September 14, 2016

“Imagine a world without encouragement,” empowerment, or even support. Leadership is an absolute channel to encourage an organization, your community, and/or a society who may feel morally bankrupted. Today, leadership can be a self-proclaimed role – achieved through academia, a social organization, or someone who has a high emotional intellect based on life experiences. In any case the individual, community group or organization should have the “will and ability” to encourage you. What is encouragement? Google defines en·cour·age·ment /inˈkərijmənt/ as... Read more

June 29, 2016

#unTitled i am told, our soul is from the universe and our body is made of Earth. So that means my intelligence is vast, and my body is a commodity. So i am a diamond that is born under pressure. i am a composed of fallen dates, an olive branch, a treasure waiting to be discovered. i can tell you the Earth’s narrative, of many nations striving for divine rights. i know the deepest secret of victories that were planned... Read more

May 18, 2016

“Baseerah” means “to have vision.” A consultancy that taps what you already know! It is the Age of the Millennials, where global communication is accessible through everyday devices. “We all Watch, Listen and Read” news travel around the world instantly. Your everyday person is now a food critic and secret shopper which could eventually be your best, or worst recommendation. On April 26, 2016 Northeast Valley News post says… “the average U.S. adult, 18 and over, uses electronic media, including... Read more

May 25, 2015

Narrative of Muslim America features Margari Hill, co-founder of Muslim Arc. As a student of knowledge Margari has created a meaningful space to challenge the ideals of race and power. This blog-ver-sa-tion explores her narrative in Northern California, as she speaks about personal trials growing up, and gaining her education. Learn about MuslimArc’s work to educate, and equip minds with effective tools that counteracts racism. Margari Hill’s narrative will describe her as… a wife, mother, and a leader with honest... Read more

May 18, 2015

Narrative of Muslim America features Edina Lekovic; the Director of Policy and Programming at the Muslim Public Affairs Council. In this blog-ver-sa-tion, Edina will discuss 3 important phases of her life growing up; as the skateboarder, her college days, we were about to discuss her professional work but the conversatrion was so fun, we only discussed two interesting phases. She speaks about applying a Compassionate Leadership approach to her work, and this is how she leads against a current, by... Read more

July 2, 2014

Through it all remain mindful, at in utilizing your strengths. There is a saying, “diamonds are born under pressure.” Read more

May 7, 2014

There is a good percentage of people, who believe the world’s morality and social conscious is now an upside down culture. Values, principles, and ethics are being re-organized to facilitate what is percieved as bias self-interest actions. Our entertainment, politics, and some organizing campaigns literally isolates freedom of speech from being spoken. Here are my thoughts, or examples of what I feel needs clarity or discussion… How is it so easy, that over two-hundred girls are uprooted into non-existence? Why... Read more

April 23, 2014

Ask yourself, Are We Teaching Helplessness… Through past failures have we convinced and taught ourselves success cannot happen, or its far off? In fact we may have incubated a whole psychological philosophy, and culture around the concept of , “taught helplessness.” This topic was inspired by my brother Kursat, who recently shared with me The Psychology of Everyday Actions by Donald A. Norman. Redesigning my game, this publication has sharpen not only my intention on new media content; but life... Read more

December 4, 2013

GENERAL JEFF’S THOUGHTS ON: City of LA moves to make it ILLEGAL to feed on the streets of Los Angeles (Think: Feed homeless people) A motion led by LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge and seconded by Mitch O’Farrell is making it’s way through City Hall. The motion has a few objectives, but it’s main focus centers on the feeding of homeless people in public streets. As a Board of Directors member for the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC)where I... Read more

August 21, 2013

“the State of Poverty and its pressure, births an unique willingness to alleviate its bonds” Having been given an opportunity to survive an urban environment; it raises a person’s self-awareness to escape poverty, by having the following traits develop: • Survival: create a foundation for sustainability • Emotional Intelligence: one’s thought process; Baseerah (to have vision) • Faith: a Will to believe relief is near • an Intention: purpose, determination, volition to do good and contribute These elements should be... Read more

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