Information Became Insight for These Organizations

Ken Hubbell ActionCraft

In this time of crisis and virtual work, leaders are struggling to stay focused on the key ideas and action steps during the onslaught of video sessions. We have a solution to creating meaningful, memorable and actionable gatherings with our artistic and soulful graphic recordings. This summer, we partnered with four, forward-looking organizations to engage leaders grappling with big challenges with few clear, easy answers.

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MDDC commissioned work

A Compelling Picture to Convey a Courageous Career

Ken Hubbell ActionCraft

Recently, my oldest client partner, MDC Inc., commissioned me to celebrate in a single picture the career arc and impact of outgoing President David Dodson and the powerful outcomes of this 50-year-old economic justice organization. What was so cool was that I personally experienced since 1992 many of the soulful projects as I collaborated with David and his MDC team as a coach, designer, and visual storyteller. 

Please read the PROJECTS page for details.

Stop Racism

Standing In Support

Ken Hubbell Inspiration

We stand in solidarity with the current protests against systemic racism, police brutality and unequal administration of laws, policies, and opportunity. We are against the militarization of police and the trigger-happy practices on display across our country.

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Conversation 2020 graphic - Supporting Small Communities so they are ready to Rebound

Make Remote Meetings Sticky and Actionable

Ken Hubbell ActionCraft

In these tough times, your virtual meetings are more important than ever. Whether you’re doing online video meetings or simple conference calls, consider using visual captures of your virtual meetings to create memorable road-maps. Colorful summary visuals capture the tone and aspirations of the meetings and make the way forward clear. The finished images enable instant sharing and follow up.

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10 Stories of Innovative Change-Making

Ken Hubbell Inspiration

This season, we’ve captured a broad mosaic of visual stories from leaders and innovators engaging people in big ideas that matter. At ActionCraft Company, we use inspiring visual drawings, stories, and maps to help leaders expand action and share stories of possibility. We’re learning and re-learning the practice of change-making on the ground with diverse leaders who are also amazing storytellers.

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Transform Your Meetings with Visual Storytelling

Ken Hubbell ActionCraft

Traditional meetings can easily get stale and ineffective. That’s because most gatherings don’t leverage our ability to process information visually. Did you know that humans process visual information 60 times faster than text? Fortunately, there’s an easy way to transform your next meeting: use the power of visual storytelling to keep people engaged and make your meeting more productive.

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How to Make Your Meetings Fresh and Meaningful

Ken Hubbell ActionCraft

In a fast-paced world, teams need to focus on a collective vision to be successful. Meetings are the typical way of bringing people together to take meaningful action, but the traditional meeting or conference just doesn’t cut it anymore.

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Were you the kid who wanted to make the world a better place?

Marla Johnson Inspiration

I certainly was. I was a teenager living in Germantown, Tennessee, a suburb of Memphis. It was 1976 or 1977. I was sitting in the small breakfast nook next to the kitchen. My brother, Gary, was home. He must have been in the Marines at that time. To this day, my brother Gary is the most curious person I know, constantly exploring why and how. He is self taught in the art of inquiry and infused in me a deep appreciation for the scientific method. He knew I was clueless about my future after high school, so he did his thing that evening.

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