Robert Curry

Robert S. 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 published his first book: From Red to Black – A Business Turnaround – The Matter of ABC Shutters. He resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife, Esther.

By Robert Curry On Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Take Care of Your Superstar Employees!

Take care of your Superstar Employees! In several of my articles, I have written about the weak individual on the management team. My suggestions are to either replace the person or support/train them to grow to More...

By Robert Curry On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Never Provide Company Credit Cards to Employees

Never provide company credit cards to your employees. Never provide company credit cards to your employees.  One of my turnaround clients, a geotechnical engineering firm had over 180 pick-up trucks for their More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

It is Okay to Ask for Help!

Robert Curry It is okay to ask for help. Asking for help is a sign of your strength, not a weakness! When I was growing up in the business world, there were, to the best of my knowledge, no Business Coaches. There More...

By Robert Curry On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Best Hiring Practices

Robert S. Curry You’ve heard it said; Begin with the end in mind. In this case, the “end” is having a great management team and a profitable company. Below is an exert from my next book that is an absolute More...

By Robert Curry On Monday, January 29th, 2018

A will, a Trust for Your Children, and Life Insurance

Robert S. Curry Are you like many other people and don’t have a will, a trust for your children, and the proper amount of life, disability, and long term care insurance? For all my clients, I have a list of More...

By Robert Curry On Friday, January 26th, 2018

Are You Working IN Your Business or ON Your Business?

Robert Curry Most small business owners tend to work in their business and never take the time to work on their business. They have excellent knowledge of their product or service, but usually, have little experience More...

By Robert Curry On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Keep Your Friends Close and Your … Banker, Closer!

Robert Curry When your company is having financial problems, the last thing you feel like doing is talking to your banker. However, your business would suffer if your bank did not renew your line of credit. So, More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Look at Your Business With Fresh Eyes!

Robert Curry Early in my career, I was recruited to be the Corporate Controller for a large public company in Philadelphia. Two weeks after I started my job, the company also hired a new President. In my first meeting More...

By Robert Curry On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Management by Wandering Around to Increase Profits!

Management by Wandering Around to Increase Profits! Robert Curry Management by wandering around is “code” for get up from your desk and go see what all your management team and employees are doing. If More...

By Robert Curry On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Listen More During an Interview, and Talk Less!

Robert Curry Listen more and talk less is the best way to learn! One of my clients was going to hire a young attorney to work for his law firm. He asked me to participate in the interview process. He told me that More...