Campfire is a personal storytelling experience I created back in August 2017. The idea behind Campfire is to¬†share ideas, knowledge and experiences through storytelling. Like people gathering around a campfire, each person at a Campfire event has the opportunity to tell an informal, 4-6 minute story of their choice – it could be a funny anecdote, a lesson learnt, a life-changing experience – anything that can educate, persuade and inspire others. As the lead on this project, I coordinated, designed and created: A brand identity for Campfire A pitch document A half-day Campfire event for my team An online article to promote the experience with other staff A Campfire Kit for others to run their own event (includes instructions, email and agenda templates, presentation slides, timer signs, presenter notes, forms, etc.) A website on the intranet A video portal with recorded Campfire talks An infographic with results from the team survey Watch my talk: Level Up: The Quest to Find My Treasure Chest My team’s response to Campfire was overwhelmingly positive, and overall it was a wonderful team-building opportunity. The event inspired other staff to create their own Campfire events. Work completed while employed by the Department of Communities.
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