Have you ever had to explain what the Talent Exchange is to someone who has never heard about it? Usually the conversation goes something like this: “So what is this Talent Exchange thing?” “It’s a system where people buy and sell without using money.” “Oh, you mean a bartering system?” “No, it’s not barter because […]
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Month: February 2019
Documentary on Tim Jenkin, founder of th...
Prior to founding the Community Exchange System (CES) in 2003, Tim Jenkin found fame as an anti-apartheid activist in the 1970s. He broke out of Pretoria prison in 1979 and is currently the subject of a movie starring Daniel Radcliffe as Tim. Watch a documentary here on Tim’s escape
“I have too many Talents and can’t find
How many times have you heard members report that they have removed or hidden their offers because they “have too many Talents” and can’t find anything to spend them on? In other words, they are now inactive and have decided to defer their claim against the community until “the community” offers something worthwhile. While this […]