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Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community: Talent, Revenue, & Supplier Diversity

By | 2018-07-19T18:14:08+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community: Talent, Revenue, & Supplier Diversity June came around and your company proudly displayed a Pride flag and recruited hundreds of employees to march in the Pride Parade; now what? Join us as a panel of leaders share insight on how to be successful in engaging the LGBTQ+ community throughout the year, and [...]

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Ad Her Inspires Female Minority Students

By | 2018-04-26T16:54:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Inspire, June, Uncategorized, Workshop|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ad Her Adds a Voice to Chicago Advertising from guest blogger Katie Palmer Trailblazers and change makers are what Chicago advertising needs. This statement was the powerful theme Renetta McCann, Chief Talent Officer at Leo Burnett, focused on during her opening remarks at the Ad Her workshop on April 22nd, 2017.  The Ad Her workshop, a [...]

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Table Talk: Making the Most of Your Meetings

By | 2018-04-26T16:54:30+00:00 September 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+00:00 April 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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Too Young, Too Old, and Stuck in the Middle: Multiple Generations in the Workplace

By | 2018-04-26T16:54:59+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Working with multiple generations can be a difficult task but in observing characteristics and understand each other's differences, a positive company culture can overcome these challenges.

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November is music to our ears – Giveaway

By | 2018-04-26T16:55:00+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst Ranch|Tags: , , , |

The Chicago wind is making Fall music by plucking leaves off the trees and scattering them down the street. It is whipping through your hair and whooshing in our ears. The wind is playing in the skyscrapers and dancing on the lake. Create your own Fall music with this clay Chilean ocarina, available in our monthly [...]

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The Catalyst Ranch Philosophy

By | 2018-04-26T16:55:40+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Inspire, Meet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As you may have noticed, www.CatalystRanchMeetings.com got a major design overhaul. We completely revamped the entire site from top to bottom and came away with a site that is bigger, better, faster, stronger. We've loved all the great feedback we've gotten from our clients, facilitators, vendors and partners! We'll be using our blog as a space [...]