20 10, 2016

Parents – Nurturing Your Teen Entrepreneur

As a parent, you’ll already have figured out that there are pros and cons to having an entrepreneurially-minded child. They tend to think (and act) big and out the box, which is a wonderful thing, so long as they also remain rooted in reality. Here’s how to support them:

Encourage their […]

13 10, 2016

Will You Be at the Grand Finale?

Perhaps you’ve admired Vusi Thembekwayo for his public speaking prowess – he was recently named one of the top 12 international speakers, adding to his other incredible achievements, or entrepreneurial thought leader Rapelang Rabana, co-founder of Yeigo Communications and recently chosen as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, […]

3 10, 2016

Troubled teen? So was Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg

There’s a peculiar underlying thread that cuts across successful entrepreneurs. One so unusual, your headmaster may not completely approve of such an article; and perhaps with good reason because this article borders on troubled teens (pun intended).

However, rather than commenting on personal opinions, Prof Ross Levine of the Haas Economic […]

19 09, 2016

First time fails you didn’t know about these successful entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs are bombarded with success stories of how top entrepreneurs got it right. It can be discouraging to the average guy or girl particularly when popular culture keeps punting perfection.

The reality is that many flagship entrepreneurs had dismal fails sometime in their career before hitting it big. Here are […]

29 06, 2016

The rise of the African youth entrepreneur

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 […]

5 03, 2014

Smart Thinking for Crazy Times!

If you get light headed when it comes to profound Latin translations then you may want to take a seat.

‘Primus Inter Pares’ meaning ‘first among our peers’ is the mantra for Headboy Industries Inc and its captain, Ludwick Marishane. There is nothing more profound than being able to say entrepreneurship […]

27 10, 2013

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26 08, 2012

Creating a New Generation of Entrepreneurs

Instilling a culture of entrepreneurship in teenagers

With such high unemployment among young people in South Africa, there is great need to rethink strategy. SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation was formed specifically to instill a culture of entrepreneurship in teenagers . Its findings have been both eye opening and challenging. SA Teen […]

2 04, 2012

Global Change Makers

Stop!  Halt!  Pull yourselves towards yourselves.  All this teen talk is so fabulously focused but lets’ consider other points of view and approaches.  Have you heard of a social entrepreneur?  No, not jolling with your china’s or your china’s china’s in a new party venue; this in fact is a […]