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Brainstorming: Finding your purpose – real people, real conversations

By |2019-05-16T12:01:25-05:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Benjamin Ritter of Live for Yourself (LFY) Consulting hosts Brainstorming: an event to connect and grow, through fostering real conversations among new peers. The discussion topic propelling this evening's connections: Finding your purpose.

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Brainstorming: Creativity – real people, real conversations

By |2019-03-27T14:47:05-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Benjamin Ritter brings the Brainstorming series to Catalyst Ranch to discuss Creativity. Have you ever had an open and honest conversation with someone you didn't know and felt completely energized? Have you ever wondered how to find people to discuss meaningful topics that don't relate to sports or the weather? Brainstorming is an event that [...]

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Innovative Collaboration Technology

By |2018-04-26T16:55:00-05:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s unique meeting venue, we’re always looking for innovative methods to improve the meeting experience.  We recently test drove Get Going Meetings, a collaboration process that harnesses the power of technology to collect, organize, and prioritize information and insights from our management team.  Everyone contributed anonymously and on their own time, which led [...]

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Creativity 101

By |2018-04-26T16:55:13-05:00February 18th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Inspire, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s West Loop meeting venue, the word “creative” comes up a lot!  (Note the name of our blog!)  The meetings we host include brainstorming, lively discussions, and the development of innovative ideas.  We provide meeting attendees with plenty of stimuli and tools to foster creativity from projectors and flip charts to Play-Doh and [...]

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3 Steps to Capitalize on Your Creative Instincts

By |2018-04-26T16:55:42-05:00August 15th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creativity, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s blog entry is guest written by Kristin Neperud Merz of www.unscribbled.com where she has been designing, branding and doing all things creative since 2000. Kristin also serves Catalyst Ranch as a Creative Strategist and is our designer of all things digital. You’ll be able to see some of her fabulous work in our website redesign which we will be unveiling soon! [...]

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5 Ways To Bring Out An Introvert’s Creativity

By |2018-04-26T16:55:43-05:00July 18th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s blog entry is guest written by Kristin Neperud Merz of www.unscribbled.com where she has been designing, branding and doing all things creative since 2000. Kristin also serves Catalyst Ranch as a Creative Strategist and is our designer of all things digital. You’ll be able to see some of her fabulous work in our website redesign [...]

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