Leisure Time

Alhamdulillah, today I had accomplished my mission on reading a wonderful book written by Sir Muhammad Yunus who created the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh to offer micropayment loans to the poorest of the poor.

Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire ~ William Butler Yeats

Book: Banker to the Poor by Muhammad Yunus

His book ‘Banker To The Poor‘ describes the road Sir Yunus took to free 35 million from systematic slavery – a journey that led to him winning the Nobel Peace prize.

Of course, it’s an inspiring book that details the positive impact of a project on millions of lives – but it’s also a daily life business book we can learn from.

This book truly energized me because many of the community structures developed by Sir Yunus reflect the social networking of modern businesses and organizations who are leveraging the web.

There are many lessons contained within which we could apply today to respect humanity in building family strengths and modern business.

Last but not least, “Don’t count every hour in the day, make every hour in the day count” 😉

May you have a great weekend! 😀

Lots of love,

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About MamaFiza

Born in 1984. Family 1st; living in boulevard of peace, loving my treasured family, fully breastfeeding my precious 4 kids (tandem nursing) *30 months duration for each of 'em*, homeschool advocate, book writer, Work-at-Home-Mom (WAHM), certified Lactation Counselor (LC), official ZIN, yoga + pilates enthusiast, no pacifier & no maid rules! [Praise to God]

24. February 2008 by MamaFiza
Categories: Mama's Talk | Tags: , , , , | 7 comments

Comments (7)

  1. i seriously need to allocate some time to read! nowadays rasa macam tak sempat langsung nak tengok buku, let alone read it! thanks for inspiring!

  2. My friend, readers are leaders! enuf sed.
    ps: grrrrrr…it’s been a month since i last visited a bookstore. today i’m going..can’t wait for a new dose of a good book.

  3. sounds like a good book to read. kena letak dalam list ‘books-to-read’ ni…

  4. Rasa puas kan dapat habis baca buku ketika sibuk ngan anak-anak ni. Congrats!. Saya pun tengah nak menghabiskan buku Panduan Mendidik Anak Cara Rasulullah S.A.W. jenuh curi masa…. dah 2 bulan tak abis2. Sob!… Kurang disiplin kot!

  5. i dah lama nak khatamkan buku2 kat rumah tu… tak sempat2 lagi nih… uhukss… bila agak nyer yer…

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