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22 07, 2016

Mandela Day has been and gone, what comes next?

July 22nd, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

There is life outside South Africa. Rest assured, Mzansi (South Africa) is home and the pulse of who we are. Virtues of tolerance from living in a Rainbow Nation with 11 official languages and yet one voice, make those who call this land home, a people matched to no other. Yet as an aspiring teen [...]

29 06, 2016

The rise of the African youth entrepreneur

June 29th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Regardless of your age, where you live or even which school you attend, at one point or another you will have heard about Mark Shuttleworth, the South African entrepreneur who ventured into space. The question though is how much do you actually know about his success in business? Did you know for example that Shuttleworth [...]

24 06, 2016

Mission Possible – #TeenBoss Ignition

June 24th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Uncategorized, Upcoming Workshops|

There’s something about being a boss that calls for a degree of respect from peers and even older folks, but understand that respect is earned and not guaranteed. It’s got nothing to do with age or structural hierarchy. A “natural” boss is someone who inspires and instills confidence in others, instinctively. Being the leader comes [...]

22 06, 2016

A countdown to the Top 5 strange businesses (you didn’t know exist)

June 22nd, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

As a young entrepreneur in the making, it is unlikely that you will have escaped the often heard and repeated advice that “entrepreneurs need to spot a gap and come up with innovative creative solutions”. There’s so much more to youth entrepreneurship though than lemonade stands, dog walking services and car washing! Make no mistake, [...]

15 06, 2016

The perks of being your own #TeenBoss

June 15th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Uncategorized|

We could tell you that South Africa has one of the highest numbers of youth unemployment in the world, but chances are you’ve already figured that out. There's something brave that just can't be ignored about youth. We commemorate June as Youth Month to honour a generation of youth who arose 40 years ago to call for a [...]

10 06, 2016

Top 7 inspirational quotes every teen entrepreneur should live by

June 10th, 2016|Articles for Teens|

There comes a time when you need to motivate yourself from the inside out. Sometimes in the journey of becoming a successful teen entrepreneur, you must resuscitate yourself in the midnight hour. You may need to amputate friendships, harmful addictions and activities that kill your innovation. Make no mistake, it is not an easy route [...]

27 05, 2016

So you’ve got a startup – what’s next?

May 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Nothing hurts like talking to yourself about your awesome startup. Teens can come up with the most innovative and creative entrepreneurial ideas, implement them and start something significant, but many forget that it takes effort (and a marketing strategy) to spread the word. You trade your social life for this dream, do due diligence, work [...]

18 05, 2016

Simple guide to cashing in on your hobby

May 18th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Many can answer the question of what their hobbies are, but when it comes down to coming up with a million-rand business idea, brain-freeze often creeps in. What if the two did not need to be apart and you could cash in on that very thing that you so dearly love and regard as a [...]

14 04, 2016

Teen Entrepreneurs – everything or nothing

April 14th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

When no one dares to believe in your start-up business idea and it seems like even legislation has conspired against you… Do you have the staying power to press on even after being written out? Teen entrepreneurs who make it big are the ones who manage to harness some sort of dynamite energy within them. [...]