What I Have Learned Working With Clients

Working with clients has been an exciting adventure and again I feel like I have been really lucky with my client. My client has been very open and cooperative along the entire journey and process and has been professional and friendly. I haven’t had any problems, miscommunication, or conflicts with my client. However, I have…

Leadership Lessons

Compared to the other stories I have heard from the other Team leaders I think that I truly lucked out with my group and my experience. Going into it was super smooth and everyone really seemed to either already know each other, or get along really well. Even though it went smoothly this experience definitely…

CreateAthon Reflections

I feel like CreateAthon went by really slow, but also really fast. It was such a different experience and it taught me so much in such a short time. Getting to lead a team was exciting, but also a bit nerve racking. I wanted to make sure that I gave them everything so that I…

10 Things that excite me about CreateAthon

I know that CreateAthon, although terrifying, will be a lot of fun! Here are my top ten things that excite me about CreateAthon. 1.Fluffy animals. I know we are there to do work and be productive, but I can’t help but be overly excited about the small tiny floofs that will be making an appearance…

10 Things Things That Scare Me About CreateAthon

I feel like I could fill up a much longer list about things that scare my about CreateAthon, but for now I will just stick with ten. My biggest fear is that I will not be able to stay awake or that in the middle of the night I will have a full on mental…

Sneak Peek

It’s time for a sneak peak into what my team and I are going to be working on for CreateAthon! Our first task is a new logo and identity package. Essentially we are giving the company’s brand a face lift and making it more appealing, modern, fresh, and fun. This is to give the company…

Collaboration: My experience

I feel like there is always a general groan in the room once someone says team or group project and usually I am one of those people. I wait with baited breath to hear the words, “or you can work alone.” I have never had great experiences with group work, but luckily that’s a completely…

What I know I need for a strong team

Ever since we were told that the volunteer applications went up for our teams I was both excited and worried. I was excited because it would be awesome to meet new creative people that have interesting ideas, that I am sure never even came close to popping in my head and that I would get…

Examples of nonprofit communications

For this one I had to do some research to see exactly what was being asked of me. I wasn’t sure exactly what communication projects specifically meant. I knew it had something to do with reaching out to your target audience in some sort of fashion. So I initially did some research and found a…

Writing Clients Briefs are like…

This was my first experience writing client briefs and it was a bit frustrating and thought provoking. I am very happy that we were given a template to work from, other wise I would have had a harder time trying to whittle my words down to the right message. If I had to say what…

Nonprofits in a Digital Environment

The digital age has ushered in new ways of outreach, communication, and marketing. A majority of the companies in the world have taken the advantages that come along with this new rush of technology. I believe that nonprofits have the ability to survive and thrive in this new environment! Nonprofits have a hard enough time…

Audience: Who are we talking to? 誰?(who)

I am assuming that  for this post we are discussing what audience we are helping our nonprofit reach! From what we have discussed in class it seems that for most non profits the main need is money. So, for the non profits they are specifically trying to reach out to donors who can help contribute…