20 10, 2016

Parents – Nurturing Your Teen Entrepreneur

2016-10-13T10:28:53+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

As a parent, you’ll already have figured out that there are pros and cons to having an entrepreneurially-minded child. They tend to think (and act) big and out the box, which is a wonderful thing, so long as they also remain rooted in reality. Here’s how to support them: Encourage their dreams Dreaming is part [...]

22 07, 2016

Mandela Day has been and gone, what comes next?

2016-07-22T07:20:21+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

There is life outside South Africa. Rest assured, Mzansi (South Africa) is home and the pulse of who we are. Virtues of tolerance from living in a Rainbow Nation with 11 official languages and yet one voice, make those who call this land home, a people matched to no other. Yet as an aspiring teen [...]

24 03, 2016

Parent mobilises entrepreneurial high school societies

2016-03-21T08:33:58+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Partners, Projects, Workshops|

What will you do to protect your children? Everything. What will it take to prepare your teens to be financially independent entrepreneurs? Whatever is required! When will the change commence and who will propel it? Only you as a parent can answer that question. South Africa’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2015 surged [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 02, 2016

Timeless stats from a stroll down entrepreneurial ally

2017-02-02T12:35:40+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

“Books gives you balls!” or so says Nawaal Nolwazi Mdluli, Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Kwenta Media in an interview for Teen Entrepreneur. According to Nawaal, it is absolutely important for the youth of South Africa to familiarise themselves with entrepreneurship while they are still in school. Entrepreneurial subjects and activities are important to help [...]

10 02, 2016

3 steps to move towards realizing your dreams

2016-02-10T10:17:43+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

Everyone has dreams and goals in life. Some people may call it vision. If you do not have a vision it is almost impossible to achieve anything in life. But the question is: are you actively working towards realizing your dreams? The truth is, if you want your dreams to be realized, you need to [...]

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 [...]