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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

26 09, 2016

The 5 challenges facing teen entrepreneurs

September 26th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Youth unemployment in South Africa is high. It is not just a matter of number crunching, but something that we see in our communities. Idle youth and the constant strikes for more jobs and opportunities speak to this end. Teen entrepreneurship is one way of standing up against youth unemployment. It boosts confidence, promotes independence [...]

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 [...]

12 09, 2016

Top 8 Myths about Teen Entrepreneurship

September 12th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Topical Articles|

When it comes to busting myths, it’s important to delve into the myths that are so widely entrenched into our society. Here are the ultimate seven myths that many teen entrepreneurs wrongly accept as truth or fact. Myth 7: All you need is an idea An idea alone will do you no good. You need [...]

12 08, 2016

Power up your startup with these 3 great tips

August 12th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Seriously, who doesn’t want to be a millionaire? As a teen entrepreneur you won’t be phased by South Africa’s battles with high unemployed youth figures. In fact, you could just be part of the solution as a job creator. Yet, while many are motivated to become teen entrepreneurs, you don’t often hear how to actually [...]

5 08, 2016

How to make money on social media

August 5th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, You-Tube; chances are you have a social media account and/or know someone who does. Teens are notorious for spending extended periods of time online, checking and updating statuses, commenting, tagging and everything in between. What if, rather than just lingering online, you could cash in on your social media? Here are our [...]