17 08, 2020

The Future of Online Learning

2020-08-24T10:49:03+02:00August 17th, 2020|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, General|

The future of online learning in South Africa is a hot topic at the moment – what are the benefits and challenges? We investigate. COVID-19 and lockdown have highlighted the importance of embracing the power of digital when it comes to salvaging and strengthening learning opportunities for local students. The many benefits of this teaching [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 2020

Tech Matters: The Most In-Demand Programming Skills

2020-07-02T11:07:50+02:00July 14th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

Are you, like most other high school students, contemplating what you want your life to look like following matric? There is no doubt that you will have dreams about starting your own business. However, in order to do that, you will need to bolster your skills. Gain some experience in the working world, and then [...]

2 07, 2020

The Ndlovu Youth Choir Lifts the Nation with Song

2020-06-23T14:39:53+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

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 [...]

23 06, 2020

Networking – Why entrepreneurs must network with people, and machines

2020-06-23T13:57:26+02:00June 23rd, 2020|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

They say networking is not for everybody. That it's a gift you have or don't have. They say so long as you can interact with your peers and people in general, you're okay. What they often don't tell you is that networking gets easier and better with practice and living in a world where artificial [...]

18 06, 2020

Siya Mtyeku – “Nothing is impossible” 

2020-06-23T13:51:58+02:00June 18th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

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 [...]

16 06, 2020

7 things to consider in preparing for a post-Covid world

2020-06-18T10:04:57+02:00June 16th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

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...

5 06, 2020

This Is Why You Should Invest In Gold As An Entrepreneur

2020-06-05T14:57:20+02:00June 5th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

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.

20 05, 2020

You are not alone – dealing with anxiety during a time of crisis

2020-05-14T11:56:34+02:00May 20th, 2020|Articles for Teens|

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 [...]

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