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 [...]

27 02, 2017

How You Can Help Drive Entrepreneurship in South Africa

February 27th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

Entrepreneurship is not only important when it comes to building confidence and self-esteem within a young individual, it is also important for the future growth and development of our beautiful country as a whole. Unfortunately, over the years, South Africa’s entrepreneurial activity has started to dwindle and has recently reached an all-time low. It is [...]

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 [...]

8 12, 2016

Guiding our Youth – Are you Mentor Material?

December 8th, 2016|Articles for Parents|

Life skills have to be learnt and a good mentor acts as a transition in guiding youth from adolescence into adulthood, something that often gets left behind as school leavers move on with their lives. Whether a young teen is already confident and feels comfortable expressing himself / herself in front of others, or whether [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

24 03, 2016

Parent mobilises entrepreneurial high school societies

March 24th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Partners, Projects, Workshops|

What will you do to protect your children? Everything. What will it take to prepare your teens to be financially independent entrepreneurs? Whatever is required! When will the change commence and who will propel it? Only you as a parent can answer that question. South Africa’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2015 surged [...]

1 03, 2016

Young entrepreneurs you just have to know

March 1st, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Most of us are familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg, one of the wealthiest people in the world who started Facebook when he was a young college student. If, on the other hand you are more of a music fundi – a Justin Bieber (or rather a Bielieber) fan – you will know him for [...]

25 02, 2016

Why are teens perfectly poised to start a business?

February 25th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, Home|

Forget the cliché, all teenagers are the same. They all want to check their Facebook status all day, watch TV and snapchat their buds. Not so fast. In fact, four in 10 people between the ages of eight and 21 dream of starting their own businesses one day, according to a survey conducted by Harris [...]