13 02, 2017

Teachers and Principals – It’s Time to Do Your Part!

February 13th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, General, Home|

As teachers and principals, the youth of today and entrepreneurs of tomorrow are in your hands. You hold the key to their futures and it is up to you to do everything you possibly can in order to inspire, motivate and mentor these leaders of the future! South Africa is home to so much potential [...]

3 11, 2016

Make Technology Your Friend

November 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

Once upon a time, back when your parents were young teens, they didn’t have access to the level of technology available today. Imagine life without Google or a mobile device!! Luckily, you don’t have that problem. Instead, your challenge is to figure out which of the myriad of online tools to use to build and [...]

27 10, 2016

Dream It then Do It

October 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, you probably have a lot of ideas floating around in your head. That’s a great start – after all, nothing would exist if someone didn’t first have a great idea and imagine it becoming reality. It’s not enough though: in order to make your dream happen, you need to consider [...]

20 10, 2016

Parents – Nurturing Your Teen Entrepreneur

October 20th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

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 dreams Dreaming is part [...]

13 10, 2016

Will You Be at the Grand Finale?

October 13th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

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, or even Siyabulela Xuza, who [...]

3 10, 2016

Troubled teen? So was Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg

October 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

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 Analysis and Policy Group [...]

19 09, 2016

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

September 19th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

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 some of those less [...]

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 [...]

5 03, 2014

Smart Thinking for Crazy Times!

March 5th, 2014|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, General|

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 rocks with a real [...]