10 11, 2020

Is a business plan essential to starting a business?  

2020-10-30T11:56:09+02:00November 10th, 2020|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Thinking of starting a business? If so, you will have probably been told to craft a comprehensive business plan. The question is, how important is a business plan really? And what should a good quality business plan include? We investigate below. Is a business plan actually that important? In short, yes. A business plan acts [...]

12 10, 2020

Idea Generation: Turning Everyday Issues into Potential Business Ventures

2020-10-06T09:32:20+02:00October 12th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

Great business ideas rarely just fall into your lap or simply pop into your head. So, how are they created? Many entrepreneurs might start by thinking about cool products that they could make or how to put their existing talent and passion to good use to provide specific services. However, an even better place to [...]

22 09, 2020

Finding the Silver Lining: Every Crisis Comes to an End Eventually 

2020-08-31T15:38:59+02:00September 22nd, 2020|Articles for Teens|

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a mammoth impact on the world as we know it, especially from a health and finance perspective. A significant economic downturn is just one of the consequences brought about as a result of the virus. And the reality is that the suffering economy is having an effect on entrepreneurship, too. [...]

8 09, 2020

7 business ideas for young teen entrepreneurs

2020-09-03T15:11:08+02:00September 8th, 2020|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Who says you need to be a grown-up to start your own business? Teen entrepreneurs have loads of skills that they can use to begin making money right now! All you need is a great idea, and the motivation to make it happen. So if you want to launch a small business, but you’re out [...]

24 08, 2020

A Guide to Future-Focused Business Planning

2020-10-30T11:48:17+02:00August 24th, 2020|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, General, How To Articles|

It’s all about living in the moment – until you start a business, that is. Planning for the future when you own a small business can help you to better navigate the challenges still to come. Future-focused business planning will also help you to adequately prepare to embrace the opportunities that are likely to present [...]

17 08, 2020

The Future of Online Learning

2020-08-24T10:49:03+02:00August 17th, 2020|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, General|

The future of online learning in South Africa is a hot topic at the moment – what are the benefits and challenges? We investigate. COVID-19 and lockdown have highlighted the importance of embracing the power of digital when it comes to salvaging and strengthening learning opportunities for local students. The many benefits of this teaching [...]

3 08, 2020

Young entrepreneur, a female ‘Popeye’ farmer from Kayelitsha is helping her community thrive!

2020-07-30T13:09:13+02:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles for Teens|

According to the cartoon, spinach makes Popeye strong. Maybe in South Africa, Swiss chard makes you even stronger? This certainly seems to be the case for 27-year-old Ncumisa Mkabile, a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha in Cape Town. Her small farming business is growing from strength to strength - providing her family with an income while [...]

21 07, 2020

How to know if your business idea is good or not

2020-07-02T11:15:32+02:00July 21st, 2020|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Got an idea for a new business, but not sure if it will work or not? Now more than ever (during the time of Covid-19) young entrepreneurs have many opportunities to begin new businesses, but also need to be more conscious and careful when it comes to planning and developing their business idea. There are [...]

14 07, 2020

Tech Matters: The Most In-Demand Programming Skills

2020-07-02T11:07:50+02:00July 14th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

Are you, like most other high school students, contemplating what you want your life to look like following matric? There is no doubt that you will have dreams about starting your own business. However, in order to do that, you will need to bolster your skills. Gain some experience in the working world, and then [...]

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