science and theory of creativity

Momentum and the Creative Process

At Catalyst Ranch we try to avoid labels, but if you were going to generalize, you might describe us as creative, fun and artistic types! You probably won’t have our blog in mind if you are looking for a conversation on math or physics, but we will go over to the dark side (aka physics) [...]

By |2024-04-18T15:28:10-05:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: Creativity, Innovation|Tags: |

What Research Tells Us About Learning and Transformation

Three things we know to be true: (THREE THINGS!) Change is hard. Change is necessary. Change is the goal. Let us explain that last one. In previous posts, we’ve explored the science of innovation and creative thinking, because frankly, it’s riveting. There has been a lot of research done focusing on the neuroscience [...]

By |2024-04-18T00:53:52-05:00April 11th, 2023|Categories: Creativity, Meetings, Uniquely Catalyst Ranch|Tags: |

Rivers of Thinking

At Catalyst Ranch we celebrate and encourage creativity. From the overall aesthetics of bright colors and retro décor, we set out to create an environment that supports thinking differently. We've shared some of the background on our approach in previous blogs looking at the concepts of freshness and playfulness as cited in the book, [...]

By |2024-04-17T23:42:54-05:00August 26th, 2022|Categories: Creativity, Innovation, Meeting Tip|Tags: , |

On Freshness and Elvis

In our previous Creative Juice Blog post, we explored a few mega-hit pieces of pop culture and how they reference works from our past. After mind mapping the nostalgia behind those works, we're left marveling at the creative process that goes on in writers’ rooms, or between collaborating music producers and other artists. Surely [...]

By |2024-04-17T23:42:27-05:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Art, Creativity, Meeting Tip|Tags: , |

A Key Behavior Urged by Innovation Pros

If you read our creative juice blogs on a regular basis, you know about how important creativity is to all of us at Catalyst Ranch. Our whole existence is focused on curating an environment for all to be creative and innovative. The study of neuroscience tells us that our brains are constantly gathering [...]

By |2024-04-18T00:51:17-05:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Innovation, Meeting Tip, Meetings|Tags: , |

So You Want to Start a Creative Revolution

You’ve seen us talk about creativity and innovation in recent blog posts, and you know that these topics are part of our brand. Supporting creativity and innovation for our customers is our main value proposition. To continue our connection to April's focus on Innovation, we thought we would share a little bit more on [...]

By |2024-04-17T23:41:53-05:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Creativity, Innovation, Meeting Tip|Tags: , |

The Surprising World of Your Creative Mind

Catalyst Ranch is celebrating its 14th anniversary, and for all that time, we have understood the importance of environment.  We have colorful fuzzy pipe cleaners on the tables to bend into fun shapes.  Ethnic and contemporary art decorates every wall.  We have coffee brewing and elaborate snack services to satisfy smell and taste, and lively conversation [...]

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