Spillly with 3 Ls

Category: Mentoring

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 […]

21 Signs You Should Invest In Business Coaching.

Posted on August 22nd, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

How many of these 21 points resonate with you? You cant determine what’s really important on a daily basis and aren’t even focusing on the ones you feel are. You are unsure what to do next and even what sequence to follow. You aren’t seeing the blind spots and feel you need someone to clue […]

What Do Your Agency Staff REALLY Want?

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

When a digital agency head, asked his team what they wanted the most from him and the business, he was surprised to find out it wasn’t money. This survey was sent out anonymously and the donut clearly shows that Training and Development is what millennial’s in the agency space really want. Are you brave enough […]

What is ‘Influence for Sale’ and Influencer Marketing?

Posted on May 28th, by spillly in Business, Mentoring, Motivation, Social Media. No Comments

  I was fortunate enough to be invited by Cerebra to speak on a panel this week at 27Dinners.   Influencer marketing is a new hot topic in the online marketing space and having presented a few times, to brands and agencies, on the subject and having been the target of brands as an influencer, […]

8 Ways to Make Your New Staff Onboarding Process better.

Posted on May 25th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring. No Comments

  Hiring is good–it means you’re growing. But when a company doubles or triples in size in a short timeframe, onboarding new hires can quickly derail the schedules of your managers and existing employees. How can you make sure you’re training hires to make the right decisions without slowing down the entire team?   1. […]

STOP re-inventing the wheel.

Posted on May 24th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

Across all of my clients, all of whom are business owners, there are similar frustrations relating to their businesses and growth challenges. They have all adopted the “innovation “ hype and are desperately looking for new ways to re-invent their companies, products and systems.   There is nothing wrong with innovation but not a single […]

Pecha Kucha presentation on Networking and the Value of your Network | April 2015

Posted on April 27th, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

Here is the 20 x 20 slide deck I presented in April at Pecha Kucha. If you saw it and enjoyed it, this may help you remember the juicy bits! Peka Kucha presentation on Networking and the Value of your Network | April 2015 from Brent Spilkin    

Promoting a Work-Life Balance

Posted on April 1st, by spillly in Business, Coaching, Lifestyle, Mentoring, Motivation. No Comments

We live in a competitive, constantly switched-on environment, where ‘leaving work at the office’ is virtually unheard of. Many massive corporates encourage a culture of working overtime, competing with colleagues to get ahead, and relentlessly pursuing profits to increase the organisation’s bottom line. But to what detriment does this affect employees? My aunt, who works […]