Innovation

innovators : interview with michael perman

(this first appeared at Clearhead.me) Earlier this year I ran across a great quote from Michael Perman in Innovation Leader Magazine in which he defined innovation as “the ability to perceive alternative realities and the courage to move toward those visions”. Perman is the former Senior Director of Global Innovation (“Dean of Innovation”) at Gap Inc., and a former executive with ...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! SXSW 2017

I like to think of it as spring break for the tech set! And I’m honored this year to be speaking for the 7th straight year. Here’s where and when you can come say hi!, give me a hard time from the back of the room, or just catch up if you are in town. The Future of eCommerce Meetup ...

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Are You Driving to Data-Driven? Announcing the Clearhead Digital Maturity Journey

(This post first appeared on Clearhead.me) Is your culture ready for experimentation, test and learn, and data-driven decision making? Where are you and where do you want to be? These are important questions to ask as you approach FY17. We’ve been asking executives like you these same questions with our benchmarking survey. And for the past four years we’ve been ...

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Are your people the problem? Hint: Probably Not.

This post originally appeared @Clearhead.me As we all know, human beings are complex creatures. And multiple things can affect the output we have at work–from things going on in our personal lives to the complex interactions we have with our bosses or other employees. However, something I’ve seen over the last 15 years of working both on the brand side ...

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