12 01, 2017

Champion Leaders required – do you fit the bill?

2016-12-08T08:51:22+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

They say that people are born leaders, but this isn't always the case. By focusing on developing certain characteristics and qualities, anyone and everyone can become a leader! The question is, are you champion leader material? Let's find out... Are you proactive? Great leaders don't sit around waiting for opportunities to find them. They get up [...]

5 01, 2017

Be a Bold Teen Entrepreneur

2016-12-08T08:45:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Being an entrepreneur is about so much more than simply having a great idea – it is about doing everything in your power to make that idea work! Bold teen entrepreneurs have a vision and, most importantly, they have a plan. They don’t wait for opportunities to come their way… they create their own opportunities. [...]

15 12, 2016

The chicken or the egg – are you a leader or a follower?

2017-01-03T09:30:56+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Articles for Teens|

Why settle for anything less than being totally awesome? Why let other people dictate your journey when you can navigate it yourself? Why be a follower when you can be a leader instead? Don’t get us wrong – being a leader doesn’t mean going it alone. After all, a leader isn’t a leader unless he [...]

3 11, 2016

Make Technology Your Friend

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

Once upon a time, back when your parents were young teens, they didn’t have access to the level of technology available today. Imagine life without Google or a mobile device!! Luckily, you don’t have that problem. Instead, your challenge is to figure out which of the myriad of online tools to use to build and [...]

27 10, 2016

Dream It then Do It

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, How To Articles|

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, you probably have a lot of ideas floating around in your head. That’s a great start – after all, nothing would exist if someone didn’t first have a great idea and imagine it becoming reality. It’s not enough though: in order to make your dream happen, you need to consider [...]

13 10, 2016

Will You Be at the Grand Finale?

2016-10-13T10:27:10+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Perhaps you’ve admired Vusi Thembekwayo for his public speaking prowess – he was recently named one of the top 12 international speakers, adding to his other incredible achievements, or entrepreneurial thought leader Rapelang Rabana, co-founder of Yeigo Communications and recently chosen as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, or even Siyabulela Xuza, who [...]

3 10, 2016

Troubled teen? So was Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

There’s a peculiar underlying thread that cuts across successful entrepreneurs. One so unusual, your headmaster may not completely approve of such an article; and perhaps with good reason because this article borders on troubled teens (pun intended). However, rather than commenting on personal opinions, Prof Ross Levine of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group [...]

26 09, 2016

The 5 challenges facing teen entrepreneurs

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

Youth unemployment in South Africa is high. It is not just a matter of number crunching, but something that we see in our communities. Idle youth and the constant strikes for more jobs and opportunities speak to this end. Teen entrepreneurship is one way of standing up against youth unemployment. It boosts confidence, promotes independence [...]

19 09, 2016

First time fails you didn’t know about these successful entrepreneurs

2017-02-02T12:35:37+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Young entrepreneurs are bombarded with success stories of how top entrepreneurs got it right. It can be discouraging to the average guy or girl particularly when popular culture keeps punting perfection. The reality is that many flagship entrepreneurs had dismal fails sometime in their career before hitting it big. Here are some of those less [...]

12 09, 2016

Top 8 Myths about Teen Entrepreneurship

2016-09-12T09:30:40+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Topical Articles|

When it comes to busting myths, it’s important to delve into the myths that are so widely entrenched into our society. Here are the ultimate seven myths that many teen entrepreneurs wrongly accept as truth or fact. Myth 7: All you need is an idea An idea alone will do you no good. You need [...]