Is Xero right for me?

                              Like all industry leading software providers, Xero and Quickbooks are competing for your business. Even Sage have thrown their digital hat into the ring to try and...

Avoiding Burnout

In today’s “always-on” society, business owners and managers are under more pressure than ever.  Stress related workplace burnout is now recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an official medical diagnosis. Here are some tips to help to avoid burnout....

How likely are your customers to recommend you to a friend?

  How likely are your customers to recommend you to a friend? On a scale of 1 – 10, how likely are you to recommend Tyrrell and Company to a friend? This question is the basis for calculating your Net Promoter Score (NPS), and let’s face it, it’s the...

How to build trust as a manager

  In order to manage an effective team of people you need to win their trust. If employees don’t have trust in their company and their managers, they can become disengaged. This can lead to high rates of staff turnover and those who stay are likely to be...

Owning your personal development

  As a leader in your firm, you are focused on developing the people around you. But who is responsible for your own development? If you want to help your employees to grow and develop, you need to invest time in developing yourself, as a leader. In order to...

What to do when a key team member leaves

  People move jobs more frequently these days. Here’s what to do when a key team member decides to move on. As talented employees grow and develop in their careers, it is inevitable that some will decide to branch out and move to another firm. Be supportive...