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Winter Cubicle Makeover Winner

By |2018-04-26T16:55:56-05:00January 19th, 2012|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creativity, Inspire|Tags: |

Congratulations Courtney Rickard, you are our 2012 Cubicle Makeover Winner! Check out Courtney's entry below: I am an office manager at a cool marketing agency in Chicago and we just moved. Our space is a mess and I would LOVE to win this for someone in my office!I am sending you a photo of the holiday [...]

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Join the IAE and WBEZ @ Catalyst Ranch to Celebrate Self Employment

By |2018-04-26T16:55:56-05:00January 16th, 2012|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Entrepreneurs, Meet|Tags: , |

Join us here at Catalyst Ranch next Thursday, January 26th, as we celebrate self employment. The Institute for Arts Entrepreneurship (IAE) will be teaming up with WBEZ’s Front & Center to host a resource fair for the self employed, small businesses, start-ups, and freelancers. Perfect for those creative professionals that are no longer working in traditional [...]

Co-Authors share creativity secrets on new book, The Living Wills

By |2018-04-26T16:55:57-05:00December 15th, 2011|Categories: Authors, Create, Interviews|Tags: , , , |

Interview with Brendan Sullivan and Rick Kaempfer on their new book, The Living Wills   What prompted you to write the book as a collaborative novel? Rick: Actually, this book was Brendan’s idea. He called me up one day and asked me to lunch. He had read my previous novel and thought that we had similar [...]

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Get the Most Out of Your Email Marketing

By |2018-04-26T16:55:57-05:00December 13th, 2011|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Meet|Tags: , |

5 Best Practices for Effective Email Marketing- Constant Contact Workshop What sets really great email blasts apart from all the rest? If you're looking for strategies and tactics to improve your email blasts, then here is the event for you! Learn the best practices for achieving stellar results with your business’s email marketing with Constant Contact’s [...]

Catalyst Ranch teams up with Entertaining Company

By |2018-04-26T16:57:20-05:00August 23rd, 2011|Categories: Catalyst Ranch|Tags: |

We’ve teamed up with Entertaining Company to make your next special event at Catalyst Ranch scrumdilly-icious! As a preferred caterer, Entertaining Company creates a full-sensory culinary experience to highlight that next event within our walls. Entertaining Company Brings a Bold World of Celebration to Catalyst Ranch. Led by owner Wendy Pashman’s global vision since 1989, Entertaining Company [...]

From Drab to Fab….. Catalyst Ranch’s 2011 Cubicle Makeover

By |2018-04-26T16:57:20-05:00July 7th, 2011|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creative Spaces, Inspire|Tags: |

Margarita Zepeda, winner of our 2011 Cubicle Makeover Contest, was sure surprised when she walked into her fresh, new colorful workspace as the Catalyst Ranch Design Team put their finishing touches on the newly made-over cubicle. The once dreary desk that doubled as an easy-access supply station for co-workers, is now fabulous colorful and completely Margarita. [...]

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Interview with Madeleine VanHecke, Lisa Callahan & Brad Kolar on their book “The Brain Advantage”

By |2018-04-26T16:57:21-05:00June 17th, 2011|Categories: Authors, Catalyst Ranch, Create, Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

Madeleine VanHecke, Lisa Callahan & Brad Kolar "The Brain Advantage: Become a More Effective Business Leader Using the Latest Brain Research" What are some of the main themes of your book? An overarching theme of the book is that the interactions between our brains and our conscious selves is opposite of what many people believe.  More often [...]

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Cure for Cubicle Blues…. 10 great ideas to Makeover Your Workspace

By |2018-04-26T16:57:21-05:00April 26th, 2011|Categories: Creative Spaces, Creativity, Inspire|Tags: |

It's time for a cubicle makeover everyone can achieve! Considering the amount of time you spend inside it, set out to convert your workspace into a place you can look forward to and enjoy. Thinking ‘inside the box’, if you will. Not only will you feel good, but chances are your productivity will increase as well. [...]

Say goodbye to that boring cubicle – Enter Catalyst Ranch’s Cubicle Makeover Contest

By |2018-04-26T16:57:21-05:00April 20th, 2011|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creativity, Inspire|Tags: , |

Let’s get a splash of color going… Who says office cubicles need to be dreary? In honor of Administrative Assistant Day (April 27th), Catalyst Ranch will be sprucing up one lucky admin's office space.  Send us a photo of your desk/workspace and tell us why your office needs a little facelift.  One lucky winner will be [...]

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Celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Week with Juice-on-the-Loose April 18th

By |2018-04-26T16:57:21-05:00April 15th, 2011|Categories: Catalyst Ranch, Creativity, Innovation, Meet|Tags: , |

Today is the kick off for 2011’s World Creativity and Innovation Week, which runs through April 21st. This week is designed to encourage and inspire people to use their creativity to make the world a better place and in doing so their place in the world better too. Like turning on a light bulb, this week’s [...]

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