Muslims On Fire

Muslims On Fire

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Stories of Ordinary Muslims Doing Extraordinary Things


Rafiuddin Shikoh On Consumers To Contributors & Islamic Economy
Jul 2 • 46 min
Rafi is one of the thought leaders when it comes to Islamic Economy. Here is why I say this. He is the managing director of Dinar Standard and Rafi and his team has been publishing “Islamic Economy Reports” in partnership with Thomson Reuters for the…
Siddiqa Juma On Creativity & Art In Islam
Jun 22 • 50 min
Siddiqa Juma is an award-winning Muslim graphic artist. In this episode, we discussed creativity in Islam and as Muslims in our current time. We also discussed her journey to the house of Allah one painting at a time which is a recurring theme in her…
Osama Hashmi On Being The Solution In The World Full Of Problems
Jun 15 • 42 min
Osama is the founder of Mocha7 - a product innovation design and launch studio based in Seattle, USA. He is also a mentor at Founder Academy among other things. In this episode, we discussed how he pivoted in his career towards being a purpose-driven…
Usman Majid on Inspiration by Deenspiration
May 10 • 52 min
In this episode, I talked to Usman Majid. He is also a podcaster and you should check his podcast as well. Usman’s journey via identity crisis is something we all can learn from. Hope you will enjoy this talk as much as I did. —- Send in a voice message:…
Shelina Janmohamed on Marketing to Generation M
Apr 26 • 50 min
Shelina is a vice president at Ogilvy Noor. She helped in establishing Ogilvy Noor’s pioneering role in the growing Islamic branding and marketing industry, and the growth of the Muslim consumer market, as well as establishing our thought leadership. She…
Peter Gould of Zileej on Spiritual Journey thru Design
Mar 9 • 54 min
Peter is a designer at heart. He has been leading design teams for over 20+ years now. In this episode, we discuss how his spiritual journey lead him to Islam via design and curiosity. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/muslimsonfire/message
Almir Colan on Islamic Finance
Mar 2 • 62 min
Almir Colan is a Director at the Australian Centre for Islamic Finance (AUSCIF) and CEO at Olive Investments. Almir is also an advisor to a number of institutions that provide Islamic finance services. In this episode, we discussed a bit about his…
Chris Blauvelt on How To Launch Good
Feb 24 • 65 min
In this episode, we had a heart to heart talk with a dear friend of mine Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt. While some of you have heard of his website Launch Good - a Kickstarter for Muslims, do you know his life story? This is exactly what this episode all…
Yusuf Chowdhury on Sabr and Serendipity
Feb 10 • 62 min
Yusuf is originally from Bangladesh but he lived most of his childhood in the blessed city of Mecca. Life was good until one day his family got a notice that they have to leave the country. It changed everything. Listen to this story full of adventure how…
Nazir Al Mujaahid on Outstanding Muslim Parenting
Feb 2 • 61 min
Nazir was raised in a family environment that some of us may call broken. It is not what happens to you, but what you do with it counts. Today he is a father of 10 children and a Muslim parenting coach. Listen to this episode to discover his story what…
Halil Demir of Zakat Foundation of America on 9 Myths about Muslim Charities
Jan 27 • 44 min
Halil Demir started a local Muslim charity just months before 9/11. Now it is a multimillion-dollar international relief organization: www.zakat.org. Often we only see what is in front of our eyes and tend to forget how things are always in the years in…
Harun Rashid of Islamic Design House on Difficult Conversations
Jan 13 • 84 min
Harun Rashid is a serial entrepreneur. He is also the co-founder of Islamic Design House - a pioneering modest fashion brand. In recent years, he was involved in MEN - Muslim Enterperenuer Network and Leverage Program where his integrity was put to test.…
Maruf Yusupov on Infinite Game of Life & How to Win
Jan 6 • 40 min
It is a shameless plug :) Following the advice from Chris - the founder of Launch Good, I have decided to share my story as well. It is awkward to talk about yourself so I asked another good friend of mine Baba Ali to interview me. By the way, you can…
Tarek Fahim & How Endure Capital Invests In People
Dec 16, 2019 • 54 min
Tody Tarek Fahim runs Endure Capital - a successful VC based in Palo Alto, California. He was also one of the early investors in the ride-hailing app Careem which recently got acquired by Uber. Tarek was born and raised in Kuwait by Egyptian engineer…
Anas Sillwood and Shukr Clothing Story
Dec 9, 2019 • 44 min
Br. Anas was born and raised in England. Growing up he began to notice the materialistic nature of his surroundings and it felt like a “cold” and “empty” place. He was looking for a greater purpose in life. Fortunately, he went to an ethnically diverse…
Arif Hisam & Quran Majeed App
Nov 25, 2019 • 42 min
After World War II in 1947, there was a division of British ruled lands into India and Pakistan. Many Muslim families started migrating to Pakistan. Br. Arif’s dad was one of these immigrants. When he came to Pakistan he almost had nothing but a suitcase…
Sabiha Ansari and American Muslim Consumer Consortium
Nov 17, 2019 • 42 min
Sabiha and her parents migrated from India to the USA when she was one year old. It was another 8 years before she could visit India again. While she enjoyed the visit she also noticed the vast difference between these two worlds. Much later when she was…
Muhammad Quadan and How to Increase Your Reward with TenFold
Nov 11, 2019 • 45 min
Sometimes all it takes is just one email to change someone’s life course to 180 degrees. This is what happened to our guest in this episode. Muhammad’s life was just the way he wanted. He was working at a bank and making a good living. Until one day he…
Coach Fadzil Hashim and Brainy Bunch - Raising A Salah Generation
Nov 4, 2019 • 76 min
He was adopted as the 11th child. His home was so tight that he had to sleep under a dining table instead of a bed. Today he is the CEO and Founder of Brainy Bunch - Islamic Montessori Schools. It is over 100+ schools today and they teach to 6000+…
Ismail Kamdar and Following In The Footsteps of Abu Hanifa
Oct 28, 2019 • 45 min
Sh. Ismail Kamdar was born in South Africa. He lost his father at an early age. He also started his Islamic education at 13 initially to please his mom. Soon he found himself in the ocean of Islamic knowledge and he loved it so he became a life long…
Shahed Amanullah and How to Serve Your Community The Right Way
Oct 21, 2019 • 69 min
Shahed studied to be an engineer as his father. Yet he ended up pursuing a career as a serial entrepreneur. Among others, he is the founder of Zabihah (www.zabihah.com) - the original halal guide for halal restaurants. Today he is a managing director at a…
Baba Ali and Why He Chose Islam
Oct 14, 2019 • 45 min
Ali had everything: money, cars, girls, and anything he ever wanted. Yet he felt empty inside. Something was missing. Today he is a serial entrepreneur and a Muslim comedian with a purpose. Let’s discover his transformation story from the man himself. —-…
Saiyyidah Zaidi and 3 Spiritual Tips from Positive Psychology
Oct 7, 2019 • 47 min
Imagine you studied 7 years to be an architect. At the last moment, before you take your last exam, you find yourself in a life-changing car accident that turns your world upside down. This is exactly what happened to Sr. Saiyyidah. Listen to discover her…
Trailer
Oct 2, 2019 • 4 min
Salam and welcome to Muslims On Fire! It is a podcast about the stories of ordinary Muslims doing extraordinary things. I am your host, Maruf. It is a trailer episode and a little background info on why I am creating this podcast. Stay tuned. —- Send in a…