13 02, 2017

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

2017-02-17T08:53:18+00:00 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 [...]

17 03, 2016

The House That Jack, Jill or Thabile Built : How to Write a Business Plan

2016-01-13T07:55:58+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

This is your how-to down-lo on the what, the where, the why and the how of your business plan before you dive in. So find a sunny spot. Grab a notebook. Have an open mind and get writing (if you need to do research on some answers, that’s cool too). Lets’ get going by answering [...]

10 03, 2016

Reel Gardening for Real

2017-02-02T12:35:39+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

Talk about growing your business and at such a young fruitful and tender age before blossoming into an adult! Enough with the word play over-kill! Meet this cool cucumber (I promise that’s the last!) - Claire Reid, an ex-St Teresas Mercy School student who invented Reel Gardening at the age of 16. Bored one holiday [...]

3 03, 2016

You Can’t Just ‘Gooi’!

2016-01-13T07:56:11+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

So how come my wonderfully creative idea now needs to be tweaked and fiddled with? I’m sure it’s gonna be a hit. I dig it, others will too, I just wanna get going. Gooi : South African slang for ‘to do something with no thought for the consequences/to go in blind’ Easy tiger! While enthusiasm [...]

25 02, 2016

Why are teens perfectly poised to start a business?

2016-01-13T07:56:16+00:00 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 [...]

18 02, 2016

Flipping the Switch and Finding that Idea

2017-02-02T12:35:39+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Home, How To Articles|

So you know how we roll based on our previous blogs. We’re here for you. We have your back. We’re your business buds. You get the picture, for once in your life it’s all about YOU (and this is legit!) Before we rush ahead let's keep things real and for the record have in the [...]

4 02, 2016

The 5 Life Lessons Every Teen Entrepreneur Can Learn at Home

2017-02-02T12:35:40+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Home, How To Articles|

As parents of teen entrepreneurs, many of us spending a lot of time thinking of ways to better prepare our teenagers for their future. There are several life lessons that parents can use to prepare the next generation of budding business people for success. You don’t have to be an entrepreneur yourself to teach these [...]

2 02, 2016

OMG you’re looking at me?

2016-01-13T07:56:42+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Articles for Parents, Home, How To Articles|

Yup, parents it’s your turn. The spotlight is firmly on you in a supportive, nurturing kind of way, so don’t disappear and watch the telly or go for a run. We need your focused attention and commitment to partner this teen bunch on their journey. The family has the potential to be the primary breeding [...]

28 01, 2016

Whoooooooooo Are You?

2016-01-13T07:56:49+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, Home|

Nope this is not a re-run of CSI but rather an analysis of you! Feeling edgy and under the microscope? Cool coz you are a fascinating breed and it’s all we’re interested in at teen entrepreneur. Brace yourself however as you never know this could get ugly. So in the hope that I don’t get [...]