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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 […]

Change your goals from Success to Significance

Posted on October 26th, by spillly in Books, Business, Coaching, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

This week I had the privilege of hosting the launch event for Mike Saunders‘ book, The Five Year Mark. The book is about all the lessons learned in the first five years building Digitlab, a digital agency. You can read my review and my learnings here but those are not the most salient points for […]

The Death of Advertising Employment.

Posted on October 9th, by spillly in Books, Business, Coaching, Public Speaking. No Comments

  What a pleasure it was speaking to 65 people last week at Vega in Umhlanga on what was an untitled talk on the 4 major threats to advertising and the advertising industrials’ complex of employment. The “what the actual?” Well, I spoke on how new tech, new business, ERP software and the freelance movement […]

Are you becoming a Betterman?

Posted on October 1st, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Lifestyle, Mentoring, Public Speaking. No Comments

About a year ago I was fortunate enough to coach Erik Kruger from Betterman and have remained in contact over the past few months, watching his business grow and define its position in the market. Betterman is a website dedicated to the thinking man. The man who lives with intention. The man who takes action. […]

Email Is Ruining Your Relationships

Posted on April 6th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

I started working in my business in 1995. I had an “old fashioned” telephone with push buttons by my side and next-door in my bookkeepers office, stood two facsimile machines. I say ‘facsimile’ because I know what that is and I’m proving a point… more of that to follow.   Lets be clear. No Internet […]

Freelancing is the future of working. #Podcast

Posted on April 3rd, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Freelance. No Comments

I was fortunate enough to get back on the show Digital KungFu show again, to talk about how the global freelance market is impacting the future of business. This is a major disruptive phenomenon that is going to impact the global workforce market. We talked about why freelancing is a viable opportunity, how small businesses […]

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 […]