Guiding Others to Success
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Today, there are more than 4200 religions in the world and each religion calls others to be guided to their path – the right path.

Whether you are a Christian, Jew, Hindu, Muslim or belong to any religion…how would you guide someone?

According to various credible websites in order to guide people you need to:

Give them permission to make mistakes. 

Guide them to work together toward a compelling vision.

Be the leader and not a dictator.

Give them what they need to be successful. 

Create an environment of fun and enjoyment. 

Model accountability and teach responsibility. 

Be decisive and purposeful. 

Give them something to learn and grow on. 

Show them fearlessness and encourage them to be brave. 

Earn their respect and give them yours. 

Admit that you don't have all the answers.

Be agile and flexible. 

Get personal as you are being professional. 

Be honest and encourage sincerity. 

Be accessible and available.

Consistently praise them and always appreciate them. 

These are the keys that will help succeed in guiding others to the right path. However, if one was to examine the final religion - Islam - one would understand the true importance of guiding people and best way to achieve this goal.  

Here are Islam’s best and simplest ways to guide others

1. Self-development: Imam Ali says, “He who has appointed himself an Imam of the people must begin by teaching himself before teaching others.

2 Supplicating to God Almighty to “Guide us to the straight path”

3. Ijtihad: “And those who strive for Us - We will surely guide them to Our ways. And indeed, Allah is with the doers of good” [Ankabut: 69]

4. Sticking to the ‘Excellent Example’ (Uswat Hasana): Imam Ali says: "Take guidance from your Prophet.

5. “Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and good instruction.” (16:125)

6. Indirect action: Imam Sadiq says: Call people to righteousness through means other than your tongues, that they may observe diligence, truthfulness and piety in you

7. Rituals of Imam Hussain: The Messenger of Allah says: “Hussein is the Light of Guidance and the Ark of Salvation.”


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