Tag Archives: 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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Digital Transformation. Again?

(This post first appeared on Clearhead.me. You should hire us.) You hear someone in your org proclaim “This business needs a real Digital Transformation.” You think to yourself “Again? Already?” Trust us, we’ve been there. We’ve heard the term over and over again in the last ten years. As early as 1997 in fact. As a Director of Online Communications ...

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Innovation is Mandatory. Yes, Ma’am!

For a lot of innovation leaders this is a simple fact. We tend to think, of course, that our current employees are innovative. Or course our company and it’s business unit leaders want to innovate! Why else would we be here if they didn’t? Our products are innovative, aren’t they? But as many of us run into during our careers, ...

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Join the CivicX Accelerator

Do you have a social impact startup? Looking for some mentorship? Looking for funding? Then look into applying for the CivicX Accelerator by the end of August. I’ve been proud to be a mentor for the program for the last three years. I started when I worked for PwC Digital and am proud to continue to be a mentor with ...

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