15 08, 2017

How learners can “push” their schools to get involved in an entrepreneurial society

2017-08-04T09:36:13+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

In sandy desert parched places like Dubai – a city-state in the United Arab Emirates – people don’t depend on rain to fall from the sky before progressing with that which they aspire to do. Rather, they assemble their collective resources and expertise to grow abundant crops, even in spite of the rain, or the [...]

31 07, 2017

Changemakers – Social Entrepreneurial Collaboration

2017-07-11T06:25:38+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Articles for Teens|

Nowadays, entrepreneurship needs to be about so much more than simply dreaming up a big idea and taking the action necessary in order to turn it into a reality. It needs to be about changing the world! Unfortunately, changing the world all by yourself can be a frustrating, exhausting and lonely road. So what is [...]

10 07, 2017

Make the Most of Your Holidays: Attend the Teen Boss Event!

2017-07-11T06:24:17+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

Yeah! School’s out, well for a while at least! Which means plenty of opportunity to check out that ‘13 Reasons Why’ show on Netflix that everyone’s been talking about… or challenge your mates to a few rounds of FIFA, right? Not entirely, no! While chill time is important, especially if you’ve been working really hard [...]

19 06, 2017

Overcoming Gender Bias as a Female Entrepreneur in South Africa

2017-06-06T07:39:26+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

Despite the fact that women were granted equal rights many, many years ago, there is no denying that there is still a gender bias problem all around the globe – and South Africa definitely isn’t an exception. Not only do women generally receive lower incomes than men regardless of possessing the same skills and filling [...]

12 06, 2017

Are you Starting your Own Business for all the Wrong Reasons?

2017-06-06T07:37:48+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

When you’re passionate about something, you’re super ambitious and you want to put your unique talents to good use. Venturing out into the big, bad world and fulfilling your potential as an entrepreneur is both a rewarding and thrilling feat. The question is, is it actually possible to start a business for the wrong reasons? [...]

29 05, 2017

Moulding a Marketing Thought Process for Your Start-up Business

2017-04-24T08:58:53+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

The right marketing efforts are what will be responsible for generating leads and success for your brand new start-up business. A SWOT analysis is your starting point, as once you understand the strengths and weaknesses of your product or business, you can then take an informed look at the opportunities and threats imposed by your [...]

8 05, 2017

Entrepreneurship: The Key to Solving Unemployment in SA

2017-04-24T08:53:26+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

At the end of last year, the unemployment rate reached the highest it has been in over 13 years – definitely not good news for ambitious young South Africans looking to make something of themselves, and certainly not much motivation for our youth! A whopping 27.1% of the population is currently sitting without a job. [...]

1 05, 2017

Bringing Digital Learning into South African Townships

2017-04-24T08:51:00+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

With poor education being one of the main reasons behind the unemployment crisis facing South Africa today, many organisations and individuals are doing their best to find practical solutions in terms of overcoming this hurdle. Since the internet came into play, there has been so much information out there just waiting to be consumed. Unfortunately, [...]

17 04, 2017

5 Truths to Keep You Focused and on the Right Path

2017-03-27T09:53:29+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

So, you want to be successful? Then listen up! Here are the 5 truths that every young entrepreneur needs to hear… Failure Often Comes First Do you really think that South Africa’s best known entrepreneurs, like Vusi Thembekwayo, became successful the moment they began their business journeys? Definitely not! The old saying ‘if at first [...]

10 04, 2017

Do YOU Have the Skills that it Takes to be an Entrepreneur?

2017-03-27T09:51:16+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

While certain personality types adapt better to leadership and everything involved with becoming an entrepreneur slightly more easily than others, the truth is that with ambition, passion and perseverance, anyone can become an entrepreneur. Below, we take a look at a few of the more important skills that you will need to possess in order [...]