13 07, 2021

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship

2021-06-30T12:43:30+02:00July 13th, 2021|Articles for Teens|

The road to success as an entrepreneur is far from smooth, and there are many pitfalls to avoid along the way. Of course, it helps to know what these pitfalls actually are so that you’re fully prepared to side-step them when the time comes. With that in mind, here’s a quick round-up of the most [...]

7 04, 2020

Fast-acting, socially conscious startups can benefit during a crisis 

2020-04-03T12:22:17+02:00April 7th, 2020|How To Articles|

COVID-19 is changing the world as we know it. Schools, universities, workplaces, restaurants, hotels and churches have been closed, and socially constructed norms are being challenged like never before. Suddenly remote workers and home-schooled kids have the advantage as we rewrite what community means in the presence of a global village that promotes social distancing [...]

31 10, 2019

Are you a wantrepreneur or an entrepreneur?  

2019-10-31T13:42:26+02:00October 31st, 2019|Articles for Teens|

Are you a true entrepreneur at heart, or simply a wanna-be entrepreneur (wantrepreneur) who just can’t quite manage to pull it off? We’re sure it’s the former, but just in case -  here are the main differences between the two. Belief Entrepreneurs have confidence and a strong belief in themselves but, unlike wantrepreneurs, they know [...]

22 02, 2019

Shared characteristics of great entrepreneurs 

2019-02-05T11:40:20+02:00February 22nd, 2019|Articles for Teens|

Not all entrepreneurs are created the same. Some wither and give in at the slightest resistance. And yet, others reinvent themselves and come up stronger, even when counted out and left to wilt. What is it that separates ordinary entrepreneurs from the great ones? We'd like to think that it is these characteristics. Relentless Entrepreneurship [...]

15 10, 2018

4 Do’s and don’ts to fight unemployment

2018-10-04T18:26:13+02:00October 15th, 2018|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

You don't need to be a rocket scientist to realise that unemployment is a problem in South Africa. You see the protests on TV and hear about it all the time in the speeches of leaders canvassing for votes. A quick drive in certain neighbourhoods portrays it; there are unemployed youth loitering all hours of [...]

22 08, 2017

Best business startup ideas for the modern day entrepreneur

2017-08-04T09:34:57+02:00August 22nd, 2017|Articles for Teens|

What are you naturally inclined to, to the extent that you would consider doing it even without getting paid? Passion, detail and solutions; those are the must-haves for any prospective modern day entrepreneur. Here are 6 business startup ideas to get you started on your entrepreneurial journey. Social media management We live in a time where [...]

31 07, 2017

Changemakers – Social Entrepreneurial Collaboration

2017-07-11T06:25:38+02:00July 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 [...]

29 06, 2016

The rise of the African youth entrepreneur

2017-02-02T12:35:37+02:00June 29th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Regardless of your age, where you live or even which school you attend, at one point or another you will have heard about Mark Shuttleworth, the South African entrepreneur who ventured into space. The question though is how much do you actually know about his success in business? Did you know for example that Shuttleworth [...]

24 06, 2016

Mission Possible – #TeenBoss Ignition

2017-02-02T12:35:37+02:00June 24th, 2016|Articles for Teens, Uncategorized, Upcoming Workshops|

There’s something about being a boss that calls for a degree of respect from peers and even older folks, but understand that respect is earned and not guaranteed. It’s got nothing to do with age or structural hierarchy. A “natural” boss is someone who inspires and instills confidence in others, instinctively. Being the leader comes [...]

10 02, 2016

3 steps to move towards realizing your dreams

2016-02-10T10:17:43+02:00February 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 [...]

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