Author Archives: Sigi Lange

The Neglected Subliminal Message

So many times I have set with senior executives that had the best of intentions and still the message they sent was not received the way they would expect or was not received at all. Although the reasons for this phenomenon vary, at it’s core there is always the same concept and that is the subliminal message.

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Leading Trust Capacity Growth – The 4 C’s

In last week’s reading about the trust triangle we found that individuals that share more are known more and therefore easier to trust. This week I will write about the other principle mentioned in the 1st module of the ICOPE program namely the 4 C’s of trust based on the book of my dear friend Jonathan Low from Singapore. 

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Leading Trust Capacity Growth – The Trust Triangle

                                                                                      

All leaders know how important trust is. Often when I speak to leaders they indicate to me that nothing can be done before trust is built.  In the ICOPE training we learn 2 principles on Trust with the ultimate aim of gaining insight into the generation of trust in our followers.

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It’s not about you but it’s up to you!

Joseph Butler states, happiness does not consist in self-love. Still many people are told to love themselves since that is the Cornerstone of happiness. So, is happiness about you?

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Emotionally Stable Organisational Culture

I recently spoke to a dear friend of mine Paul Ter Wal in Holland about Values and Culture. It is always fascinating to see how that perspectives internationally are different and yet similar in many ways. Paul has highlighted a challenge that I have observed in Namibia so many times and, in my humble opinion, managed to find an innovative new approach to tackling it. I trust you are now interested enough to gain more information and convert that to knowledge that will move you and your organisation forward.

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