Beyond writing books and giving presentations, Azim loves to stay committed to his work as a writer. Every month he publishes a newsletter in which he follows his “Musings” and answers a Question of the Month. The topics range from his expertise in peacebuilding and forgiveness to seasonal topics such as New Year’s mission statements to the rebirth of spring, leadership near elections, gratitude in the fall and more. Here you can find the archive of his newsletters for your reading enjoyment.
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QUESTION OF THE MONTH What is the Nantucket Project? I was privileged and honored to be the opening keynote at the amazing 9th annual event called The Nantucket Project (TNP) founded by Tom Bresette and Kate Brosnan. An inspiring 4 days where 30+ of some of the most brilliant minds and thought leaders spoke of their wisdom to…Read More
TKF results of the Safe School Program is comprised of the following components: ○ Assemblies: ■ 85% learned a lesson on being kind to others * ■ 73% learned how to resolve anger and conflict without fighting or violence. * ○ Facilitated Curriculum: ■ 94% learned how to take actions to prevent or resolve problems…Read More
It is one thing to read about leadership qualities, techniques and innovative ideas in the realm of leadership. We are in the process of challenging what we think we know about leaders in the world, what is working and what needs to change. As much as we can theorize, share, debate, reflect, and even vote…Read More
Step One: Highlighting the impact of crime on victims and the continuing ripple effect of the crime. The murder of my son Tariq did not end there, 7 years after his death Jennifer, his fiancé, committed suicide which ended her parent’s marriage. Still 24 years later the pain of that fatal night continues to surface during…Read More
The short answer, like anything in life, is that practice makes perfect. A good affirmation that has helped me is: “My desires are fully known and honored by Divine Providence and I feel safe in the knowledge that whatever the outcome, the highest good flows easily and gracefully to me and through me.” One must…Read More
It is often important to first get empathy before you are able to offer it to another. The biggest impediment to “empathy” is judgement. We live in a very judging society based on the many isms that plague our relationships. It is also not possible to have empathy for someone you do not…Read More
Self-forgiveness comes up a lot in my work. What I have learned in my journey is that self-forgiveness is equally as important as forgiving another. At some level we have all caused harm to people who are closest to us. This then creates a festering wound of guilt that precludes us from functioning at…Read More
Question: People are going through a lot of changes and transformation during this springtime of renewal. Renewal and forgiveness are related on some level. Do you have any ideas for people as they go through these changes? Answer: Yes, spring is a time of renewal and new beginnings. It is gratifying to see so many…Read More
Question: You went to visit Tony. Who was there? How did it go? What can we expect for the future? Answer: I visited Tony a couple of weekends ago at the Colony Men Prison in San Luis Obispo with Dianne McKay a long standing TKF volunteer and board member, and my daughter Tasreen who is…Read More
Question: Where does romantic love and humanity-level love intersect, or are they not related at all? Answer: Many poets, philosophers, pundits, songwriters, clergy and brilliant people have tackled the challenge to explain and define “love.” It is a universal force and maybe the reason there is integrity and divine order in the universe. Think about…Read More