2 01, 2018

Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught In Schools

2017-12-14T12:30:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Featured Articles|

Most schools nowadays teach Business Studies / Economics to students. The sad reality though, is that while this subject does indeed focus on the ins and outs of starting and managing a business, it does not teach our ambitious children and teens what it really means to be an entrepreneur. It does not teach them [...]

27 11, 2017

How to prioritise self, community and entrepreneurship

2017-11-23T07:08:26+00:00 November 27th, 2017|How To Articles|

It never ends. The rat race. You pretty much move on from a nappy bag to a kiddie bag, school back pack to laptop bag and some trade this for a nursing sack with all the medication for the elderly. We are constantly evolving and caught up with stuff. Students often say that they just [...]

31 10, 2017

Starting young – the entrepreneurial success story of “Zesty Zandra”

2017-10-13T06:22:15+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Articles for Teens|

What would you do if you were a pre-teen and your parents refused to buy you your favourite lip balm? Or worse, your skin reacted to the body butters that were supposed to leave it soft and silky smooth? Would you sulk, get mad, complain or share your “stingy parent struggles” on Facebook? Well, for [...]

24 10, 2017

Selling solutions for money and recognition

2017-10-13T06:05:45+00:00 October 24th, 2017|How To Articles|

Self-employment is not another word for unemployment. Likewise, not all entrepreneurs are game changers or will cut it. You can have a great idea, but unless you make it sustainable and relevant; you're just passing time. It does not take much to qualify as an entrepreneur, but for the corporate world and our competitive counterparts [...]

12 10, 2017

Confidence – How to pitch an idea

2017-10-12T11:15:52+00:00 October 12th, 2017|How To Articles|

We all know them; that English, LO or Biology teacher who uses comical gestures, weird voices and popping eyelids to get us to remember Shakespearean phrases and rather crude parts of our bodies. They make for great extended lunch break conversations and potentially viral Gifs (those funny little videos you share on WhatsApp). Yet what you [...]

3 10, 2017

Top 25 ways to making your first R1

2017-09-12T09:49:56+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|How To Articles|

Many teens, leaders and parents come to this platform in search of advice on entrepreneurship and practical ways in which to make money. One question we often get in the feedback sessions at our many initiatives, is that after all the training, all the motivation and ideas; how do you actually get started in making [...]

26 09, 2017

Connor vs McGregor – the biggest fight ever gives hope to many

2017-09-12T09:39:51+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

There’s something refreshing about refining your skills to the extent that you are the very best. Your gift, when polished, will bring you before kings, captains of industry and the world at large. At the end of August 2017, the world assembled to watch the much anticipated fight between "Connor vs McGregor". Two internationally acclaimed [...]

12 09, 2017

Fabulously South African flagship female entrepreneurs – how to follow in their footsteps

2017-09-12T08:02:35+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

At Teen Entrepreneur we don’t need Women’s Month (August) or Female Founders Month (May) to acknowledge the role of women in entrepreneurship. While we celebrate and encourage everyone to make positive change in the entrepreneurial sphere, we also play our bit in mobilising marginalised groups, such as disadvantaged, women and children. Here are 3 extraordinary South African [...]

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 [...]

24 07, 2017

How Young Entrepreneurs Will Contribute to South Africa’s Transformation

2017-07-11T06:25:22+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Articles for Parents|

There is much emphasis placed on the importance of championing entrepreneurialism within the local youth for each individual’s own personal benefit, and for increasing the chances of a brighter future. […]