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Carol Roth is a national media personality, ‘recovering’ investment banker, investor, speaker and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Entrepreneur Equation. She is a judge on the Mark Burnett (Shark Tank, The Voice, Survivor, The Apprentice) produced technology competition series, America's Greatest Makers, airing on TBS and Host of Microsoft's Office Small Business Academy show. Previously, Carol was the host and co-producer of The Noon Show, a current events talk show on WGN Radio, one of the top stations in the country, and a contributor to CNBC, as well as a frequent guest on Fox News, CNN, Fox Business and other stations. Carol's multimedia commentary covers business and the economy, current events, politics and pop culture topics. Carol has helped her clients complete more than $2 billion in capital raising and M&A transactions. She is a Top 100 Small Business Influencer (2011-2015) and has her own action figure. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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3 Tips for Jumping Over Common Business Hurdles

Most entrepreneurs and business owners start off their ventures with unbridled optimism about the smooth road to success that lay ahead. But soon, they realize that the path ahead is more like an obstacle course than a freshly-laid yellow brick road with flashing neon signs pointing […]
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50 Great Black Friday and Holiday Offer Tips

Black Friday and the holiday season in general is often the most profitable time of year for many businesses. But, with so many businesses competing for those same shopping dollars and customers, how do you make your holiday offers stand out from the competition? Well, we […]
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5 Ways for Small Businesses to Win Business Through Agility

I frequently remind small business owners that flexibility and agility are important advantages when going against large competitors. But, what does that actually mean? Here are 5 things that your small business can do to be more agile than most huge conglomerates. And here’s a hint […]
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40+ of the All-time Greatest Leaders

Great leadership is one of the most important keys (if not the most important!) to having a successful business. But, what are the defining characteristics that make a leader great? In that spirit, we have asked the incredible CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, advisors […]
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3 Tips to Rev Up Your Productivity

When productivity is running high in your business, it’s like a well-oiled engine. But, when productivity starts to lag, it can cause your business to slow down or all-together seize up and grind to a halt. So, when your business engine is starting to show some […]
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How Not To Network: The Worst Networking Mistakes

Networking is an essential aspect of almost all successful small businesses. But, what you shouldn’t do when networking can be just as important as what you should do. So that you can avoid these networking fails, we have asked the fantastic CarolRoth.com contributor network of business […]
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3 Tips to Rocket-Launch Your New Product or Service

It’s a common challenge for most small businesses- how do you get the word out about your amazing new product or service offering? You want your launch to blast out of this world, but are worried that it will just fizzle out. So, how do you […]
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20+ Small Businesses That You Should Know

Here at CarolRoth.com, we love to shine the spotlight on the small business community, because there are so many amazing small businesses out there that get it right when it comes to customer service, quality, branding and more. So, with that in mind, we asked the […]
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Summer Reading List: Must-Read Business Books

Summer is here and we’re all ready to spend our days sipping margaritas pool-side. So, while you’re having fun in the sun, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of must-read business books for your summer reading list. These are recommendations from the fantastic CarolRoth.com contributor network of […]
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A Call to the President to Take Action on Violence

As I sit and watch the events of this week—and truly this entire year—unfold, I like many others are deeply saddened, frustrated and angry.  We’ve seen the horrific shooting of Philando Castile, who, by all accounts, appeared to be a cooperative passenger during a traffic stop, […]
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