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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

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 wee...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 / Paul Dunn

The B1G1 Giving Report Card

Just recently, we emailed all B1G1 Members, Partners and Friends to let them know about the impact they’d created by being a part of B1G1....

Thursday, January 05, 2012 / Paul Dunn

The Art of Giving

When you walk into the campus of LASALLE COLLEGE OF ARTS in Singapore, you immediately sense that this is NOT what you’d call ‘an ordinary place’.

You sense from the unique and stunning architecture that this is the per...

Friday, October 21, 2011 / B1G1 Media

Giving and your customers — a new study

We always love getting Cone Inc studies. They let us know what’s going on in the mind of consumers (at least, consumers in America).

Their very latest study is called the ‘Cause Ev...

Thursday, October 13, 2011 / Paul Dunn

Stunning Surprises in Business Giving

Every day as I play a part in the business of giving, I see surprising numbers.

One such surprising number stays with me every day — and it’s NOT the usual numbers w...

Monday, October 10, 2011 / Paul Dunn

When Giving gets stuck in thinking

Just yesterday I spoke with someone who runs a reasonably-sized Accountancy firm in England.

She’d been excited (quite visibly) about B1G1 when she saw me in a program in the UK a few weeks ago....

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 / Paul Dunn

No more bank charges on the giving at B1G1

B1G1 today announced that it’s now even paying the Bank Charges for its Members when they give.

Until now, banks and payment gateways like PayPal always took out their ‘cut’ of any online tr...

Monday, September 12, 2011 / B1G1 Media

Giving via Microcredit — does it work?

Monday was one of those ‘breakthrough’ days.

I was asked to sit in on a closed door meeting with...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Paul Dunn