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.

By Robert Curry On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

How to Hire and Manage a Strong Management Team

Many Business Owners do not know how to hire and manage a strong management team. FOR MANY YEARS, I HAVE BEEN DOING TURNAROUNDS OF DISTRESSED COMPANIES to make my clients’ businesses profitable. I believe More...

By Robert Curry On Monday, June 8th, 2020

How Do You Know When Your Company Has Turned Around?

At my most recent successful turnaround, four months after I started the engagement, the owner and I had the following conversation at the weekly management meeting. The accounting manager displayed the More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, May 10th, 2020

Poor Leadership and No Accountability

Poor Leadership and No Accountability –  I was the President / CEO of a family-owned wholesale distribution business that was in existence for over 60 years. The company sold tobacco, candy, and More...

By Robert Curry On Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Mastermind Groups help Business Owners!

By: Robert S. Curry Mastermind Groups help Business Owners! Being a business owner is the loneliest job in the world. You can’t discuss your problems with your staff or family. A mastermind group More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Take care of Superstar Employees!

Take care of Superstar Employees! Take care of Superstar Employees! In several of my articles, I wrote about a weak employee on the management team. I usually recommend to either replace the person or train More...

By Robert Curry On Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Time to Set Your Personal and Professional SMART Goals

Time to Set SMART Goals By: Robert S. Curry Yes, it is time to develop your personal and professional SMART goals again. Unfortunately, if you are like 97% of those who do set goals, you are prepared with More...

By Robert Curry On Monday, April 27th, 2020

When Do You Need A Lawyer?

When do you need a Lawyer? By: Robert S. Curry When do you need a Lawyer? The Federal and State courts have become very complicated. It is tough, if not impossible, for a “non-lawyer” to navigate More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Stay Close to Your Banker

By: Robert Curry Stay Close to your Banker –  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 More...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, April 19th, 2020

Make the Tough Decisions, Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand!

By: Robert Curry Make the tough decisions, don’t bury your head in the sand! Because I worked in the turnaround industry, I learned that the primary reason why an owner hired me as a “turnaround More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Only the Owner Signs Checks

By: Robert Curry Only the Owner Signs Checks – The business owner should be the only check signers of the company’s bank accounts. My client, the owner of a $65 million company, had a Controller More...