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The Future of Work Meetup Event at Spin Street House in Cape Town

Posted on June 6th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

Those of you that know and follow me see that I’m a big proponent of Freelancers being a major piece of the global workforce in the near future. Along with Flexyforce.com and Spin Street House in Cape Town, I delivered a 20-minute piece on why Freelancers are not being protected, how they can fix this, what […]

BZZZZ. Its the Digital Swarm in Cape Town.

Posted on June 6th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

Once again, I was invited to speak at Vega Cape Town to the Digital Swarm crowd on Freelancers and the future of agency – it’s not all doom n gloom! So what are the 4 biggest threats to creative agencies? Catch me at the Joburg Leg of this event in July. For more details brent@whatthefreelance.com

TOUCH! A new(ish) platform to educate the creatives in Jozi!

Posted on June 6th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Public Speaking. No Comments

Speaking to young hungry creative minds always keeps me young [relevant] and in the know as to what the general Zeitgeist of the creative culture and mindset is in Johannesburg. Gotta love a tough Q&A crowd. Here are some great images from the evening! see you at the next one.

How Businesses Can Leverage the Gig Economy

Posted on May 21st, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Motivation. No Comments

The gig economy is growing and by 2020, one in five workers will be freelance or on contract — this according to the EY Global Contingent Workforce Study. A fancy new name for freelancing in the digital era, the gig economy refers to the growing workforce of freelancers working ‘gigs’ — tasks performed as once-off jobs. […]

The top 8 things advertising agencies should be doing to build their business models around freelancers

Posted on May 21st, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Mentoring. No Comments

Not too long ago, agencies hid freelancers behind the curtain as they quietly pumped out work. Today, success requires you to view freelancers as strategic assets. With the growing gig economy and technology making it so easy to work remotely, it is becoming irrelevant whether a worker is a freelancer or belongs to permanent staff. […]

#PODCAST! with Kojo Baffoe on Kaya FM

Posted on March 16th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

Take the 47 minutes and 49 seconds to listen to what was a great interview with Kojo on the gig economy, the freelance workforce and starting a small business.  

The pleasure of being on Radio 2000 with a fellow Freelancer

Posted on February 24th, by spillly in Coaching, Freelance, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

On Monday the 19th February 2018, I once again had the honour of chatting to Ernest Pillay on the Drive Time Experience on Radio 2000. Ernest is a gentleman and a fellow freelancer who took a keen interest in the WTF [What The Freelance] book and course that is running now at Vega Schools. I have to say, they also […]

The Sunday Morning Media Show with Ashraf Garda + Spillly

Posted on February 17th, by spillly in Books, Business, Freelance, Mentoring, Public Speaking. No Comments

Last Sunday morning, I was given the pleasure of speaking to Ashraf on SAFM on his freelance career and the challenges he faced and often still faces as an independent professional. The conversation covered aspects of the current economic situation is SA and how the education system is letting people down in the entrepreneurial space. For more […]

The Speed of Feed – Insights into Facebook and Instagram

Posted on February 17th, by spillly in Business, Mentoring, Motivation, Public Speaking, Social Media. No Comments

On the 1st of February, Vega School and Growing Pains Business Coaching hosted a very insightful talk by Mr Aviv Weil, the head of creative workshop at Facebook Africa. Some of the human insights and stats are stagering! Aviv shared global trends to several digital agency heads and about 150 team members that currently are involved […]

The Gig Economy with Kojo Baffoe on Kaya FM

Posted on February 9th, by spillly in Books, Business, Freelance, Public Speaking. No Comments

    Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to the Kaya FM audience on the #LifewithKojoBaffoe show. The topic was centred around the current economic climate and how this is growing the small entrepreneurs and the freelance economy. With Kojo being a freelancer most of his life, the conversation was frank and honest pointing at the clear […]