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Talent makes new friends

Once you discover your own talent, something special happens to you. And not only to you. Things change when you discover the talent of the other. The chemistry of the relationship alters when two talents meet, and friendship can arise. Some examples from Georgia. Natalia eagerly entered the room and embraced Tamar so warmly that it…

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Have a look at SheInspiresHer!

We came into contact with SheInspiresHer, a truly inspirational organisation, through Twitter! SheInspiresHer shares stories about women entrepreneurs in emerging African markets to show role models; promote the products and services of women-owned businesses; raise awareness about the need to remove barriers; and connect women to each other and to promising opportunities. Goals that we…

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27 March 2017: National Pitch Competition in the Netherlands

Pitch Queen Nathalie Mangelaars, is organising the second edition of the National Pitch Competition. Great entrepreneurs will show the best of their talents and businesses in two-minute elevator pitches! For those in the Netherlands, it is a wonderful event to attend. You learn a lot from the winning pitches and it is a great opportunity…

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Give yourself a wish for 2017

Good intentions? Help. Before the end of January, I have already forgotten what my intention was. Which is a pity, because, in every intention lurks a wish. And fulfilling your wish stimulates the growth of your talent. The problem with good intentions is that for your wish to come true you need to change your…

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Trump and talent

It was during our Brilliant Entrepreneur seminar in Albania that the results of the election in the US came through. Trump as president. It was a shock for most of us. Some of the participants even asked us: ‘Trump, I do not believe that he has a talent. So how could he win?’ This question…

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Seminar in Albania

It was a new experience for all of us. To organise a real Brilliant Entrepreneur seminar and facilitate the launching of a new women entrepreneurs network in Albania (NAWE). This all started with the participation of four women entrepreneurs from Albania in our Brilliant Entrepreneur programme in the Balkans (2015-2016). They were determined to make…

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Ten Brilliant Entrepreneurs, ten different talents

To assist in the training of ten entrepreneurs from the Democratic Republic of Congo was my first experience in the world of brilliant entrepreneurs. The spoken language was French, so I could use my skills for the first time in a professional context. A great thing to do. To pick out one of the events…

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Show your talent in a pitch

The potential of women entrepreneurs is enormous. Unfortunately, many female entrepreneurs are too modest to tell others what their talent is or to show the achievements of their company. These suggestions will help you gain confidence in showcasing your talent and attracting the interest of a potential client or investor!  1. A good pitch does not…

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Female entrepreneurs from Congo and MENA

Did you know gigantic robots regulate the traffic in Kinshasa? And that a female entrepreneur from Congo designed them? She visited the Netherlands from  19-22 September together with nine other women entrepreneurs; heading banks, magazines, callcenters, agricultural enterprises, etc. Congo is a hectic country to work in, so that makes the achievements of the business women even…

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Dreams become reality in Uganda

In June 2016 BiD network organized a trip to Uganda for informal investors. We are very proud that 3 of the 8 entrepreneurs who were visited were participants in our Brilliant Entrepreneur programme. Carla Brokking was one of the informal investors and you may also know her as one of the trainers at our Talent-in-Business events.…

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