Our members are doing amazing things across the globe.
On her very first trip to Pokhara, Nepal, Australian philanthropist and entrepreneur Susie Hutchison saw a young boy begging for money on a gutter-lined sidewalk. Rather than walk past him, she sat down with the 10-year-old – not much younger than her own son – and...read more
Conscious consumption alone won’t save the world, but it’s a place where all of us can start. Around the world, there’s a rising tide of responsible consumers looking to vote with their wallets and spend money with responsible companies. Sian Conway, Founder of the...read more
Here are 3 exciting things you'll want to be a part of this month: 1. New Pages with Great Ideas Experiencing the ease and fun of giving in B1G1 is easier than ever. Check out these stunning giving examples practiced by B1G1 Members who have created inspiring...read more
You’ll know that famous adage: “If you give a man a fish you can feed him for a day; if you teach a man to fish you can feed him for a lifetime.” Chris Beks, principal of the Victoria-based Ceebeks Business Solutions for Good accounting firm, imbues precisely that...read more
Mathew had everything going for him. A successful business, good balance of work and hobbies of being in the ocean, loving friends and family. And yet, something was missing. It took a near-death experience for him to ‘see the light’. His life has never been the same...read more
Just recently, in so many of the one-on-one mentoring sessions I’m privileged to do with B1G1 Premium Partners, it seems one subject keeps coming up: what do you say when you meet someone for the first time after they ask you, "so what do you do?" It's amazing what...read more
Peter Fowler and David Keith are part of Collins Hume, a multi-award-winning Australian Business Advisory firm based in the rural area of Ballina in New South Wales. On a global scale Ballina is small — some 44,200 people in the local area. Yet through the work...read more
In southwestern France, there is a complex of underground caves that were hidden for millennia until it was accidentally rediscovered in the mid-twentieth century. The Lascaux Caves, as they are known, contain thousands of images, mostly of animals, expertly painted...read more
It all started when Brian Keen was looking for a suitable charity to support in Malawi. Having lived in Malawi for 9 years running several businesses, he moved to Australia to continue his career, but wanted to find a way to continue helping the country he had called...read more
1. B1G1x tickets The first B1G1x in the Southern Hemisphere is being held in the Gold Coast on 29th - 30th August. B1G1x is all about making businesses, lives and the world better by getting to know each other, learning from each other and having a lot of...read more
“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” It’s a great lesson from Dale Carneigie’s 1946 (yes, that’s long ago) ‘How to Make Friends and Influence People’ classic book. And it’s also one of the guiding principles of B1G1 Legacy Maker, Stacey Kehoe. The New Zealand...read more
Like for many of us, childhood events have had a long-lasting impact on Kristy Castleton. She remembers in particular that during her early years, home was always filled with strangers in need. Anyone who knocked on the Church house door would receive a listening ear,...read more
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