Name: Sadiq Salawudeen
Title: World Peace Advocate
Am an advocate of World Peace. I am also an author that writes on pressing ideas on nation buy
Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!
I hope Sadiq's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!
1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?
The ability to convince people on what is best for them. Particularly when they are accustomed to a certain way of living which may not be well serving
2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?
I became a leader in college. I used to be a residential advisor who cared for several dorm students. After this, I got inspired by God teaching the topic of world peace and unity. Am thankful that there are other people who believe in this concept around the world today
3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
I post messages on social media. Meet with people to discuss my ideas. And a get a following. I also invite people to join groups furthering the course
4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?
Not everyone will share our dreams. Focus on the believers, and hope those still in doubt will later come to understanding
5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?
How to make friends, by Dale Carnegie. This book boosted my confidence. And because of it I had been able to make several friends all around the world
6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?
A young leader should be confident in what he believes. He must try to live up to his dream. There will be times he might doubt his aspirations. This is the time to seek mentors to guide his way out of doubts and mistakes
7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?
Perhaps as many in the world are talking about World Peace. Like Orly Wahba and her life vest inside program in the US