Communication: The Muslim Way

Assalam Alaikoum (peace be upon you) is the opening of any communication.  In a perfect world, there’s perfect communication. Its characteristics are respect, listening, and positive outcome.  Muhammad (ﷺ) was a great communicator....

Communication with the Highest Makes You the Happiest

What’s the link between communication and happiness?  Before answering this question, we need to define what is communication.  Communication is a process by which we exchange with others.  It also means rapport and connection.   I’ll use...

How to Make People Change their Mind: Persuasion!

Do you consider yourself good at persuasion?  I’m personally not.  The last time that I gave my speech about persuasion, someone from my Toastmasters club asked me:   Why do you want to be persuasive in the first place?  Well, I experienced situations...

How to Stay in Dialogue When Emotions Are High

Everyone had, has, and will have these kinds of dialogues.  Do you know which ones I’m talking about?  When someone says or does something and bang!  Instantly your emotions are high. You feel what feels and act accordingly.  In general,...

How to Make Saying No Easier

Writing about saying No came to me after a 1 on 1 session with my colleague.  She was living an abusive situation with her roommate.   So I asked her: you are clearly unhappy. Why you don’t say No?  Simple for me to say; complicated for her to...