14 09, 2018

What can you do with R40 and a bunch of Spinach? Ask The Spinach King

2018-09-14T10:25:09+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Articles for Teens|

What do you see? Perhaps you are down-and-out and clinging to the last cash you've got. The question is what do you see? Do you see yourself forsaken and on the verge of being overwhelmed? Do you see yourself giving in to suicidal tendencies and substance abuse at the prospects of being broke? Or do [...]

6 03, 2018

How to foster talent in the entrepreneurs of tomorrow

2018-02-20T04:12:34+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Articles for Parents|

Every page-turner starts somewhere. In many instances, successful people were not born with that innate ability to win. In order to foster talent they often need to be sharpened by mentors and committed organisations around them. […]

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 [...]

1 12, 2017

Ideas can change the world – collaboration can make them happen

2017-11-23T07:47:36+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Articles for Teens|

Have you ever woken in a state of pure ecstasy? You know… Like you’ve just cracked something significant or had an idea that can change the world? Then reality hits you. You need a lot of skills and expertise to help you make it come alive. Sometimes you can see the vision, taste it and [...]

17 10, 2017

Ushering change in the community through entrepreneurship

2017-10-13T06:00:40+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Articles for Teens|

There are many needs in our communities. Some communities are poverty stricken, full of crime or simply out of touch with the needs of residents. It is easy to list the problems, but that won't change anything. The blame game - no matter how valid - does no good. There is a tool however that is [...]

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 [...]

31 07, 2017

Changemakers – Social Entrepreneurial Collaboration

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

22 06, 2016

A countdown to the Top 5 strange businesses (you didn’t know exist)

2017-02-02T12:35:37+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

As a young entrepreneur in the making, it is unlikely that you will have escaped the often heard and repeated advice that “entrepreneurs need to spot a gap and come up with innovative creative solutions”. There’s so much more to youth entrepreneurship though than lemonade stands, dog walking services and car washing! Make no mistake, [...]

17 02, 2016

5 reasons you should start your business while still young.

2016-02-17T07:59:11+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Articles for Teens|

Many people will think you are crazy for wanting to start your own business while still young. “You are still young”, “It’s not easy”, “You could fail”, “why don’t you wait until you are older”, are some of the statements that you will hear from time to time. It is true that it will not [...]