You might have heard about the philanthropic efforts of Stream Energy in the news. If you read the patch.com article, however, you would see why these efforts can be easily distinguished from other charitable efforts seen within the business community. Two things distinguish the efforts of Stream Energy.
The people that run Stream Energy and the people that direct sell for them actively participate in each of the charitable programs that the company engages in. This says a whole lot more than merely cutting a check! Also, Stream Cares is the company division handling matters of charity. That’s correct; the company has a dedicated arm for philanthropic efforts. This sort of thing was unheard of years ago yet it occurs a great deal with millennials beginning startups. This dedicated branch teams with other charitable groups to assist Dallas locals (and other Texans) that find themselves needy. Their efforts are impressive.
When Hurricane Harvey tore through Texas, Stream Energy was one of the first companies that donated money to the cause; even beating the federal funds. There were 56 inches of rain in the city of Houston, and Stream Cares was there. Remember when tornadoes hit the northern region of Texas (the day after Christmas?) Stream was there. Stream Energy, through Stream Cares, raised thousands of dollars. Stream’s corporate division matched what the direct seller contractors donated. This is something Stream does to bolster the amount of assistance provided through the arm. When local veterans that were needy where taken to a nice steakhouse only to be fed burgers, ribs, and steaks with all the BBQ fixings? Stream Cares was behind this too! When the rough winds blow or veterans are in need, Stream uses the arm to provide philanthropy with a personalized twist.
Stream sells direct energy, cell phone service and other plans for families that are on the market for cost-effective options. Their associates are direct sellers that are recognized as independent contractors on their tax returns. This means that each associate can provide their own high level of entrepreneurial effort, not only in business and direct selling but in philanthropy too.
Clay Hutson is an entrepreneur that started up his own business in the music industry. Hutson’s company provides musicians and others with excellent live show services and sound engineering. He majored in theatre design in college and quickly found work afterwards as an audio engineer. He eventually became a project manager and realized that he could offer people more if he had his own company. Hutson has worked with the likes of Kid Rock, Guns’n’Roses, Garbage, and Pink and continues to help musicians make their stage shows superb.
In 2005, Clay Hutson traveled with the “Bleed Like Me” tour, which was with the band Garbage. He served as a monitor engineer during the tour, which took place on three continents. Hutson also worked with Billy Graham during one of his tours and also worked on the “Honda Civic Tour.“ He is able to turn his ideas in realities by having a deep understanding of the industry he works in. Computers have always given him a helping hand as he is able to more clearly see a design idea before implementing it on stage.
Clay Hutson does his best to pay close attention to every single detail of what is needed for a live show and always works hard to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch. Instead of doing the bare minimum, he works extra hours to make sure that all of his crew knows what they are doing. His reputation has been built on the quality services he has offered and that he continues to offer. As a man who is aware of the dangers of not doing everything correctly in the music industry, he always double and triple checks his work.
In the music industry, there are many different new technologies that are always being introduced. Clay Hutson always stays on top of these technologies in order to better serve his clients. He has taken an interest, of late, in mobile lighting for its ability to keep everything lit up well while also being easier to move around. At the same time, Hutson is very aware of overdoing it with technology and believes that some of the best shows come from the creative minds of the musicians who are running them.