Delivering more by doing less

We have noticed that key events, milestones or thresholds prompt reflection and that’s important – https://laing-russell.com/2023/11/30/looking-back-to-look-ahead/. Prompted by a couple of recent events, a business strategy discussion amongst the Laing Russell team and receiving client feedback, yielded this insight that weirdly we do deliver more when we do less. We don’t think we are promoting…

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Looking back to look ahead

One perspective on our work as consultants and coaches to Chief Information Officers, their C-level colleagues and their teams is to enable continuous improvement in their practice in delivering value to stakeholders through digital technology. A key foundation for continuous improvement is reflective practice. Looking back as to look ahead. Taking stock of what went…

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Career ABC – Always be Curious

Encouraged by our marketing colleague to use this month’s insight post to reflect on career. We landed on this riff off of that famous speech of Alec Baldwin’s character in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. And rather than “always be closing” we would say with your career always be curious. The first thing that struck us…

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Delivering client value through focused, yet carefree talk

A team conversation this week prompted the reflection that fresh perspectives and new productive actions result through focused, yet carefree talk. Noting carefree might not be quite the right term, it’s certainly not care-less. By focused yet carefree, we mean that uninhibited talk that is based on trust. Talk that is not wedded to any…

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