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Category: Motivation

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 […]

Radio Interview: What The Freelance and the Vega School Course on Power FM with Thabiso Tema

Posted on February 3rd, by spillly in Business, Freelance, Motivation, Public Speaking. No Comments

Push play…   Catch the 10-minute interview with Thabiso Tema and Spillly on Power FM talking about the mini-MBA for Creative and Digital Freelancers. For more info on the WTF and Vega School course for freelancers check out THIS LINK.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Things. 7 Days.

Posted on December 16th, by spillly in Lifestyle, Motivation. 4 comments

I’m not a daddy blogger and when I do blog it’s usually only about business, but seeing as though I had my first child last week and have time to think [between feeding and changing nappies] I have compiled a short list of thoughts that have crossed my mind. So, here are 7 things I […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]