14 09, 2018

Being the new kid on the block isn’t easy – reach out

2018-09-14T10:36:00+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

If only I had a mentor... These are often the sentiments of young people who long to look up to someone cool. Yet, what if you could be that mentor? Mentoring can start at any age. It is not limited by your height, race, religious beliefs or the lack thereof. Just by welcoming the new kid [...]

14 08, 2018

Job shadowing: The missing link to propelling career development

2018-07-23T17:51:13+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Job shadowing is when you spend the workday with a professional following them to see what they do, how they do it and perhaps also getting involved as they permit. You become their "shadow" for that period of time. Here are some of the perks that come with job shadowing. Textbooks and all that gibberish [...]

5 07, 2018

5 Life Survival Tips for Young People

2018-07-10T11:23:52+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

The transition from teenager to young adult can be a daunting one, but it’s oh so exciting as well. If you choose to move out, you’ll finally get some space and freedom to come and go as you please. However, that independence brings with it a whole raft of new responsibilities. There’ll be plenty for [...]

3 07, 2018

What’s all the fuss about blogging?

2018-07-09T07:48:45+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|How To Articles|

Blogs (short for "web logs") have transformed the manner in which we tell stories. Ever since they gained popularity in the 1990s, they have dominated the digital space. Their influence in sharing digital narratives is unmatched. Through blogs, the ordinary consumer can share their personal experience and even become a social media influence. Gone are [...]

8 05, 2018

Too shy to sell, but listen well?

2018-04-27T09:14:06+00:00 May 8th, 2018|How To Articles|

It is a myth that you need to talk non-stop in order to be a good salesperson. An even bigger myth is that shy sellers who are great listeners simply won’t cut it. Entrepreneurs in the know argue that without having the skills to listen well, a great salesperson simply cannot be. It is not [...]

27 02, 2018

First impressions count – how to make an impact

2018-02-20T04:07:23+00:00 February 27th, 2018|How To Articles|

People need people. – There’s no other way to say it. At some point in life, you may realise that you need to network and work with others in order to make your big dreams a reality. Yet, there are billions of other people who also have dreams. In order to be heard, you need [...]

4 12, 2017

Top confidence boosters and confident strategies

2017-11-23T07:48:03+00:00 December 4th, 2017|How To Articles|

Have you ever had a great idea, but didn’t know how to get the world to listen? There are moments in life when you know you have stumbled upon something different, but don’t know how to get your point across. You may feel shy, scared and are doubting your self-confidence. Here are some tried and [...]

27 11, 2017

How to prioritise self, community and entrepreneurship

2017-11-23T07:08:26+00:00 November 27th, 2017|How To Articles|

It never ends. The rat race. You pretty much move on from a nappy bag to a kiddie bag, school back pack to laptop bag and some trade this for a nursing sack with all the medication for the elderly. We are constantly evolving and caught up with stuff. Students often say that they just [...]

24 10, 2017

Selling solutions for money and recognition

2017-10-13T06:05:45+00:00 October 24th, 2017|How To Articles|

Self-employment is not another word for unemployment. Likewise, not all entrepreneurs are game changers or will cut it. You can have a great idea, but unless you make it sustainable and relevant; you're just passing time. It does not take much to qualify as an entrepreneur, but for the corporate world and our competitive counterparts [...]