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Donald Trump + Really. Special Surprise, At The End!!!!
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Wow, all right, brothers and sisters as salaam alaikum. This is exciting. I'm going live again. Wow.
I think that's like three times in a week having never done it before. But yeah, in Sharla today, I'm going to be talking a little bit about Donald Trump. And I'm not really I'm not gonna really comment upon whether I think he's a good guy or a bad guy, what what he's gonna do for the world or not. But obviously, if you've been if you've been, if you want to, if you're following me on Facebook, and you've been tuning into what I'm talking about at the moment, you'll know that my big interest at the moment, apart from Tao, which is always my big interest is about is about self mastery.
And I've been asking a lot of you to come with me on a journey of self mastery.
And that's what really I'm going to be talking about a lot so very quickly. Abdullah manda Rani salaam aleikum. fratus
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Yah done kulu SWALEC from the summit and uh, sorry, I didn't pronounce your name Jasper. Sammy shear. Afghan tigers. Yeah, I'm really good bro. salaam aleikum to all of you I will marry a martial law. Do you think he will send ground troops to Syria? Probably not. He's a big fan of Putin. It seems they have mutual respect for each other. So I don't know guys anyway, listen.
I think it's very important that in these times when you know, it seems like everything's falling to bits in the world. It's really easy to feel hopeless and helpless. And you know, what can I do in the face of things, these calamitous events, but in reality what you can do brothers and sisters is really what Allah wants you to do. And that is really concentrate a lot on you know, your connection with Allah
and being in control of yourself and purifying yourself and by doing that spreading goodness and love and peace and and truth to those people who are immediately around you like your family and your friends and your colleagues and your neighbors. Okay.
So this is something that inshallah you can do. So on that moon ish talk, Haider mandsaur salaam aleikum to all of you guys you're a person I'm asking you guys please anyway quickly just to mention
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and I've got something really really exciting don't leave until the end yeah because believe me right at the end there is going to be something that is gonna get you really really excited. I'm excited about you know what we got to offer you and Sharla So, so stay to the end Okay, and it won't be long 15 minutes that's what I'm gonna take a lot of your time. So please share please share Muslim mastery and mastery classes sorry not Muslim mastery that's a friend of mine actually does Muslim mastery mastery classes.com mastery classes comm go on there sign up for the videos, the free lessons the free videos really really interesting about the one thing that has helped me hugely that
I've been studying in the last four years there's a lot more to come and I'm asking you to come with me inshallah brothers and sisters on an amazing journey that is gonna take you hopefully to some beautiful places inside yourself really.
And handling that. Okay, so let me get to the main topic that I want to talk about. I want to talk about something called mindset and and why I wanted to link this to Donald Trump because one of the things that I've been studying is this whole topic of mindset. Now mindset is really to do with the way we think
about ourselves the way we think about ourselves. And generally, it's believed that there are two types of mindset. One is called a fixed mindset. And the other is a growth mindset. So there's two types of mindsets, the fixed the fixed mindset, and the growth mindset. Now, it's interesting that
people may have a mixture of mindsets, you may have a growth mindset when it comes to some things. And you may have a fixed mindset when it comes to others. But what is a fixed mindset? Basically, the fixed mindset is the way of thinking about yourself. And if you think this way about yourself, you probably will think about others in this way as well. You think that qualities are basically fixed, your qualities are basically fixed, I'm smart, I'm rich, I'm intelligent, I'm nice. I'm, or maybe you think you're stupid. You're incapable, you know, but you the fixed mindset is basically the idea that these qualities and these attributes are fixed, and they are set in stone, and there's
just nothing that you can do to change them. Now, this is particularly it's a it's actually a very, very dangerous and a very, very negative way of thinking, I want you to pay attention, brothers and sisters, please, because I'm going to be asking you to, at the end, write down what you've learnt in this 15 minutes. And I want you to comment on it in your comments, and I want you to share it and share this video and tell other people about it. If you don't do that, you're not going to really be able to
share in the surprise that I'm going to be giving you it's going to be so exciting. So the fixed mindset why what what's this got to do with Donald Trump? The reason is Donald Trump, as because as I don't watch, to be honest, I've watched very little news, I find it really depressing, really negative. And at the end of the day, it's all brainwashing us. That's what I think most of the news is just brainwashing. It's making you think about what they want you to think about not what you should be thinking about, right? Like I said, you should really be thinking about your connection with Allah. But anyway, you know, you can't avoid the news. Totally. So I have been watching a
little bit of Donald Trump and some of the things that people have been, you know, some of the stuff about him, right, some of the stuff that he's been saying, the way he's been behaving, I noticed something very interesting is that Donald Trump seems to display that the classic characteristics of somebody with a fixed mindset. In other words, he seems to think he seems to think he's very intelligent. He says, I've got a higher IQ. He thinks he's naturally talented, he's naturally gifted, he naturally knows how to make money. And it's very interesting that a people a person with that type of mindset also very easily attributes to other races to other cultures, and to other
people, also, that they have sort of fixed, almost fixed qualities. And that really explains the way he talks about black people, the way he talks about Muslims, the way he talks about Latinos.
You know, the way he talks about people, people from different nationalities, even the Chinese, you know, although he may think about certain people in you know, people's in a more positive way. But generally, you can see that he has this idea that people have the sort of fixed qualities. And you know, Muslims are like this, and Latinos are like that. And generally, these people are like this. And that's because he himself thinks that he has these fixed qualities. Now, what's the problem? The problem with this is if you think that your qualities are fixed, what you are always trying to do is prove to everybody exactly how you are. It's, you're just reinforcing the idea you have about
yourself. So if you think you're naturally talented, you're always looking to how well am I doing? What level Am I at? How good am I how much am I achieving? How awesome Am I you're always trying to prove how good and amazing you are? And the moment you're confronted with something that challenges that what will you do either you will avoid it altogether. Or if something challenges it, then you start to blame other people. Now, have you noticed that about Donald Trump? Right. Have you noticed that throughout this election, the moment it looks like someone is criticizing him or he's failing, he starts to blame other people. He blames the FBI.
He blames the media conspiracy, he blames the establishment. You know, he'll blame everyone and everything for his failures. He doesn't look at them as his failures, he thinks he's talented, he's great, he is the best. So it's something wrong, it's something's wrong. It's other people's fault. As you can understand brothers and sisters, this is very, very dangerous. Imagine a family, or a company or an organization, or a country, with people who have that a lot of that type of fixed mindset, people leading it, when things start to go wrong, instead of learning from those mistakes, they'll look for ways to lie, they'll lie, they'll cheat, they'll fix things, so that they are
always made to look good. And they will never learn from their mistakes. That is not a way that you want to be. And that is not the way you want your children to be. What you want is to have the growth mindset. The growth mindset is the way of thinking that everything that is a challenge is an opportunity to learn. It's an opportunity to grow, that you are loved challenges, you will look forward to challenges as very interesting that if you've been listening to me, you would have heard me talk about the marshmallow experiment. That was done in Stanford University. And it's very interesting that this discussion about mindset has also come from a professor in Stanford
University. So there's a lot of good stuff coming out of that. And interestingly, again, a lot of the research about this has been done on children. And what they did is they they gave children some tests, they gave them some quizzes, they gave them some tests. And they found that children with the fixed mindset when they were invited to do tests that were more difficult and more challenging, and that might be outside of their comfort zone. The kids with the fixed mindset, they weren't interested, they didn't want to do it. Whereas other kids, kids who had the growth mindset, they were enthusiastic. They were, I remember, there's even one quote with this goal of saying, Oh,
that's so good. And like if I make mistakes, I'm gonna learn, and I'm going to understand why I made those mistakes, and I can do better next time. So you can see what in a really positive, amazing type of mental attitude about yourself, is that you always think I always have room for growth. I always, always have room to learn, I can always be improving myself and making myself better. So So brothers and sisters, that's really it. I thought that Donald Trump. Now some of you may say, wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute. If Donald Trump has a fixed mindset, why would he want to be President of the United States? I mean, surely, he's setting himself up for failure. Okay, one of
the things about people with a fixed mindset is they always have to try and prove themselves, they're always trying to prove themselves. So I actually probably is really intelligent, he probably does have some really genuine talents, right? The problem is his mindset, right? If he could end by here's the beautiful thing. You can change your mindset, just because you have a fixed mindset. You don't need to keep having a fixed mindset. You could change that fixed mindset to a growth mindset. It's just a question of understanding and changing the way you think it's it's not really that difficult. And you can be helped to do that. So the thing is that a person with a fixed mindset
wants to prove themselves, Donald Trump clearly wanted to prove what's the ultimate proof. I'm going to become president. Yeah. And, you know, that's it. And it's almost like you can see his facial expressions the way he is, it's all about, you know, he's proving something to everybody. Yeah. So, you know, at the end of the day, I don't want to talk about whether he's a bad guy, whether he's not whether this or what that, you know, unfortunately, people, many people are a product of their circumstances, their upbringing. And this is the thing brothers and sisters, I want you to pay attention to, because many of you are either mothers, or you are fathers, or you are definitely
potential mothers and fathers. And here's the thing, the way you talk to your kids will determine whether they have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. The way you talk to your kids, the way you bring them up, the way you talk to them will determine their mindset.
And by the way, I am sure that it doesn't need me to convince you that Islam is all about the growth mindset is being a Muslim is all about having a growth mindset. Right? What did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam say, the best thing that a father can give to his kids is good luck, right meaning
You can give them you can train them, you can develop within them good manners, right? Everything in Islam is about how can you can improve yourself, how can you better yourself? How can you grow as a human being? How can you grow close and increase your connection to Allah? Islam is all about the growth mindset. So here's a simple thing. I'll give you an example. Your kid does a picture.
And you take that picture. And you say, well done animate, you're so talented. You're So Amazing. Look how good this picture is. And you stick the picture up on the wall. Look how talented you are. So what do you think if you do that? are you setting within your kid's mind? The growth mindset, or the fixed mindset? Which one is it? Yeah, you're right. That's the that's the fixed mindset, because they're gonna think, yeah, I'm talented. Look how good I am. Wow, here's my picture on the wall. And it's there, because I'm talented. And if you keep doing that to your kids, whether it's with their reading, whether it's their exams, yeah, it's all about the points. It's all about your grade,
right? If it's all about that for them, you will be putting with them. If you keep telling them you're talented, you're so clever. You're so smart. You're so beautiful. You're so this, you're so that you're so use, and you will be creating a fixed mindset in them. And you're going to be creating a little Donald Trump, that's what you're going to be creating. Yeah. Like people like him? Is that what you want? Is that what you want to do with your kids, brothers and sisters? Do you see how important this stuff is? Do you see how important it is? To join me on this journey of self mastery? mastery. classes.com brothers and sisters mastery classes.com, please sign up. I'm going to
start with you, you're going to learn about the one thing that has helped me change a lot in the last four years. That's the first thing I'm going to be sharing with you. So please go on and sign up in Sharla. Okay, so So what how should you talk to your kids? How should you could talk to your kids, the way you should talk to your kids, is you should say Fatima. Fatima, you work so hard. You worked so hard. You tried so hard, what an effort you made. And then you stick it up on the wall. And you say, look what happens when you try hard? Look what happens when you make such an effort? Here? What are you teaching your kid? You're teaching your kid to love trying and making an effort
and working hard? And you know, that's what you're gonna create within that set of ads, a growth mindset. Oh, I love working. I love trying, I love making an effort. And it doesn't matter if I get there. It doesn't matter if I'm the best or not. Because you know what I can learn? I can keep experimenting, I can keep growing. Isn't that the sort of kids that we want? Isn't that the sort of world that we want brothers and sisters, you tell me. So anyway, I told you, I think it's about the end of the 15 minutes, I'm not going to keep you much longer Jazakallah hair for listening. But I did tell you there's something really, really, really, really exciting. And you got to share, you
got to share because Sharing is caring. So share this video. So there's two things you have to do. There are two things you have to do. Number one, number one, you have to share the video. And number two you need to write what you have learnt write what you have learned and share it two things on the share. So on the share, you need to write what you have learned from this 15 minutes. And here is the exciting thing. You see this? You see this? Do you know what this is?
Oh, yes. This is an iPhone seven. I don't even have one of these yet. An iPhone seven. So my guys, right, my beautiful brothers who are helping me run mastery. classes.com my marketing team. They have made me Oh, can you see what this is? Oh, this is the Google for I didn't even know about this until today. I do. This I'm gonna take I think I'm gonna take it myself. Don't worry. Even if I take it, you'll still get one. How will you get one? Well, it's like a competition. There's Oh, we only got two to give away. We've got an iPhone seven. And we've got the Google Pixel right best of both worlds. Or, you know, I'm not gonna tell you maybe you like Android. Maybe you like apple. It's up
to you. Here it is.
So they were going to be giving them away.
These two, if not these exact two, wherever you are in the world. It doesn't matter. You could be in Timbuktu or you could be in Pakistan, Indonesia.
Malaysia, Australia, maybe even Antarctica. I don't know if we can send stuff to Antarctica. But wherever you are brothers and sisters, if you win, we are going to send so how do you win? How do you win? How do you sharing is caring, you need to write what you have learned from this video, and you need to share it. So you need to write it on the share. You need to write it on the share. And don't forget to go to mastery classes.com and sign up for the free videos.
Oh, yeah. And we're going to be doing a webinar sometime really soon. Maybe some more live broadcasts from this telling you some beautiful things to help you in your life and the life of your families. Alhamdulillah that's what we're going to be doing. I love your brothers and sisters Halima yasa. Gary Ali and Neela Moshtarak Amanda bill is is my hon Mohammed you need the phone. Well, you know, what you need to do is you need to share and write in the share what you have learned from today's video. Okay, so a reefer, Xena, Xena, you've mentioned what you've learned. Don't forget, you need to share it and then mention what you've learned in the show on the share please, in order
to win either the we don't know which one you get if you win it, but it's a little competition. Just a bit of fun. Alhamdulilah brothers and sisters, that's it. I'm not gonna take up any more of your time. I've got some filming to do anyway, for a dialogue and amazing dour organization. I'm doing a little mini Dell course for them. So I'm going to be doing that now. And the brothers been waiting so patiently like half an hour bit overtime. Brothers and sisters, I love you for the sake of Allah. May Allah bless you. May I help you to have a growth mindset not to have a fixed mindset and to teach your kids to have a growth mindset, not a fixed mindset. May Allah give us all patience and
sebata Jamil and in these times are these very testing and very tiring trying times. Be patient. Spread the Love, spread the peace spread the Islam. And don't forget mastery. classes.com sign up for the free videos until next time, my dear brothers and sisters as salaam alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh