creative business consulting

Be it strategy and branding, organizational structure or culture, support through the entrepreneurial jitters, implementation of a global business system, change to a small and deeply-rooted business process or some good old brainstorming, Candice facilitates change with an eye for accelerated results and a heart for people.

To really make a change takes urgency, alignment and purpose. Candice brings C-suite experience, small business resourcefulness and an intense career transformation story to your personal and professional goals. If you’re just stuck, or unsure of where to take your business to increase profitability, morale and innovation, she can help guide you to quickly unlock your creativity and potential and that of your most valuable resources. Ready to make it happen?

Available by phone, email, video chat and in-person, at your location or at her workshop in Chicago.

Businesses Served

  • education
  • retail
  • personal + children’s services
  • marketing
  • consulting
  • entertainment
  • fashion
  • information technology
  • artists + galleries
  • event planning
  • manufacturing + distribution

Services Include

  • the rally program
  • business coaching + mentoring
  • company event design + facilitation
  • team-building and creativity workshops
  • marketing and developing businesses for kids + families
  • business-process design
  • change management
  • communication planning
  • project and program management
  • small business planning
  • systems design + development and training for small business
  • technology mentorship for small business
  • public speaking

Making changes, making it happen.

Contact Candice to learn more.

who is candice blansett-cummins?

Candice Blansett-Cummins, Founder of the Wishcraft Workshop in Chicago, employs her creativity to help others solve problems and create opportunities large and small, globally and locally. Following careers with Gap, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company, Candice was appointed Vice President and Divisional CIO of Sony Pictures Television International. With 15 years of IT experience and ITIL Certified in 2006, Candice has led large-scale change initiatives including restructuring, systems implementation, strategic sourcing, shared services, mergers, and regulatory compliance, in addition to developing flourishing small businesses in Chicago. As a speaker at UCLA Anderson School of Management Creativity & Innovation in the Organization program, Candice has shared her learning with executives from around the world.  During her tenure with Sony Pictures, she fostered an innovative inter-disciplinary creativity program, motivating partnership at all levels.

As part of a commitment to her community, Candice is a member of the Chicago Children’s Theatre PlayCirlce Auxiliary Board, the Board of Directors for Girls Rock! Chicago and a Luminary Circle member of the Step Up Women’s Network in Chicago as well as a mentor with Step Up’s Professional and Teen mentoring programs. Candice volunteers her time and artistic energy for the benefit of local Chicago schools and students, in addition to leveraging the Wishcraft Workshop to be nice around town.

Candice is a parent, artist, thinker, teacher, student and a (very) concerned global citizen. She believes that serious business sometimes needs serious fun to get it done. Let’s make it happen.

 

who is candice blansett-cummins?

Candice Blansett-Cummins, Founder of the Wishcraft Workshop in Chicago, employs her creativity to help others solve problems and create opportunities large and small, globally and locally. Following careers with Gap, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company, Candice was appointed Vice President and Divisional CIO of Sony Pictures Television International. With 15 years of IT experience and ITIL Certified in 2006, Candice has led large-scale change initiatives including restructuring, systems implementation, strategic sourcing, shared services, mergers, and regulatory compliance, in addition to developing flourishing small businesses in Chicago. As a speaker at UCLA Anderson School of Management Creativity & Innovation in the Organization program, Candice has shared her learning with executives from around the world.  During her tenure with Sony Pictures, she fostered an innovative inter-disciplinary creativity program, motivating partnership at all levels.

As part of a commitment to her community, Candice is a member of the Chicago Children’s Theatre PlayCirlce Auxiliary Board, the Board of Directors for Girls Rock! Chicago and a Luminary Circle member of the Step Up Women’s Network in Chicago as well as a mentor with Step Up’s Professional and Teen mentoring programs. Candice volunteers her time and artistic energy for the benefit of local Chicago schools and students, in addition to leveraging the Wishcraft Workshop to be nice around town.

Candice is a parent, artist, thinker, teacher, student and a (very) concerned global citizen. She believes that serious business sometimes needs serious fun to get it done. Let’s make it happen.