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Seeing the light in 15 minutes

Everyday in our lives, we and our bodies conduct hundreds (and possibly thousands) of activities both consciously and unconsciously by using our senses — seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, feeling. And they say that vision (seeing)...

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 / MasamiSato

B1G1 Study Tour 2013 - Cambodia

Yes, the next one is ready! All it needs is you.

B1G1 Study Tour is happening in January 2013; this time to B1G1 projects (and much more) in Cambodia.

It's a life-changing tour you will remember forever. And it's ONLY for B1G1 Business Mem...

Wednesday, October 03, 2012 / MasamiSato

Accountants Pushing the Envelope

I’m like most people (maybe you too) in as much as I admire people who push the envelope. People who step out to do things differently. People who take risks simply because they believe in something — they believe there’s a better way. Peo...

Monday, September 24, 2012 / Paul Dunn

Should we sue Apple?

[with tongue very firmly in cheek]

Well, perhaps we should go easy on them after all the 'noise' about Apple and Samsung.

But we couldn't help notice that Apple is now officially using something B1G1 announced a few months ago.

It was when we pointe...

Monday, September 03, 2012 / Paul Dunn

Giving at the Rock

It’s been a huge week.

And huge outcomes worthy of reflection on the weekend.

You can see from the picture above where I spent the first 3 days of the week: Uluru or Ayers Rock as you might know it...

Friday, August 31, 2012 / Paul Dunn

We met BIG TOM (and more)


The recent B1G1 Study Tour was an exceptional experience for us and for our intrepid guests. So much happened (like when the scariest orang utan of all (BIG Tom arrived unexpectedly) and we learnt so much that two of our gues...

Friday, August 10, 2012 / Paul Dunn

The Impact of Giving

Sometimes we think about the impact of giving in terms of who we understand the recipients are — the 'traditional' beneficiaries.

But more and more we see here at B1G1 that the impact is so much wider than that.

Friday, June 22, 2012 / Paul Dunn

When giving becomes part of who you are

We’ve always said that B1G1 is about ‘embedding’ the giving.

That means that it’s not about some special so-called ‘Cause Marketing’ promotion where you giv...

Monday, March 26, 2012 / Paul Dunn

Being small. Being big.

"Being small doesn't mean you can't make a difference."

This was the opening line of our 2 minute "pitch" in front of a panel of judges (including Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Grameen Bank Founder, Mohammad Yunus) at...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 / MasamiSato

Giving gratitude to the 179 bus

Funny how ‘normal’ things you do every day can, when you look at them another way, be the inspiration for so much better things.

Such is the case with the 179 bus. It runs almost every 2 m...

Friday, February 03, 2012 / Paul Dunn