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March 25, 2019
#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC area: This great nonprofit initiative, the Initiative on Islam…

#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC area: This great nonprofit initiative, the Initiative on Islam…

#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC area: This great nonprofit initiative, the Initiative on Islam and Medicine, is holding two workshops in Northern #Virginia around end-of-life care and organ donation and how they intersect with Islamic values. If you are a medical professional or and/or a concerned community member, I strongly urge you to attend, as…
March 14, 2019
#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC and #Baltimore areas: A new #nonprofit has created an…

#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC and #Baltimore areas: A new #nonprofit has created an…

#Muslim friends in the #WashingtonDC and #Baltimore areas: A new #nonprofit has created an #app just for us with the intentions of increasing connection and a sense of community. The AMEEN app currently delivers real-time janazah ( #funeral) information. It also has diverse other features, including a business directory, jummah (Friday congregational prayer) locator, and…
February 13, 2019
The world is so small! I recently re-connected with my friend Rachel Alexandra in…

The world is so small! I recently re-connected with my friend Rachel Alexandra in…

The world is so small! I recently re-connected with my friend Rachel Alexandra in Boulder, Colorado twelve years after we first met at Legacy International's Iraqi Youth Leadership Empowerment Program. She is still putting goodness and knowledge into the world, and I am thankful for knowing such a kind, powerful woman. Also, Boulder, Colorado is…
October 30, 2018
“…rather than curse the darkness that seems so rampant, reach out with that #InnerLight…

“…rather than curse the darkness that seems so rampant, reach out with that #InnerLight…

"...rather than curse the darkness that seems so rampant, reach out with that #InnerLight and let it shine on those who aren't seeing their own legacy in the #Tao." This #Aphorism from the incomparable Dr. Wayne W. Dyer truly resonates with me this week. Always believe in your ability to bounce back and spread #love…
October 29, 2018

First, choose from the options that thrill you. Then, choose the ones that also…

First, choose from the options that thrill you. Then, choose the ones that also teach you. And from these, Parvez, choose the scariest. Butterflies in your tummy are good, The Universe h/t Mike Dooley
October 19, 2018
I am spending the day growing and enriching my discipline at the Capital Coaches…

I am spending the day growing and enriching my discipline at the Capital Coaches…

I am spending the day growing and enriching my discipline at the Capital Coaches Conference near Washington, DC, because we #neverstoplearning and #NeverStopImproving. #DCCoach #coaching
October 16, 2018
While I am all for inclusion and equality, I am unsure this legislation in…

While I am all for inclusion and equality, I am unsure this legislation in…

While I am all for inclusion and equality, I am unsure this legislation in California is productive: https://lat.ms/2IrsYor. One of the most important lessons I learned from Rob Corcoran and his work at Initiatives of Change USA and Hope in the Cities is that we cannot legislate social change. Real change comes as a result…
October 2, 2018
The amazing journey of charity: water and Scott Harrison is out today in book…

The amazing journey of charity: water and Scott Harrison is out today in book…

The amazing journey of charity: water and Scott Harrison is out today in book form, and I highly encourage you to experience this story yourself: https://www.charitywater.org/thirst #ThirstBook #nonprofit #coachingThirst | The new book from Scott Harrison, founder of charity: waterAn inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all-- from…
September 30, 2018

I cannot understate the #wisdom of the #Western #business board model, which diffuses #power…

I cannot understate the #wisdom of the #Western #business board model, which diffuses #power so no one person in the organization dictates without challenge. Yet still, we love to treat the board chair in any organization ( #nonprofit or for-profit) like royalty. Why? #MondayMotivaton