who we are
We create. we solve. we grow.
We are a collective of experienced business, marketing and creative professionals who operate at the value intersection of big management consultancies and marketing agencies. Here we get stuff done with measurable impact - quickly and cost effectively.
Being a virtual network allows us to deliver value without the corporate burden of overheads and long lead times. We have a unified belief in creativity, simplicity and relevance. This allows us to deliver the detail so that you can focus on growth.
In short, we are:
inspired by a little girl’s curiosity
When she was very little, she struggled to pronounce words, but that did not stop her from creating her own language. Words like ‘video’ conveniently became ‘billybo’.
“I want to watch a billybo daddy!”, she would often shriek with curious delight.
She loved asking questions about everything: “What’s this?, how does it work?, why?, why not?”
Over the years her natural curiosity grew. She began to realise that seeking the talents of others could help her answer questions and get stuff done better, faster and smarter.
Today we derive our inspiration from this little girl’s confidence. Just like her, to keep asking questions until, “aha!”, something really cool happens - a problem is solved, an opportunity is realised and most importantly, someone is happy.
getting stuff done with impact
We blend the art and science of strategy, brands and people into a single, cohesive solution that adds measurable and sustainable value to any business challenge or opportunity.
“Strategy is a bridge of decisions between a company's purpose and its performance.”
- Mike Joubert
“People build brands like birds build nests, from the sticks and straws they chance upon.”
- Jeremy Bullmore
“You don’t build a business. You build people and then people build the business.”
- Zig Ziglar
what we stand for
We believe in the future of south africa
We are committed to making a measurable contribution to a positive future for South Africa. Our belief is that the creation of new enterprise, and the growth of businesses are fundamental to this future.
We are dedicated to help companies - big and small - to deliver on its full potential by providing them with the experience, skills and inspiration to be better.
We like working with clients who believe in profits through principles and value through values.
We believe in leaving a person or product in a much better place than where we found them.
We love what we do and we love having fun while we do it. Our best work always has a happy soundtrack.
what we do
WE combinE HUMAN insights with experience & skill,
which makes us PRETTY DAMN GOOD AT:
We facilitate strategy and brand workshops. We develop business strategy, brand strategy, digital strategy and people strategy against clearly defined growth objectives and key result areas.
We inspire bold creative concepts and use best -in-class design tools to implement engaging brand stories. We develop brand purpose, brand positioning, brand architecture, Brand CI and digital engagement.
We have the network and experience to find great talent, develop people and create strong teams. We specialise in change management and culture. We facilitate leadership development and culture workshops.
We provide basic strategy consulting and tools to help entrepreneurs accelerate their business. We develop value proposition, brand purpose and cost effective marketing plans for a start-up business.
Our awesome people
Our people's people
"To me, marketing is about values. This is a very complicated world; it’s a very noisy world. And we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. No company is. And so we have to be really clear on what we want them to know about us."
- Steve Jobs