Corporate Majlis

Ali Memon

Chronicling the stories of go getters in our Muslim community from all walks of life. You get to learn about where they started, where they are now and everything in between. Hosted by Ali Memon.

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My guest today is Jeremy Dalton. Jeremy leads PwC's XR team, helping clients implement virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology. He is a public speaker and the author of Reality Check - a book about XR in business. He has featured in The Financial Times, The Economist, the BBC, and others. He has worked with organisations like the World Economic Forum and currently sits on the advisory board of Immerse UK to support businesses interested in immersive technologies. This episode was recorded on instagram live with viewer participation. I hope you enjoy the slightly different format. Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast and sign up to the email newsletter on www.corporatemajlis.com Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and if you like what you heard, consider leaving a review.

Feb 15

55 min 58 sec

My guest today is Mobinah Ahmad. She is a young community leader and is actively involved in multicultural and interfaith communities across Australia. Mobinah was part of the executive committee for Dress For Success Sydney, a charity that helps underprivileged women dress for interviews and work Mobinah has also developed her very own socio-cultural friendship theory which went viral through a US podcast: Judge John Hodgeman Amicus Grief (2014) Currently, she is the Executive Officer of the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industry NSW. This episode was recorded on instagram live with viewer participation. I apologise for the slightly different format and hope you enjoy it nevertheless. Use “CM15” to get your 15% discount on www.dreemfitness.com.au Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast and sign up to the email newsletter on www.corporatemajlis.com Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and if you like what you heard, consider leaving a review.

Feb 1

1 hr 4 min

My guest today is Rawah Arja. She is a teacher, a youth mentor and an author.  Rawah is an amazing role model for young muslims. She has successfully authored her first best selling book, The F Team, which offers the kind of story she looked for as a young reader but could never find, one that reflects her life experience. She’s been on a mission to increase the literacy rate among our Muslim youth community, and she tells the inspiring story of her journey from struggling with reading to now enjoying it and having her own book published. To get your 15% discount on Roslyn Debono photography, reach out to the team on Facebook or Instagram (@roslyndebonophotography) and quote CM15 as the promo code. The first 10 people to book in a session will receive the discount. Good luck Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast and sing up to the email newsletter on www.corporatemajlis.com Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review. Intro: 1:03 Challenges and misconceptions: 17:40 How do you define success: 31:38 How do you refine yourself: 40:16 Deep discussions quick fire round: 43:19 Some pieces of advice: 44:00

Jan 18

45 min 44 sec

My guest today is Ilyas Mao. He is a singer, songwriter, composer and producer. We spoke about his early years being born in Somalia and escaping the civil war by pure luck as the family was vacationing in Pakistan. He then moved to Canada where he developed a love for music and how he then left the bad kind and joined the good kind (nasheeds). This episode definitely is one to tune into (imo) as you’ll get to learn so much about him and how he implements islamic teachings in his day to day life. Intro: 00:46 Challenges he's faced: 24:30 Success: 29:25 What would you tell younger Ilyas not to do: 35:56 How do you spend time outside of work: 41:05 Self improvement:  43:27 Deep discussions quick fire round: 46:43 Advise: 47:29 Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast and sing up to the email newsletter on www.corporatemajlis.com Get your Deep discussions cards at 10% discount here. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review.

Jan 18

51 min 22 sec

My guest today is Nasreen. She walks me through her journey to becoming a psychologist, specialising in drugs and alcohol. Today she is a director of clinical services at My Ability Care, director of clinical operations at Hayat House, president of Mission of Hope, and she’s doin a PhD on theology, compassion and neuroscience. This episode was recorded at Nasreen’s practice, apologies for the background noise. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on Facebook and Instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice, share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review.

Dec 2020

31 min 9 sec

This week we are travelling to Canada and my guest is Mohammed. He tells me how he originally intended to be an engineer before switching gears to become an airline mechanic, followed by a stint in retail sales. He eventually went into contract management and today he runs his own successful business which has operations in North America and Australia. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review.

Dec 2020

49 min 29 sec

My guest today is Mrs. Hashimi. She walks me through her journey from Uni to becoming a school teacher and now running her own podcast show where she narrates her own stories for Muslim kids. 
You can find her show at: www.mrshashimi.com If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review.

Nov 2020

42 min 9 sec

My guest today is Reem. She walks me through her journey from the corporate world to starting her own fitness business for Muslim women and the motivation behind it. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review if you enjoyed the episode.

Nov 2020

52 min 2 sec

My guest this week is Peter. He tells me about how he got into design and how his early experiences formed his love for digital design. We also discussed how through design, he can be an agent for change and a potential power for force for good. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review if you enjoyed the episode.

Nov 2020

39 min 11 sec

My guest this week is Ahmed Amee Karat, a recruitment professional and founder of Maydaan Archery Club Australia. He tells me about how he moved to Australia from Bosnia and how he landed a gig in the recruitment industry, where at one point he was asked to remove his first name from his CV so that he had a higher chance of landing a job.  If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review if you enjoyed the episode.

Nov 2020

51 min 31 sec

My guest this week is Saarah Abdeen, a marketing professional and founder of A matter of colour. Through her platform she challenges the current norms in representation and connects and supports minority groups through story. In our episode we chat about her journey into the corporate world and her advice for others on a similar path.  If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com   Follow the show on Instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review if you enjoyed the episode.

Nov 2020

40 min 2 sec

My guest this week is Moodi Dennaoui, a nutritionist and personal trainer with multiple degrees and professions under his belt. He has also been featured on the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine. We talked about his journey into his current profession and how he stands out. We also talked about nutrition in Islam and the parallels that science has taught us today amongst other things. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com  Follow the show on Instagram @corporatemajlispodcast Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends and don't forget to leave a review if you enjoyed what you heard.

Oct 2020

49 min 8 sec

In this week’s instalment of the Corporate Majlis podcast, I am chatting with Mariam Ardati, Death Doula and founder of Sakina funerals. Tune into this episode to learn a little about her journey into becoming a Death doula and what that means. We also chat about how she earns her income, her future aspirations and a lot more. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com Follow the show on Instagram @corporatemajlis Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends.

Oct 2020

43 min 38 sec

My guest this week is Dean Mousad, MD of a registered not for profit organisation called Brothers in need and the founder of Invictus solutions where he offers counselling, mentoring, and consulting sessions. We discussed how hard it is to run a charity and keep it running successfully, alongside topics such as the mistakes he’s made, challenges he’s had and how he’s managed to be successful. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com Follow the show on Instagram @corporatemajlis Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on your podcast app of choice and share with family and friends.

Oct 2020

54 min 45 sec

In this week's episode, I sat down with Adnan. He enlightens me about the infrastructure funds industry, we discuss his journey into the industry and how he got there. We also chatted about how my super contributions can land under his care amongst many other topics. If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com

Oct 2020

38 min 11 sec

Check out this amazing episode where we discuss Calisha’s struggles, her successes as a coach, an international speaker and a mother of 5. She also talks me through how hard it is run a business and shares her tips for a successful life amongst many other things. She also addresses what she calls the 'free-sabeelillah' phenomenon - where Muslims expect free or heavily discounted products and services when purchasing from Muslim businesses. If you want or need support in your Islamic or personal development and growth or if your community or org would like a talk, workshop or course or for non judgemental sisterhood and connection you can contact Calisha at www.developingdiamonds.com.au or follow her on instagram at www.instagram.com/calisha_bennett If you'd liked to be featured or want to share feedback please contact us on corporatemajlis@gmail.com

Sep 2020

52 min 10 sec

Check out this enlightening episode with Ramzy. He walks us through wanting to be a civil engineer to becoming a teacher then a social entrepreneur and now a Senior Customer Success Manager in the edutech industry. We also discussed practicing religion in the workplace.

Sep 2020

45 min 28 sec

Coming soon!

Aug 2020

20 sec