2 09, 2021

Entrepreneurial mindset | Mind over Matter

2021-09-03T07:17:34+02:00September 2nd, 2021|Articles for Teens|

The benefits of having an entrepreneurial mindset The road to success as an entrepreneur is rarely smooth or predictable. There will be times when you’re exhausted, over-worked, and completely overwhelmed. In these instances, ‘mind over matter’ matters! Here’s a quick look at the many benefits of adopting and nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset. Learn from failure [...]

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 [...]

26 01, 2021

The fourth industrial revolution in a post-COVID economy

2020-12-22T10:58:35+02:00January 26th, 2021|Articles for Teens, Uncategorized|

You’ve heard about the Industrial Revolution, but what about the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Let’s break it down, and explain what it means for you as a young entrepreneur! A couple of hundred years ago, the First Industrial Revolution introduced coal, water and steam to mechanise production. That allowed the Second Industrial Revolution to kick in [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

7 07, 2020

Entrepreneurship during COVID-19 – Businesses that defied the odds

2021-07-08T17:22:23+02:00July 7th, 2020|Featured Articles|

How do you keep a small business alive during the coronavirus pandemic? By being innovative and pivoting your products and services to keep up with the new normal. Entrepreneurship during Covid-19 is very different to what it was before the pandemic. Even with more relaxed lockdown restrictions, many business owners are still limited in how [...]

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