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Networking Like a Pro: Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs

A confident entrepreneur exchanging business cards, illustrating the power of a strong first impression in networking.

Networking Like a Pro: Essential Skills for Entrepreneurs Have you ever walked into a networking event, armed with business cards and a hopeful smile, only to feel like you’ve entered a game show without knowing the rules? You’re eyeing the room, wondering, ‘Do I mingle or make a beeline for the snack table?’ Well, you’re […]

Thesis Time

Thesis Time – by 4th year team coach Ignace The last semester at the Team Academy is a special one. It is fully focused on writing the thesis and defending it before the examination committee. So completely different from the previous semesters, which focused on personal development and the hard skills of entrepreneurship, such as […]

Success is Timing

Success is timing By Bernd Mintjes – fieldexpert & Invested in > 200 companies over the last 25 years. Angel investor, coach and inspirer. Professional speaker on successful Entrepreneurship. Experienced executive, #100days coach It’s not how long you work, but WHEN you work that determines your success: Entrepreneurs often work long hours. Work weeks of 60 […]

News from TA: December 2023

News from Team Academy Amsterdam – December 2023 Christmas Community Lunch In the heart of our festive community, the Christmas Community Lunch was organized again by our lovely Alexi. The kitchen area transformed into a decorated banquet, with a campfire, Christmas lights, and Christmas songs. Every member of the staff and also some of our […]

Does the current educational system fit everyone?

Does the current educational system fit everyone I recently wrote a blog about my insight about the fact that I felt myself a square peg in the round whole system, and still often do.  Which got me thinking about our current educational system.  Is there a place for everyone?  Is there anything wrong with the […]

Entrepreneurs Get SMART! 5 Goal-Setting Tips for Real Results

Entrepreneurs Get SMART! 5 Goal-Setting Tips for Real Results Have you ever wondered why some entrepreneurs seem to hit every target they set? The answer is simpler than you might think: SMART goals.  Welcome to Episode 2 of our Skills Series for Entrepreneurs, where we transform the way you think about goal-setting. We’re not just […]

Wat moet ik doen in een tussenjaar? TA Quest

Maximaal Profijt Uit Je Tussenjaar Halen: Ontdekkingen, Avonturen en Groei met TA Quest Een tussenjaar is een transformerende ervaring die je toekomst op onvoorstelbare manieren vorm kan geven. Als we figuur 1 (hieronder) bekijken, zien we de redenen waarom studenten een tussenjaar nemen. Hieruit zijn de volgende punten naar voren gekomen: Hieruit zijn de volgende […]

News from TA: November 2023

News from Team Academy Amsterdam – November 2023 Homecoming Year 1 In October’s newsletter, we wrote about the learning journey of year 1 to Bucharest. Every year, after a learning journey, the team presents their learnings to the community in a so-called homecoming. For those of us who stay in Amsterdam, it’s great to see […]

Entrepreneurial Success: Navigating Business Assumptions Effectively

Entrepreneurial Success: Navigating Business Assumptions Effectively Join us as we kick off our Skills Series for Entrepreneurs. This first quick read (about 5 minutes) delves into how rethinking assumptions can be a game-changer in business. Ready to challenge the status quo? Let’s dive in! Entrepreneurial success often hinges on how we handle assumptions in business. […]

square peg in een round hole

Square peg in a round hole Do you know the feeling when things suddenly fall in place, and you have that ‘ahaa’ moment? This is what happened to me in the last weeks. In the marketing department, we are checking on a regular basis if we are sending out the right message to reach the […]

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