered who possess the following qualities:  Who have faith in Allah.  Who conduct prayers with attention and concentration.  Who seek Allah‟s forgiveness and benevolence.  Who have only Halal Income.  Who does good and avoids evil.