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The Secrets of The Crystal Rainbow Workshop

By | 2018-07-11T17:13:33+00:00 September 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Secrets of The Crystal Rainbow & Making Your Dreams Come True are workshops designed by Pe'er Pla'ot from Israel. In this very unique workshop, you will have the opportunity to create a personal and intimate connection with one of the most powerful healing entities that exists on the planet based on ancient shamanic rituals from [...]

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Did July About Having a Fear of Public Speaking?

By | 2018-07-12T18:16:32+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Come Conquer Your Fear & Speak at Ignite Chicago! Ignite Chicago in July is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You [...]

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Episode #5 Meeting Mix-In Magic

By | 2018-06-04T21:17:39+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Entrepreneurs, Facilitator, June, Meetings, Newsletter, Teambuilding, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... One can never be over prepared for an activity. For when you least expect it, the unexpected can occur. Ranchhands to the rescue! Meeting Mix-In Magic! The energized sounds from the Polka Room were building to a dull roar. Inside, Deborah, the meeting planner, watched the attendees become fully [...]

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Facilitator Spotlight: Ah Ha!

By | 2018-05-14T19:50:11+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Consultants, Create, Creative, Creativity, Facilitator, Interviews, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Facilitator Spotlight: Ah Ha! What is Ah Ha! and what do you do? Ah Ha! has been facilitating insight and innovation for over 20 years! We are a facilitation and consulting company that works to inspire people, connect knowledge and illuminate possibilities. Our custom-designed, facilitated sessions can include qualitative research, ideation, design thinking and strategic planning. [...]

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The Basics of Role Playing Games

By | 2018-05-01T18:10:55+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

An exclusive event for People Leaders An introduction to The Basics of Role Playing Games and possible applications in the workplace When wrestling with today's workplace challenges, What Do You Do? Have a seat at the table with comrades facing common ordeals! Create your own Dungeons & Dragons - style fantasy environment. Build characters, set goals, gain experience and roll the dice. During your adventure together, simulate your [...]

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Take Your Parent to Camp Day

By | 2018-05-01T20:46:52+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Free Parent Care? Who doesn't love that?! Take Your Parent to Camp Day Hey Kids! Looking to have some fun on a Saturday afternoon, but not sure how to keep your parents occupied? With the support of our friends from Camp Boundless & Steve & Kate's Camp, we've got you covered! You and your folks will be able to [...]

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Episode #3 To Play Or Not to Play

By | 2018-04-26T16:54:16+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: April, Create, Creativity, Inspire, Newsletter, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously On The Digital Adventures of Pogo... Pogo, the creative soul of Catalyst Ranch, showed us that a change in environment can spark creativity and innovation in surprising ways, you just have to be open to trying new approaches in thinking. Ep.3 To Play Or Not to Play *Pogo is the Catalyst Ranch mascot. He represents [...]

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Episode #4 Attack of The A/V Gremlins

By | 2018-05-03T18:34:21+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Innovation, May, Meetings, Newsletter, Problem Solving, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... The power of play is a wonderful thing. It sneaks up in your brain and coaxes out the child like imagination hiding within. Play is the key to productivity and innovation. The Attack of the A/V Gremlins! Featuring Professor Planner & Pogo After weeks of preparation, the big day [...]

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Episode #2: What is This Bird Even Doing Here?

By | 2018-04-26T16:54:17+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Brainstorm, Catalyst Ranch, Creative, Creative Spaces, Creativity, Events, Innovation, Inspire, Meeting Tip, Meetings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Previously on The Digital Adventures of Pogo... Pogo and Eva teamed up to break out of their cubicle blues and into the world of creativity. We learned what an impact a creative environment can have on a person and the potential it can unlock in a meeting. Having escaped Mr.Whitewalls, Eva and Pogo founded Catalyst Ranch [...]

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The Shortest Month of the Year is a Great Time To Ignite Chicago!

By | 2018-02-19T18:33:41+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's Talkalicious! Ignite Chicago in February is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd. Speaking at Ignite is an unforgettable experience. You step up to the mic. Your palms sweat. You can hear the thump of your blood [...]

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