Corporate Issued Credit Cards

By: Robert S Curry  I do not believe in distributing corporate credit cards to the management team or employees. Let me explain why. I have had two transactions with employees that have convinced me that if you own a company, it is not a wise decision to issue your employees a company credit card. I was the President / CEO of a large corporation More...

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By Robert Curry On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Control Over the Paperwork

By: Robert S Curry  If you don’t have control over the paperwork, your company will lose money! – The owners of an HVAC company hired me to do a profit improvement engagement. The company designed More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Check Your Suppliers’ Prices, or Pay Too Much!

By: Robert S Curry  Check Your Suppliers’ Prices, or Pay Too Much! One of my clients received a letter from a vendor announcing a price increase of 7% in 60 days. Due to this vendor’s letter announcing More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Black Friday

This story is about a Black Friday at the paper company. Some years ago, I was hired to do a turnaround of a paper manufacturer. The company manufactured one product, hanging file folders. The business was over More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Check References or Hire the Wrong Person!

You have two choices, check references the candidate’s or hire the wrong person! A close friend, the President of a large university, told me a story about one of his employees. The employee was a full-time More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Always Pay the Company’s Payroll Taxes First!

Always Pay Payroll Taxes First before you pay any other vendors, without exception. My client, after he signed the turnaround agreement, told me that he had a surprise for me. I shared with him that I hate surprises. More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Accounts Receivable Collections – Improving Your Results!

Accounts receivable collections always seem to be a problem with most of my clients. An excellent procedure to improve accounts receivables collections is to have your collection employees call the clients earlier. More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

A Will, a Trust for Your Children, and Insurances

A Will, Trust, Life Insurances. 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, More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, January 19th, 2020

A Secret to Help You Get Back to Sleep

A secret to help you get back to sleep! There are many evenings that I go to bed and wake up in the middle of the night. After I come back from the little boy’s room, I try to go back to sleep but can’t. More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Drill Sargent Manager

Drill Sargent Manager  Drill Sargent Manager – Recently, I started a new turnaround consulting engagement. My client is an off-road vehicle supply company. The company manufactures, sells, and installs off-road More...