Organizations, businesses, brands and anchor institutions can share with stakeholders their strategic stories and their magic messages to catch attention and expand enthusiastic engagement. Our Action Craft team of visual storytellers collaborated with Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce on a new animated video that acted as the kickoff message for its virtual State of the Chamber Awards program.Read More
This illustrated animation celebrates the success of the Vail Health / EVBH coalition’s integrated health and wellness initiatives. The goal of this Eagle Valley Behavioral Health video is to share with the community, contributors, and partner organizations the robust success of EBVH across each of its eight integrated initiatives designed to improve health and well-being in their valley and to reduce any need for residents to travel long distances for appropriate behavioral care and services.Read More
The social sector environment is volatile, and you need a roadmap to success for any possible future. This success plan begins with understanding the four potential future scenarios that may emerge in the coming months, and then asking yourself and your team: are we ready?Read More
All through this year, ActionCraft Company has worked with transformative leaders keeping their eyes and intentions focused on what really matters, never getting lost in the swirling present, finding pivots to a better future, sharing a convincing message of change and new possibilities amidst crisis and loss, and redrawing bold roadmaps for 2021. They are:Read More
As we near the end of National American Indian Heritage Month in the US, and we prepare for Thanksgiving, I’d like to express how truly thankful I am for having had the opportunity and the honor to work with a number of Native American organizations over the years as they continue their work to build a brighter, better future for their people. Here are a few of those projects…Read More
Thinking in pictures helps diverse groups of leaders reach convergence around complex concepts, and this year, we are visualizing the power of cultural roots to build unique tourism attractions.
Authentic stories, scrapbooks and vintage TV and film footage of singer Johnny Cash’s family roots and Arkansas concerts bring to life the rural roots of American music and culture, and we’re partnering with Cash’s relatives, community leaders, and the John R. Cash Revocable Trust to shape the conceptual master plan for the Kingsland Heritage Center—Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash in southern Arkansas.Read More
In 2020, we added animated videos to our visual solutions for clients with big stories to tell and big challenges to solve around engaging people in new collective action. We have recently completed projects for health and education foundations and behavioral health coalitions. Our clients are bundling these videos with board strategy and sense-making retreats, sharing them in social media platforms, and coupling them with stakeholder conversations designed to build adaptive playbooks for these uncertain times.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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