They Want to be Our Friends!

That is how we feel about our clients.  Ever read the Berenstain Bears books to children?  Our son, Austin, liked them a lot.  If it was our turn to pick, we usually chose Learn About Strangers.  Austin talked to everyone, and everyone loved talking him.  (By the way, he still does).  After letting him slip…

Press Release – Examiner – Scouting milestones

Article menu>>Matt BeemPresident and COOHartsook Companies, Inc.Scouting milestonesSaturday, July 31, 2010Independence, MO – It’s been a Scouting summer.Joe and I went to camp in late June. It was a multitasking week as I buffeted between work in Kansas City and camp at the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation in Osceola, Mo.  My BlackBerry made it…

Press Release – Examiner – Unpack your bags and relax

Article menu>>Matt BeemPresident and COOHartsook Companies, Inc.Unpack your bags and relaxSaturday, August 14, 2010Independence, MO – Philanthropy isn’t just about giving to others.It’s also about rewarding yourself.My last column unpacked my Scouting summer. It was a busy interval that required a respite to recharge life’s batteries.I found it last weekend on Sanibel Island, Fla. Just…

We Have a Winner!

In the last few days, Adrian Sargeant, the Robert F. Hartsook Chair in Fundraising at Indiana University and the Center on Philanthropy was named to the NonProfit Times “Top 50 Power and Influence in the NonProfit World.” He is the only academic and one of very few dedicated to fundraising in their profession. And, of…