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8 05, 2017

Entrepreneurship: The Key to Solving Unemployment in SA

May 8th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

At the end of last year, the unemployment rate reached the highest it has been in over 13 years – definitely not good news for ambitious young South Africans looking to make something of themselves, and certainly not much motivation for our youth! A whopping 27.1% of the population is currently sitting without a job. [...]

1 05, 2017

Bringing Digital Learning into South African Townships

May 1st, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

With poor education being one of the main reasons behind the unemployment crisis facing South Africa today, many organisations and individuals are doing their best to find practical solutions in terms of overcoming this hurdle. Since the internet came into play, there has been so much information out there just waiting to be consumed. Unfortunately, [...]

22 04, 2017

The Importance of Nurturing Entrepreneurship Learning from an Early Age

April 22nd, 2017|Articles for Parents|

Over the last decade or so in South Africa, there has been a massive focus on the encouragement of entrepreneurship, as well as developing the spirit and drive necessary to succeed, within our local youth. That said, this focus often comes about too late. Ultimately, nurturing entrepreneurship learning within a child and teen’s formative years [...]

17 04, 2017

5 Truths to Keep You Focused and on the Right Path

April 17th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

So, you want to be successful? Then listen up! Here are the 5 truths that every young entrepreneur needs to hear… Failure Often Comes First Do you really think that South Africa’s best known entrepreneurs, like Vusi Thembekwayo, became successful the moment they began their business journeys? Definitely not! The old saying ‘if at first [...]

10 04, 2017

Do YOU Have the Skills that it Takes to be an Entrepreneur?

April 10th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

While certain personality types adapt better to leadership and everything involved with becoming an entrepreneur slightly more easily than others, the truth is that with ambition, passion and perseverance, anyone can become an entrepreneur. Below, we take a look at a few of the more important skills that you will need to possess in order [...]

3 04, 2017

Young Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Helpful Apps You Need to Download

April 3rd, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Being a successful entrepreneur means taking responsibility for ensuring that your products and / or services are up to scratch, pleasing your customers, multitasking on a daily basis, and everything else in between. Although it may sound overwhelming there are many sources of support and guidance, and it makes sense to use all of the [...]

27 03, 2017

SA Teen Entrepreneurs Make Us Proud at the Sage Summit 2017

March 27th, 2017|General|

The Sage Summit is an anticipated yearly training, learning and networking event for business owners across the country. It provides entrepreneurs, both young and old, with the opportunity to talk to other experts, preview new technology (software, apps etc.), get inspired and expand their networks. Basically, it’s where one will find everything necessary in order [...]

12 01, 2017

Champion Leaders required – do you fit the bill?

January 12th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

They say that people are born leaders, but this isn't always the case. By focusing on developing certain characteristics and qualities, anyone and everyone can become a leader! The question is, are you champion leader material? Let's find out... Are you proactive? Great leaders don't sit around waiting for opportunities to find them. They get up [...]

5 01, 2017

Be a Bold Teen Entrepreneur

January 5th, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Being an entrepreneur is about so much more than simply having a great idea – it is about doing everything in your power to make that idea work! Bold teen entrepreneurs have a vision and, most importantly, they have a plan. They don’t wait for opportunities to come their way… they create their own opportunities. [...]

15 12, 2016

The chicken or the egg – are you a leader or a follower?

December 15th, 2016|Articles for Teens|

Why settle for anything less than being totally awesome? Why let other people dictate your journey when you can navigate it yourself? Why be a follower when you can be a leader instead? Don’t get us wrong – being a leader doesn’t mean going it alone. After all, a leader isn’t a leader unless he [...]