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 [...]

24 09, 2015

PRIVATE SECTOR CONTRIBUTION BOOST FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE WESTERN CAPE!

September 24th, 2015|Home, Topical Articles|

Entrepreneurship is fast becoming a key pillar in the growth of the South African economy. While the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report released in January this year shows that conditions that support the South African Entrepreneurial ecosystem have slipped and that fewer adults are involved in entrepreneurial activity, it is widely understood that entrepreneurship is [...]

13 03, 2014

Finding the Fit

March 13th, 2014|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, General, Topical Articles|

Deep breath … because this is certainly key to your entrepreneurial success story.  So how does one go about identifying that fit?  That niche market that favours your entrepreneurial spirit? Craig Falck at Africa Report www.africareport.com puts it well saying, “Someone experiences that ‘light bulb above the head’ moment, where they identify a portion of [...]

6 03, 2014

Oh laaaaaaaawd won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?

March 6th, 2014|Articles for Parents, General, Topical Articles|

Agreed, I’m digging deep with this analogy but bear with me. Is it daddy’s responsibility to hand 16 year old Meg the Mercedes Benz on a silver platter aka ‘My Sweet Sixteen”?  Or should dad rather be the enabler to encourage Meg (whose friends all drive Porches remember so the pressure is on) to rather [...]