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 groceries to convenience stores from Maine to South Carolina. When I joined the company, it was in severe financial trouble: Poor Leadership More...

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By Robert Curry On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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 their More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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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
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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
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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...

By Robert Curry On Sunday, April 12th, 2020
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Receivables are as Important as Cash!

Receivables are as important as cash! As a business owner, it is imperative that you stay close to the accounts receivables.  Receivables are one step away from being cash and cash is always “King” More...

By Robert Curry On Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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Keep Your Inventory Balance as Low as Possible!

By: Robert Curry This article is a true story out of my first book: From Red to Black – A Business Turnaround! Always keep your inventory balance as low as possible but not to the point that it More...