Creative-Ashland

News: Creative Promotes Ryan Mayton to Vice President of Strategy + Engagement

PRESS RELEASE Ashland, Virginia, March 12, 2020 – Creative, the region’s premier workplace interiors and technology company, announced today the promotion of Ryan Mayton to Vice President of Strategy + Engagement. Ryan is responsible for Creative’s strategic planning processes, and works to identify opportunities to engage Creative’s markets in innovative ways.  Ryan also leads Creative’s…

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One Thing We Shouldn’t Forget

Ashland, Virginia, January 13, 2021 For the past 10 months, we’ve all had our eyes fixed on January 1, 2021 as some sort of magical finish line.  Let’s face it, we’ve all thought it at one point along the way – if we can just survive 2020, everything will get better in 2021.   But unless…

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News: Creative Adds Aubrey Giedlin to the Team

PRESS RELEASE Ashland, Virginia, November 30, 2020 – Creative, the region’s premier workplace interiors and technology company, announced today the hire of Aubrey Giedlin.  Aubrey resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia and will service the Architecture, Design and Real Estate communities in the Coastal Virginia Marketplace. “I believe that good design has the power to make…

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Blended Living

We’re living in a “blended” time – a period where the lines between living, learning and working have completely blurred.  The great social experiment we’ve all been a part of is yielding some interesting and unanticipated outcomes. One unexpected dynamic is that Millennial workers, who generally have the most technical prowess, are struggling the most…

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News: Leadership Changes at Creative

PRESS RELEASE Ashland, Virginia, June 28, 2020 – Creative, the region’s premier workplace interiors and technology company, today announced Bob DeLille, who has served as CEO and owner for 25 years, has elected to transition into the new role of Principal and Owner. Debbie Lennick, a 13-year veteran of Creative and currently Chief Sales Officer…

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Thank You To Our First …. And Second Responders

As we navigate these challenging and historic times, I think we’ve all gained a new appreciation for our first responders.   This group of dedicated servants not only includes emergency and medical care providers, but also grocers, delivery drivers, and innumerable others that help insure the continuity of our daily lives.   On behalf of Creative, I…

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Return to the New Normal

In the last week, the national conversation has pivoted to a return to a new normal, including a discussion about the short and long-term impacts on a return to the workplace.  Even though we’re still a little ways out from a full return, now is the time to begin preparing for this inevitability.  We’ve been…

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Recharge Your Batteries

As our daily routines have been upended, I was reflecting on how we might take advantage of the recent changes to recharge our internal batteries.  You know, make lemonade out of life’s lemons.  I recently read a great a recent Inc. article highlighting some great ways for creative people to recharge their internal batteries.  Let’s…

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COVID-19

Regarding COVID-19, Creative continues to monitor and follow guidance provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and relevant government alerts.  We recognize that with the increasing outbreak reports that it presents a concern for business continuity and our health.  Creative has maintained our ability to function as a mobile unit with 90% of our employees…

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Emerging Trend | Office Pods

If you’ve been reading about the latest trends in office design, you’ve probably noticed the emergence of the “office pod.” These pods are small, freestanding rooms that are placed into open office space to support the need for focus, privacy and concentration in the workplace. Many of these pods are factory-built and quickly installed, eliminating…

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