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Once upon a time in Seattle

B was born into an upper middle class family in Seattle. Born in the mid 1950s, B had two ┬ásisters and showed early signs of competitiveness when he organized family athletic games at their summer house.┬áB was a voracious reader as a child, spending many hours poring over reference books, and also relished playing board […]

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Famous Quotes on Philanthropy and Giving

I spent 20 minutes searching for a long-forgotten quote on philanthropy (for use in my next post). I didn’t find it. But… I found some good ones, not all of which are complimentary, so here goes… I used to be opposed to the idea of social entrepreneurship. I said let business be business, and philanthropy […]

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