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Talent Market – Saturday 16 February 201

DATE: Saturday, 16 February 2019VENUE: Claremont Congregational Church Hall, Cnr Main Rd and Church St, Claremont (next to Arderne Gardens). Hall is behind the church and the entrance is in Church St, which is one-way from Herschel Rd. View mapTIME: 12:00 – 15:00 Lovely venue, full kitchen, secure parking under shady trees. Gifts, cards, food, clothes, […]

Are Talents Money?

Are Talents Money?

From time to time the Talent Exchange gets accused of being “just another money system”. Is this the case? Are Talents just another form of money? To be able to answer this question, we first need to be clear on what money is. Then we can make the comparison. According to the classical definition, money is anything […]

What Can I Offer?

What Can I Offer?

Many potential members, when applying to join the Talent Exchange, have a problem when faced with deciding what they will offer the community. “I don’t have anything to offer”, “I’ve got nothing that anyone wants”, “I don’t think anyone would want what I do at work”, “I don’t have any useful skills” or “I’m pretty […]

CTTE Exchange Options

CTTE Exchange Options

The Talent Exchange is not just about Talents. The recording of transactions involving the crediting and debiting of Talents is just one of several exchange methods offered by the CES online platform. Others exchange methods are: Swapping/exchanging: This is the exchange of one explicit service or good for another. Examples are: doing the accounting for ongoing medical […]

Bitcoin Versus Talents*

Bitcoin Versus Talents*

A lot of people are getting very excited about Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Some even question the efficacy of Talents now that there is a global ‘replacement’ for regular money in the form of the crypto-currencies. Bitcoin is the first major innovation in money in nearly 400 years: It is a private-sector money, not controlled […]