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Table Talk: Making the Most of Your Meetings

By |2018-04-26T16:54:30-05:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are pleased to introduce Levi Baer. Levi is a consultant, a community builder, a collaborator, a professional speaker and on top of all that, he’s Catalyst Ranch’s newest Preferred Meeting Facilitator! Please give him a warm welcome and a thorough read. Table Talk: Making the Most of Your Meetings Let’s face it. Work meetings can [...]

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Diversity and Inclusion: ‘Build Bridges, Not Walls’

By |2018-04-26T16:54:34-05:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: Art, Brainstorm, Catalyst Ranch, Consultants, Create, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Entrepreneurs, Inspire, Interviews, Meet, Meetings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome guest blogger and Catalyst Ranch Art-Work Program Facilitator, Troy Cicero! Diversity and Inclusion are indeed my passion, and what I have discovered is that as organizations attempt to embark on a diversity and inclusion journey, one of the biggest challenges faced is executive level commitment. Executives often view their role as approving the diversity and [...]

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Finding the Funny in Unfunny Work Situations

By |2018-04-26T16:54:57-05:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome back, Creative Juice readers!  We are spotlighting different unique meeting vendors to give you a taste of who you’ll meet at the Creative Meeting Carnival on February 23 at Catalyst Ranch!  Today’s blog is from Julie Ostrow of Find the Funny! Have you ever worked in an environment where laughing was frowned upon? Have you ever worked [...]

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Personality in the Workforce: Improve Communication & Focus, Manage Your Time, Reform Procrastination

By |2018-04-26T16:54:58-05:00January 15th, 2015|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome Guest Blogger Sue Becker of Spark Productivity!  Spark Productivity is a productivity training company that lights the fire within and one of Catalyst Ranch preferred facilitators. The customized productivity training solutions from Spark can help you and your employees become more inspired, focused, and joyfully productive. IMPROVING COMMUNICATION, IMPROVING FOCUS, MANAGING YOUR TIME, REFORMING PROCRASTINATION Would [...]

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The ROI of Face to Face Meetings

By |2018-04-26T16:55:07-05:00June 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Catalyst Ranch, Chicago’s most creative meeting venue, we certainly believe in the value of face to face meetings.  Our meeting space is, of course, designed to bring people together and foster communication and innovation.  We practice what we preach!  Our Ranch Hands have internal meetings on a weekly basis, and we often have one on [...]

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