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Category: Mentoring

My Top 5 Business Books of 2016

Posted on October 29th, by spillly in Books, Business, Lifestyle, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

  Before we begin with the list you want to read here are 5 quick truths about my reading habits: The volume of books I’m reading on average is decreasing due to both the limited spare time I have as well as the increased online articles I’m consuming. I have become a little bored with […]

BUSINESS INSURANCE IS YOUR BUSINESS

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

Most small business owners are so caught up with running their company that they don’t think about planning for the unexpected. Nevertheless, short term insurance (classified because your needs change over time) should be high on any entrepreneur’s to-do list.   The type of insurance you need depends on your business and the replacement value […]

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. 1 Comment

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 […]

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 […]

Relationships are reality for Influencers

Posted on September 25th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Social Media, Twitter. No Comments

Before web 2.0 and the rise of social media, influence was exclusive to a privileged few who held unrivalled sway over public opinion. Today, individuals on social media get to pick and choose who and what they listen to and those who once had little chance of being heard can now broadcast their messages across […]

What is a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)?

Posted on August 26th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. No Comments

    An SOP is a procedure specific to your operation that describes the activities necessary to complete tasks in accordance with industry regulations, provincial laws or even just your own standards for running your business.   Any document that is a “how to” falls into the category of procedures. In a manufacturing environment, the […]