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10 08, 2020

5 Fabulous tips for female founders in Women’s Month

2020-08-03T08:44:29+02:00August 10th, 2020|Featured Articles|

Hey girl boss, fancy yourself a Fempreneur? (That’s hashtag-speak for female business owner!) Being a female entrepreneur comes with a unique set of challenges. We can’t get away from the fact that the world, and especially the business world, is largely dominated by men. As a result, many young women in business struggle to have [...]

3 08, 2020

Young entrepreneur, a female ‘Popeye’ farmer from Kayelitsha is helping her community thrive!

2020-07-30T13:09:13+02:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles for Teens|

According to the cartoon, spinach makes Popeye strong. Maybe in South Africa, Swiss chard makes you even stronger? This certainly seems to be the case for 27-year-old Ncumisa Mkabile, a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha in Cape Town. Her small farming business is growing from strength to strength - providing her family with an income while [...]

28 07, 2020

Why is Mentorship so Important in Our Youth?

2020-07-02T11:22:57+02:00July 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We all understand the importance of setting a good example. Children and teens imitate what we do, not what we say. It is the same concept that goes hand in hand with actively mentoring South Africa’s youth. Below, we highlight the reasons why mentorship is such a vital aspect of nurturing great young minds, and [...]

21 07, 2020

How to know if your business idea is good or not

2020-07-02T11:15:32+02:00July 21st, 2020|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Got an idea for a new business, but not sure if it will work or not? Now more than ever (during the time of Covid-19) young entrepreneurs have many opportunities to begin new businesses, but also need to be more conscious and careful when it comes to planning and developing their business idea. There are [...]

14 07, 2020

Tech Matters: The Most In-Demand Programming Skills

2020-07-02T11:07:50+02:00July 14th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

Are you, like most other high school students, contemplating what you want your life to look like following matric? There is no doubt that you will have dreams about starting your own business. However, in order to do that, you will need to bolster your skills. Gain some experience in the working world, and then [...]

7 07, 2020

Entrepreneurship during COVID-19 – Businesses that defied the odds

2020-07-02T10:57:20+02:00July 7th, 2020|Featured Articles|

How do you keep a small business alive during the coronavirus pandemic? By being innovative and pivoting your products and services to keep up with the new normal. Entrepreneurship during Covid-19 is very different to what it was before the pandemic. Even with more relaxed lockdown restrictions, many business owners are still limited in how [...]

2 07, 2020

The Ndlovu Youth Choir Lifts the Nation with Song

2020-06-23T14:39:53+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Needless to say, South Africans have needed a bit of a pick-me-up in recent times. Enter the Ndlovu Youth Choir. This incredible choir of young, talented South Africans is uplifting local communities with song. They recently released a brand-new singalong in the form of ‘Jolene’ – country superstar, Dolly Parton’s, greatest hit. At the time [...]

30 06, 2020

Here’s Why it Pays to Complete Unpaid Internships

2020-06-23T14:40:21+02:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

You’re a young, ambitious teen still in high school and trying to decide what path you would like to follow once you finish matric. You have been offered an opportunity to embark upon an internship in your free time, but there’s only one problem. The internship is unpaid. Do you accept? Or look for a [...]

23 06, 2020

Networking – Why entrepreneurs must network with people, and machines

2020-06-23T13:57:26+02:00June 23rd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

They say networking is not for everybody. That it's a gift you have or don't have. They say so long as you can interact with your peers and people in general, you're okay. What they often don't tell you is that networking gets easier and better with practice and living in a world where artificial [...]

18 06, 2020

Siya Mtyeku – “Nothing is impossible” 

2020-06-23T13:51:58+02:00June 18th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

If only If only I had a laptop, my own bedroom, better nutrition, family support, a safer community, or money - surely I would have been far by now. How many times does "if only" keep us grounded and unable to progress in life? For Siyamthanda Mtyeku, "if only" was never an option. Even sharing [...]

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