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#TeamMoonsail’s Creative, Fun and Affordable Gift Guide

By Sedora Tantraphol Christmas gift-giving started out as a charitable activity, but over time has evolved into today’s consumer-driven frenzy. (If you’d like to learn more about the history of gift giving, check out this archived segment from NPR.) Given the intense year we’ve had at the local, national and international stages — the Flint water […]

Tips to boost your board’s year-end fundraising

By Sedora Tantraphol The holidays are quickly approaching, and while that usually signals a chaotic time of cooking, family time, holiday shopping, and general stress, for those in the nonprofit sector, that also means the added workload of year-end fundraising. Here are a few ways to boost your board’s fundraising engagement to help with year-end appeals. […]

Choosing the most powerful image: photo elements that grab a viewer’s attention

By Katie Stiefel     Adding visuals to any story creates a bigger impact and results in more engagement from viewers. But you can’t just pick any photo; you must be intentional in your visual storytelling. It’s important to choose great photos for everything from daily social media posts, website header photos and marketing ads to presentations, […]

“Can’t we all just get along?” We can, with personality tests!

By Sedora Tantraphol Personality tests like Myers-Briggs and DiSC can give you insight into your own strengths and challenges, and why people in your life act the way they do. After understanding what each style prefers (and also what sets them off), you’ll be able to achieve better teamwork, develop more patience and empathy, and create […]

Oh, Snap! – Snapchat’s new name and glasses: a fun way to record everyday moments

By Katie Stiefel        Oh, Snap (Inc.)! Late last week, Snapchat announced it was rebranding itself as Snap Inc. and introduced a pair of techy sunglasses called Spectacles that will give users a fun new way to record and post photos and video on the app. The name change isn’t all that shocking to […]

Team Building Exercises to Drive Performance Improvement

By Sedora Tantraphol These two short and simple exercises can drive continuous performance improvement for your team. 1) Energy Drain / Gain (aka Pain Points and Bright Spots):  A Team-Building Exercise to Leverage Internal Resources The object of this exercise is to identify the tasks that drain your energy (pain points) and that give you […]

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