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Breakthrough Co Lab Manifesto

At Breakthrough Co Lab, we empower idea generators, action takers, and creative leaders to grow and thrive by fostering a collaborative, compassionate, and innovative environment. Our mission is to inspire and support the development of successful businesses and teams through connection, collaboration, and the power of shared wisdom.

Our Philosophy

Collaboration is at our core: We believe in the power of working together to achieve remarkable outcomes, understanding that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Creativity fuels growth: We encourage brainstorming, ideation, and alternative thinking as essential components of business growth and development.

Compassion cultivates success: We promote a culture of kindness and self-compassion, enabling our community members to navigate challenges with resilience and empathy.

Coworking builds community: We value camaraderie, supporting one another, and sharing ideas within our coworking spaces and online community to create a nurturing network for business leaders.

Coregulation fosters connection: We are dedicated to holding space for each other by creating safe environments where vulnerability, acceptance, understanding, and connection flourish.

Continuous learning and development: We provide diverse and accessible content, resources, and experiences to support our community members in their pursuit of personal and professional growth.

Adaptability and innovation: We strive to stay ahead of the curve, continuously evolving our offerings and embracing new ideas to meet the changing needs of our community and the business landscape.

The Breakthrough Team

Kathy Rasmussen, Founder

Kathy Rasmussen, a serial entrepreneur and multi-passionate creative professional, is the owner of Breakthrough Co Lab, a growing business hub that fosters collaboration, creativity, and connection. After moving to Eugene, Oregon from Salt Lake City in 2017, Kathy has worked hard to become a rising leader in the local business community.

Married to her husband, Jeremy, for 16 years, Kathy is a proud mother of two children, Jonas (15) and Ava (13). Over the past 20 years, she has effectively established and operated various businesses, demonstrating her wide-ranging talents as an artist, event planner, project manager, magazine publisher, community leader, and graphic designer.

Besides Breakthrough Co Lab, Kathy serves as the co-owner and operations director of Prep Ninjas, an eCommerce fulfillment warehouse she co-founded with her husband more than five years ago. She is also a business coach and uses her holistic approach to empower her clients to cultivate resilient businesses that yield joy and abundance in their lives. 

The foundation of Breakthrough Co Lab lies in Kathy’s enthusiasm for innovation, cooperation, and building relationships. The company is guided by a compelling manifesto and a collection of core principles emphasizing collaboration, creativity, compassion, coworking, and coregulation as key factors for success. Kathy’s unwavering commitment to these values has not only shaped her own professional journey but has also inspired numerous entrepreneurs, action-takers, and creative leaders within her community.

Kathy Rasmussen

Kathy Rasmussen, Founder