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Annapolis , MD
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

InterimCEO Network Publishes Articles Written by John Collard
InterimCEO Network Publishes Articles-of-Interest by John Collard

Interim Management -- Turnaround Management – Leadership -- Investing



InterimCEO Network published to their library several Articles that were written by John M. Collard, turnaround specialist, interim CEO manager, and private equity advisor. These articles cover the topics: Benefits of Interim Management, Warning Signs of Trouble in a Company, Phases and Actions in the Turnaround Process, Working With Turnaround Managers, Investing in Distressed Companies, Value Creation Model, Change Leaders to Accomplish a Turnaround, Mission Statements That Lead, Incentive-Based Management, and Defense Conversion. See links detail below.


Bring Them On Board: Benefits of Interim Management
Written by John Collard
C-Level Executives Can Make the Difference
Experienced management is one of the most important factors behind the success of any business. Many managers have ample enthusiasm and energy, but often lack the knowledge and experience needed to sidestep easily avoided Read more...

Steering Clear of the Brink: Early Warning Signs Pinpoint Business Troubles  -- Changing Leadership Style to Accomplish a Turnaround
Written by John Collard
Whether you are an investor, serve on a board of directors, own or manage a company, you face business risks. All of the stakeholders accept additional risk when the company is heading for trouble. Balancing these risks can cause a predicament. By recognizing some early Read more...

Managing Turnarounds in Times of Crisis: Phases and Actions To Accelerate the Recovery Process
Written by John Collard
There is a process

Recover & Preserve Value: Working Successfully With Turnaround Professionals
Written by John Collard
The turnaround of a business in financial distress involves managing the business and its problems. The process is time consuming and requires a special set of skills. The problems of the business are often compounded by owners or management who are facing financial distress for Read more...

Looking for the Exit: An Approach to Investing in Underperforming Companies
Written by John Collard
Professionals guiding investors or looking to invest in underperforming companies themselves should be aware of what to look for and how to execute. The key to returns from investing in underperformers is building an enterprise with the sole purpose of selling it at maximum Read more...

Built to Sell - Value Creation Model
Written by John Collard
Valuing a company is the easy part; creating that value in the first place so you can measure it is a more formidable task. Create a Value Equation to build Worth into your company. Determining value is more art form than science. True value can only be established at the Read more...

All Leaders Are Not Created Equal: To Save the Company — Change the Leadership Style
Written by John Collard
Crisis and transition demand change -- the first true step toward recovery.
In time of crisis and transition, who can handle the crisis management role? This is a predicament. At such a turning point, clear thinking must prevail and a special set of skills must be Read more...

Mission Possible: Six Questions Your Mission Statement Should Answer
Written by John Collard
A Proper Mission Statement Provides an Understanding of Future Growth Directions
Does your company have a mission statement? If so, feel confident in knowing that the company is in a select group of companies that have engaged in this forward-thinking activity. But Read more...

Incentive-Based Management Compensation: If You Want Results, Show Them The Money!
Written by John Collard
Business owners looking to find a way to share the wealth with those required to help create it have an option in incentive compensation (IC). This concept rewards performance and teamwork that produce results. If you are willing to invest in realistic incentives Read more...

Defense Conversion – Myth or Mystery? How To Avoid Minefields in the Marketplace
Written by John Collard
Defense manufacturers that head blindly into uncharted territories are asking for peril.
The nation's shift to a peace-time economy is forcing many companies into a real battle for increased sales. Their defense conversion efforts may be a matter of new products, new Read more...


About the Author:

John M. Collard is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), and a Certified International Turnaround Manager (CITM), who brings 35 years senior operating leadership, $85M asset and investment recovery, 40+ transactions worth $780M+, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, and advise company boards, litigators, institutional and private equity investors. John has on many occasions parachuted in as the Interim CEO or senior executive to turn around a trouble entity.  John is Chairman of Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (410-263-9100, www.StrategicMgtPartners.com ) in Annapolis, Maryland.  John is an inductee into the Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall Of Fame, honoring those individuals whose outstanding contributions have increased the stature and respect of our industry. John is Past Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).  John is among the Regional Manufacturing Institute's Constellation of Stars 2010, honoring those individuals whose outstanding contributions have advanced the Maryland Manufacturing industry, and saved jobs in Maryland. John is the 2010 Prince George's Business Leader of the Year.

About the Firm:

Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (www.StrategicMgtPartners.com 410-263-9100)  is a turnaround management firm specializing in interim management and executive CEO leadership, asset and investment recovery, corporate renewal governance, private equity advisory, and investing in underperforming distressed troubled companies.  SMP helps clients restore value to troubled companies, prepare entities for 'cash out' at maximum value, recover assets for fund investors, support litigation, and invest private equity into distressed opportunities.  The firm has been advisor to Presidents Bush (41 & 43), Clinton, Reagan, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, governance, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 20+ years of service to its clients. SMP was named Maryland's Small Business of the Year, and received the Governor's Citation, Governor Martin J. O'Malley, The State of Maryland as a special tribute to honor work in the areas of turning around troubled companies and saving jobs in Maryland.  Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine has twice named SMP among the 'Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms'.  American Business Journals named SMP among the Most Active Turnaround Management and Consulting Firms in Baltimore, Washington, and the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards named SMP as Boutique Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year .

Strategic Management Partners, Inc.: turnaround managers ready to run troubled companies, recover assets from investments gone bad, advise boards of directors and investors on company viability in distressed situations.  We provide strong interim and operational leadership, strategic planning, financial, defense conversion, sales and marketing acumen developed building organizations in large and small companies, including President of public & private middle-market companies providing solutions to Commercial, Federal, International markets. Enterprises range from start-up to $100+mil. Industry expertise: Manufacturing; Job Shop; Engineering Services; Computer Processing/Services/Software/Integration; Communications; Defense Electronics; Aerospace; Federal Government Contracting; Systems Integration; High-Tech; Finance; Marine Services; Real Estate Development; Construction; Fabrication; and Printing.

About the Publication:

The InterimCEO Network Library is a publication of InterimCEO/InterimCFO Network. InterimCEO is the worldwide network of interim, contract, and project executives. www.InterimCEO.com

Reprinted with permission. InterimCEO Network, 2011. Copyright 2011, Strategic Management Partners, Inc. 410-263-9100




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Social Media:

John M. Collard on Facebook at  http://www.facebook.com/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on LinkedIn at  http://www.linkedin.com/in/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on Twitter at  http://twitter.com/JohnMCollard

InterimCEO Network:

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John M. Collard
Strategic Management Partners, Inc.
Annapolis, MD