The Biggest Challenge of Running a Social Enterprise

The Biggest Challenge of Running a Social Enterprise

  Still in its infancy, social enterprise as an industry is quickly moving from a slow crawl to a giant leap. The commercial world is starting to pay attention with success stories like ThankYou Group, Toms and Warby Parker leading the way and inspiring others to...
Impact ‘16: The Real Power of Business Giving (Part I)

Impact ‘16: The Real Power of Business Giving (Part I)

16 Ways to See 21 Million Smiles Perhaps for you, 2016 seemed to pass so quickly. To me, it feels like it ended just as it started. To us in the B1G1 Community, 2016 was full of great records and exciting new activities. Here are some key highlights: More than 500 new...
Why It’s Important to Give in the Right Way

Why It’s Important to Give in the Right Way

The following is an excerpt from Buy1GIVE1 Founder Masami Sato’s latest book, Giving Business. It’s available for sale on Amazon. We know that giving creates happiness and abundance. However, it can also have negative consequences if it’s not done properly. A mother...
Why Giving Creates More Happiness Than Getting

Why Giving Creates More Happiness Than Getting

There’s an experiment that measures children’s happiness when they are given a treat, and when they have the opportunity to give that treat to another child. But there seems to be a disconnect between the results of this experiment, and how we’ve acted on this...
Giving that Involves and Connects

Giving that Involves and Connects

“Open Wide.” If that got you thinking about a visit to the dentist, 10 out of 10. I had a visit not to one dentist but to a very large group of them over the weekend in Newcastle, UK at the weirdly out-of-the-box named ‘Marketing Pirates of Dentistry’ Conference...

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