Workshop at IBA CED's Certificate Program conducted by Syed Hussain Haider

Workshop at IBA CED's Certificate Program conducted by Syed Hussain Haider

May 19-20, 2017: Mr. Hussain Haider is a motivational and inspirational speaker currently working in Akhuwat and an adjunct faculty at LUMS. Mr. Haider conducted a workshop here at IBA CED and interacted with the participants of CIE. He discussed various concerns and issues related to emotion quotient by considering Akhuwat organization. He highlighted the positive and negative both sides of society and discussed that how we are afraid of our own fears. He started by discussing Akhuwat organization which is running successfully since a number of years. This organization is a real example and model which is the need of an hour for Pakistan. He added that Akhuwat has a number of unique initiatives which are not there in other NGO's or organization. Not only this, but the organization dispatches around One Arab Pakistani Rupees in about 25 days. The donors for the organization are Pakistani Expats. The organization is now expanding to other countries too. The reason for discussing Akhuwat was to set an example and benchmark of Emotional Quotient.

If someone understands the motive and context of this organization, he'll get a very clear picture of what Emotional Quotient is. In addition to this, keep life simple concept of the organization is indeed a great factor of emotional quotient. Apart from Akhuwat, in the context of success he also discussed the symbols of success. The speaker highlighted that "Motorways are not the symbol of success". Considering the case of Uganda, who has the highest economy in Africa and India who doesn't have any motorway, still they are the successful nations. Hence, one should determine that how we can get success. We have to understand our national interest and then start working on that with synergic effect. Participants also got an insight about the 4Q Model on which we generally judge others. These four Qs include, PQ- Physical Quotient, IQ- Intelligence Quotient, EQ- Emotional Quotient and SQ- Spiritual Quotient. Moreover, the speaker urged that why do we try to set examples and want to become someone with whom others can be inspired. We first have to get inspirations from others and correct ourselves.

Workshop at IBA CED's Certificate Program conducted by Syed Hussain Haider

We should understand ourselves. In the end, he discussed the 4 types of pathies, including, Empathy, Sympathy, Apathy and Antipathy. Overall, it was a great session. Continuing with his share of knowledge, Mr. Haider held another spectacular session on Institutional change and transformational leadership. It was full of passion and motivation. The speaker let the audience to be continually engaged and kept their interest in a greater way. Mr. Haider defined Focus, Innovation & creativity and Passion as a common trait found in all the great leaders. He emphasized that great leaders keep their vision clean and clear. He said leadership is treated as a personality trait or personal predisposition rather than a behavior in which people can be instructed. Mr. Haider shared a case of Nelson Mandela with the class with a conclusion based on the required traits in leader like facing of challenges, inspiration and humility. The class went well with a greater interest of all the participants and was applauded a lot.

Workshop at IBA CED's Certificate Program conducted by Syed Hussain Haider
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