The latest issue of Briefing is focused on innovation, a word which means different things to different firms. Some 15 years ago, in a previous life in the angel investment arena, I heard Simon Woodroffe, founder of YO! Sushi, speak.…

Christopher Young, who leads Pinnacle’s risk and BD practice, detects a switch of "P" priorities—moving on from "pandemic" to focus on "productivity"—and looks at the thinking and strategy firms are adopting for 2021. As 2021 gets properly going, there seems…

As 2021 starts, there seems to be a real focus on productivity and project management. It’s not just the government’s vaccination programme – law firms also appear to be on a concerted drive to improve productivity. This is manifesting itself…

By Christopher Young, Head of Risk and Business Development Practices, Pinnacle This article first appeared in Forefront IV 2020 Let’s talk risk and compliance. My observation would be that firms are doing a pretty good job of undertaking the risk…

In the November 2020 issue of Briefing Pinnacle's Head of Risk and BD Practice, Christopher Young looks towards risk management in 2021.   Within Risk & Compliance our observation would be that firms are doing a good job of undertaking…

Time for Business Development Tigers to roar By Christopher Young, Business Development Practice Lead, Pinnacle This article appeared in Forefront III 2020   Looking back on the first half of the year, it is amazing how our businesses have changed,…

In the latest edition of Briefing (September 2020), Christopher Young, Pinnacle's principal consultant and business development director asks is BD ready for the future? How will client and business development need to change? What are the skills that need to…

How to achieve CRM Success If there was ever a time to start making a success of your CRM this is it. Bob Beach, CEO Pinnacle US,  channels his inner physicist to explain why so many CRM projects start with…

Following on from the latest Briefing Tiger Team session, Christopher Young, Pinnacle's Head of Risk & BD Practices, on the impact of Covid-19 lockdown on business processes.   One of the most interesting takeaways for me from the finance Briefing…

Tony Pullman, Pinnacle’s head of business transformation,  asks what can we learn from this recent covid conflagration? As change professionals, we talk about the need to have a “burning platform” as the basis for any change initiative. This is because…