Spillly with 3 Ls

Category: Coaching

Innovation and disruption labs exposed.

Posted on March 20th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. No Comments

At first Google ruined our perception of culture and set standards so ridiculously high that most business in South Africa doesn’t even attempt to fix their culture because the bar has been set so high. Now with their skunkwork’s “Solve for X” and the acquisition of Idealab Google have outsourced the smart thinking and can […]

THE FIVE YEAR MARK by MIKE SAUNDERS #Bookreview

Posted on January 18th, by spillly in Books, Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

  In 1989, Mr Lacy-Smith, my youthful English school teacher taught me only 2 things that I will never forget; KIS(S) Keep It Simple (Stupid) Life is tough, Africa is tough, and this is Africa! (“Africa” was his cane when corporate punishment was still a thing!) The Five Year Mark keeps to the KIS(S) principle […]

Who is SAM?

Posted on September 14th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

  You have heard the saying, “It’s cheaper to retain a client than it is to acquire a client,” right? Well, it is and if you are in the business of keeping your business thriving, then holding your clients close for a very long time is crucial to your company’s survival.   This is where […]

How To Identify A Team Players In Your Agency

Posted on May 16th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. No Comments

The best leaders seek out A players for every area of their business. This is not a problem for the most successful and profitable businesses. But your company, especially if it’s a startup, might not have the financial ability to hire A players for every position. So what can you do to find these people […]

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A PEOPLE STRATEGY.

Posted on March 12th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. No Comments

  People are critical for any business to effectively transform it’s strategy into action. Ensuring that you have the right people to drive your business strategy is what will differentiate you from your competitors and ensure that existing customers are retained and that new customers are easily acquired. People buy from other people, not companies. […]

PRUDENCE SPRATT | TECH-STRAORDINARY ENTREPRENEUR #Proudprofile

Posted on February 9th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation, Social Media. No Comments

Her Twitter bio describes her as a lover of “all that is tech” – and it’s easy to understand why – tech has been part of her life since before she was even born! Whilst pregnant with Prudence, her mother – a former computer trainer – met Bill Gates at a Trade Show in Sydney. […]

Meet Anna-Belle Durrant | Creative Director and Blogger #ProudProfile

Posted on February 1st, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation, photography, Social Media. No Comments

His name was Michael Marshal. It was 2007 and we were sitting in the back row of an Ethics lecture. Michael lent over and asked: ‘Are you on Facebook?’ to which I replied ‘No I’m on Myspace, Facebook is probably never going to be a thing.’ This moment has always stuck with me although I […]

Following my Curiosity. #ProudProfile

Posted on January 26th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Motivation. No Comments

My life’s motto is: ‘follow your curiosity’, from a very young age I have always believed in the freedom and fulfillment of questioning everything. Hi, My name is Tiisetso Skosana. I am a young woman with a passion for Africa, Décor and Storytelling- through Visual Arts and Writing. When I am not running my business, […]

Digital Business Entrepreneur, DigitLab CEO and Founder, Mike Saunders #Proudprofile

Posted on January 12th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Motivation, Social Media. No Comments

When Mike isn’t working he can be found playing guitar badly, banging a drum loudly and singing songs he doesn’t know the words to. Occasionally found at sunrise or sunset on the side of a mountain or beach taking a photograph. A braai and wine enthusiast he spends most of his weekends spending time with […]

Get Shit Done.

Posted on November 13th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. 2 comments

I have heard it several times from numerous successful business owners and MD’s that they would unquestionably always hire Grit over skills and experience.   It was Justin Spratt who once told me that in his interview process he tries to establish a high GSD factor. Being a business coach I should know what a […]