27 05, 2016

So you’ve got a startup – what’s next?

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Nothing hurts like talking to yourself about your awesome startup. Teens can come up with the most innovative and creative entrepreneurial ideas, implement them and start something significant, but many forget that it takes effort (and a marketing strategy) to spread the word. You trade your social life for this dream, do due diligence, work [...]

18 05, 2016

Simple guide to cashing in on your hobby

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Many can answer the question of what their hobbies are, but when it comes down to coming up with a million-rand business idea, brain-freeze often creeps in. What if the two did not need to be apart and you could cash in on that very thing that you so dearly love and regard as a [...]

14 04, 2016

Teen Entrepreneurs – everything or nothing

2017-02-02T12:35:38+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

When no one dares to believe in your start-up business idea and it seems like even legislation has conspired against you… Do you have the staying power to press on even after being written out? Teen entrepreneurs who make it big are the ones who manage to harness some sort of dynamite energy within them. [...]

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 [...]

1 03, 2016

Young entrepreneurs you just have to know

2016-02-03T13:53:54+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Most of us are familiar with the name Mark Zuckerberg, one of the wealthiest people in the world who started Facebook when he was a young college student. If, on the other hand you are more of a music fundi – a Justin Bieber (or rather a Bielieber) fan – you will know him for [...]

23 02, 2016

7 Uncommon things every successful teen entrepreneur somehow knows

2016-02-03T13:49:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

A lot has been asked about what sets people aside. Take two friends from the same school; in a decade, one can be a junkie or perhaps trying to hustle and be employed until they retire. Another can be a world acclaimed entrepreneur. Some accredit it to resilience, the ability to bend back into shape [...]

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 [...]

9 02, 2016

5 Tips to awaken the “Thought Leader” in you

2016-02-03T13:39:05+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

What’s a Thought Leader you may ask? They are the guys who influence the world. They are not the manual labour peeps or the ones sitting in corporate houses being told what to do… Thought Leaders are what you can sort of refer to as ‘Captains of Industry’. They don’t just go with the flow, [...]