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Ever wondered if there's a practical way to lead a productive lifestyle that combines the best of Islamic tradition and modern psychology and science? In The Productive Muslim, Mohammed Faris, the founder of ProductiveMuslim.com, provides this practical framework that helps urban global Muslims lead a productive lifestyle - spiritually, physically, and socially.

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A must-read for Muslims living in the West

The best book I that have ever read on productivity from an Islamic perspective. May Allah reward the author.

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Awesome book Mashallah

Every muslim youth should read this book so they have a clear plan of life ahead being a muslim and his duties

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Great book to link productivity and faith

it's a great listen especially if you find it difficult to balance our many commitments in life.

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I've enjoyed listening to your book on my way to school in the early hours of the morning. It put me in the right frame of mind and brought a different kind of motivation. It was lovely to have you refer to Islam and connect it all together. That kind of motivation is a lot more meaningful. It was very easy to follow along and stay engaged. Thank you very much!

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Where Faith Meets Productivity

I am not into any form of self-help or management books. However, my wife recommended this book to me, and I was curious to find out how the author will discuss productivity from an Islamic perspective. I am happy to say I am delighted with the approach and presentation.
On a technical point, the narration tends to be dry on occasion, but overall it worked well with the subject matter.
The book is targeted primarily at Muslims, and it gives a different perspective to a lot of the same Quranic verses and Prophetic ahadith with which a lot of Muslims are familiar.
It also answers some pointed questions regarding issues like fasting and being productive. And why are Muslims not productive even though our religion encourages productivity and excellence in our daily lives.

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the best self help book

not only for muslims but I'd recommend to all my non muslims fellows as well.

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  • Rehman Butt
  • 2018-09-27

The only resource you need on productivity

I have been reading and listening to books on self-development for several years now, and they have completely changed my life. This books takes it to the next step by combining the two very important aspects of spirituality and productivity. Faris refers to several books and concepts that I have read about and incorporated in my life. I already had knowledge about a lot of the information he discusses related to exercise, nutrition and sleep, but then again I have read books and books on each these aspects. If you want one single guide to have access to all of the critical information you need to live a healthy, productive and meaningful life, then this book is a great choice.

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  • Ainurizam Ainuddin
  • 2017-04-26

How do you integrate productivity for Allah sake?

If you could sum up The Productive Muslim in three words, what would they be?

Allahs' Productive Slave.

What other book might you compare The Productive Muslim to and why?

Three personal favorite and effective productivity books to compare with. The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, Getting Things Done by David Allen, and Getting Results the Agile Way by J. D. Meier. The Productive Muslim book helps me strengthen and internalize the importance of being productive as a Muslim. The goal is not for material gains. Results are an outcome of Allahs' will. Investing in being productive to seek Allahs' pleasure and Use productivity as an act of worship. MashaAllah.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

While waiting for this audiobook release. I believe this audiobook needs to be read by the author himself, Mohammed Faris. Despite a very small unnoticeable narration pronounciation, his performance narrating the message was clear and easily absorb. Consistency in delivering his energy in his voice throughout the book. MashaAllah. TabarakAllah.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

A few times I got home and reaching the office car park, I was still in the car listening to complete the chapter. This is because there is just so much knowledge to reflect on from each chapter of the audiobook. Connecting the dots. MashaAllah.

Any additional comments?

I would like the publisher or author to upload the bibliography of the book accompanying this audiobook. Most of the reference made in the book needs to be checked and read deeper. Especially when author narrates the translation and quote from the Quran. I would like to know which Verse from which Surah it was Quote. JazakAllahu khair.

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  • Bgirl10
  • 2017-05-30

very helpful and inspiring...

this gives me the motivation and inspiration to finish my projects and become the best muslim that i can be. it shows how u can serve others better without sacrificingc your own happiness.

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  • Abid Adam
  • 2020-01-18

Inspirational, Practical & well structured

The author did a fantastic job of writing a complex topic of leadership, spirituality and productivity and distilling it into an exciting and inspiring book. I enjoyed the practical tools and applications shared in the book and can be easily implemented. Furthermore, the spiritual element and alignment with the true meaning of being useful not only at work but in many hats/roles we play in life were inspiring.

May Allah grant this author the strength, knowledge and wisdom to continue writing many books to inspire the creation of the Allah. I look forward to your next book.

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  • Jazeer Jamal
  • 2018-08-16

An immaculate book for all. It's complete!

An immaculate & beneficial book for all walks of life. Really recommend everyone to read this book. This book will open doors of understanding Muslims and the reality of Islam.

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  • moataz ahmed
  • 2017-09-19

The only book you'll need to actually do something with your life

I am a very lazy and unmotivated person, and this book addressed some serious issues from many unexpected angles that I would never have thought about. The book is comprehensive and brilliant that I started Implementing things from it right away and I saw amazing amazing progress, instantly. If you are a non productive Muslim like I am, then you need this book in your life right now. May Allah bless Mohammed Faris and reward him greatly for this beautiful gift to all of us.

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  • Elchin Aghabayov
  • 2021-02-12

Amazing book!

Truly enjoyed the teachings of this book and learned a lot! Thanks for the wonderful book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-01-29

Amazing Jazakallahu Khayran

Things I’ve been confused about my whole life just got answered. Thank you so much.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-01-28

A hidden treasure

A very useful book to daily muslims lifestyles, with many essential topics & ways of tackling problems in a productive manner, i recommend this book to any who would want to self improve.

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  • Matthew
  • 2020-12-07

REMOVE WHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR MOUTH

Please narrator remove whatever you had in your mouth, it's so annoying to hear spit moving around in your mouth ffs, I feel like stabbing my ears

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  • Salma D.
  • 2019-09-15

EXCELLENT!

This book is absolutely useful and rewarding! I am very grateful for the time and energy poured into it!