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.
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
Can think clearly and express his views easily. He should be
impartial and just.
Has strong will power and devote himself completely to his
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.
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.
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
‒ Being suspicious.
‒ Being worried unnecessarily.
‒ Being apprehensive.
The leader must be liked and held in high esteem by his team members. For
this, he should have following qualities :
Expecting only the least from others
Appropriately dressed with respect to your age and status
Careful about the words he use to speak during any conversation
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.
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
According to Hazrat Umar (R.A.) :
It is obligatory to appoint a Chief or
The Chief should possess the following
a) Should be an adult and mature person.
b) Must be a follower of Islam.
c) Should possess the knowledge of Shariat.
Responsibilities of Chief or Ameer :
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.
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.
Our society is deteriorating day by day.
We are suppressed and indebted nation.
We don‟t even have our own educational
Our new generation is a victim of
unemployment, addiction to narcotics, etc.
The system for income tax promotes the
prevalence of interest.
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.
Take any action on your behalf for welfare of your
nation in any form.
“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
Prayers ensure support from Allah and provide relief from
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
What is sought for, is granted.
The prayer is included in plus points for the Day of
He is saved, as a compensation, from something evil.
prayers would be answered ?
The Dua or prayers of only those would be
answered who possess the following
Who have faith in Allah.
Who conduct prayers with attention and
Who seek Allah‟s forgiveness and
Who have only Halal Income.
Who does good and avoids evil.