Your living room is often the space in which you spend the majority of your waking day-to-day life when you aren’t working, which means that...
Needless to say, South Africans have needed a bit of a pick-me-up in recent times. Enter the Ndlovu Youth Choir. This incredible choir of young, talented South Africans is uplifting local communities with song. They recently released a brand-new singalong in the form of ‘Jolene’ – country superstar, Dolly Parton’s, greatest hit. At the time [...]
You’re a young, ambitious teen still in high school and trying to decide what path you would like to follow once you finish matric. You have been offered an opportunity to embark upon an internship in your free time, but there’s only one problem. The internship is unpaid. Do you accept? Or look for a [...]
If only If only I had a laptop, my own bedroom, better nutrition, family support, a safer community, or money - surely I would have been far by now. How many times does "if only" keep us grounded and unable to progress in life? For Siyamthanda Mtyeku, "if only" was never an option. Even sharing [...]
The Covid-19 pandemic has profoundly disrupted life as we know it. Crucially, it is disproportionately affecting our youth and driving up our already dire youth unemployment rate. South Africa’s future relies on the collective contribution that our youth are going to make to business and society...
As an entrepreneur you probably already have your head screwed on right and know a thing or two about business and finances. You will have written out a business plan before starting out in the business world, or barring that, you will have created a discernible outline of how you would like to run your business as it starts up.
Anxiety is a reality, particularly in times of crisis. In as much as digital media can be riddled with facts and unproven conspiracy theories, the realities of the Covid-19 crisis cannot be disputed. Schools have closed. Gigs are cancelled. Playing and chilling with friends in person is a thing of the past. Meeting up with [...]
In this post, I am going to bring that point to life with a case study on Brendan Cox, a 19-year-old entrepreneur I recently met, that has founded 10 different successful businesses to date, which collectively grew his $900 loan from his mother into $250,000 of profits today.
Perhaps there is truth in the Indonesian proverb that states that "a firm tree does not fear the storm." In a hurricane, it helps to be grounded and surrounded by people who will look out for your good, encourage, protect and support you. When the winds of life howl, you'd better have an army of [...]
It’s so inspirational to learn about other young entrepreneurs’ success. This month, we’re delving into Lethabo Mokoena’s story – a young Corporate Communications graduate from Daveyton. The Stepping Stones that Led to the Birth of Walk Fresh Lethabo obtained his Bachelor’s Degree at the University Of Johannesburg and, after spending a few years on campus, [...]