Robert Curry

Robert Curry is an author, seasoned business coach, and successful turnaround specialist. Earlier in his career, he served as President and CEO of three different companies, the largest with annual sales of more than $1 billion dollars - all which experienced successful turnarounds under his management. In the late 1990s, he started his turnaround consulting firm, and for the past twenty years, he has turned around more than seventy distressed companies in many different industries helping each to establish a strong management team and become profitable. He has published two books: "From Red to Black" and "The Turnaround." He resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife, Esther.

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By Robert Curry On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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A list of the Benefits of Micro-Managing your staff!

Robert Curry A list of the Benefits of Micro-Managing your staff! Before listing all the benefits of being a micro-manager, I will itemize a few characteristics of this management style. If these traits sound a More...

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By Robert Curry On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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A 90-day Probationary Period for New Hires.

Robert Curry A 90-day Probationary Period for New Hires. Whenever I hire a new employee, I always use the 90-day probationary period policy. The 90-days gives you the chance to watch the employee and decide if you More...

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By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Overtime is a Profit Killer!

  Robert Curry Overtime is a Profit Killer! I have seen overtime pay kill companies’ profitability. The issue is employees will squeeze 40 hours of work into 50 hours, so they get paid time and one-half the More...

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By Robert Curry On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Make Your Salespeople Hunters!

  Robert Curry Make Your Salespeople Hunters – The very first turnaround that I did, I was the President/CEO of a computer distributor that sold hardware, software, and service. There were 17 salespeople More...

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By Robert Curry On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Reconcile Company Checking Accounts!

Robert Curry Reconcile Company Checking Accounts immediately when received in the mail. One of my clients, ABC Grocery, was a wholesale grocery “franchisor” that had twelve franchised stores. The franchisor’s More...

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By Robert Curry On Sunday, January 14th, 2018
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Bankruptcy Attorney!

  Robert Curry My client, Smith, and Co., needed the services of a Bankruptcy Attorney. The owner, John Smith, had a problem because one of his largest customers filed bankruptcy. The customer owed my client More...

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By Robert Curry On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Know who you are partnering with!

  Robert Curry Know who you are partnering with! One of my clients referred me to a doctor that needed my help. The referral was a doctor who had sold his medical practice. Then he had a team of computer programmers More...

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By Robert Curry On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Management by Wandering Around to Increase Profits!

  Robert Curry Management by wandering around is good because it increases profits. This is “code” for get up from your desk and go see what all your employees are doing and if they are being productive? If More...