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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 currently an on-air contributor for the national cable television station CNBC, the pre-eminent name in business news, and 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. Carol 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 &2012) and has her own action figure. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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That Post About Sexuality, the Workplace and the Award

I originally posted some of the following story about two years ago.  With the continual discussion of the “war on women” and also some fairly inappropriate things (and by things, I mean people) that I have encountered recently, I thought I would share it as a Read More

Has Your PR Firm or Pro Jumped the Shark?

PR can be very valuable for businesses and experts to establish credibility, raise your profile and sometimes even get new customers.  However, with public relations being an art and not a science and with the landscape changing so much over the past few years, many PR Read More

Customer Service: 4 Easy Ways to Deal with Difficult Customers

If you are familiar with my work at all, you know that I talk a lot about providing outstanding service to your customers and building customer loyalty. But it can be a big challenge for any business to provide that high level of customer service when Read More

Three Free Google and Facebook eBooks to Supercharge Your Business

If you follow me regularly, you know that I am into providing value.  So, through a partner of mine, I have gotten access to three different eBooks that focus on leveraging Google and Facebook in your business.  Note, this is an affiliate relationship, but the books Read More

Exclusivity: You’re Doing it Wrong

Retailers use all kinds of methodologies to create perceptions to drive sales.  Sometimes it’s the perception of exclusivity or limited items to create demand.  Other times it’s creating the illusion of a bargain or a “must-have” deal.  However, there is a new methodology that I came Read More

The Chutes and Ladders Guide to Business Success

Do you remember the board game of Chutes and Ladders?  I often feel like the path to success is very much like that. Moving along through milestones in your business journey is like advancing a space on the Chutes and Ladders board. There are certain opportunities Read More

Big Data: Google Thinks That I’m a Dude and Target Thinks That I’m Pregnant

In the era of Big Data, companies are making a fortune out of selling information to other companies.  However, what are those companies really paying for?  Is it worth it and what does it do to customer relationships? I don’t mind getting information for stuff that Read More

Tips for Increasing Website Traffic

So… you’ve got a website and great products/services to sell- now what? For many of us, getting visitors to our websites can be a real struggle, so I’ve asked the CarolRoth.com contributor network of experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to provide their best tips for increasing website Read More

What Doesn’t Kill You Will Make You Stronger

This blog is extremely personal and is a bit of a departure from my normal fare.  However, mindset is so critical to success, that I felt compelled to share it with you. My senior year at Wharton and The University of Pennsylvania was a grueling one.  Read More

Stress: 3 Tips to Achieve More Work Life Balance

Achieving the elusive “work life balance” that so many of us strive for can be a real struggle for most entrepreneurs and business owners. And with access to technology so ever-present and home offices becoming more and more prevalent, the line between work and personal life Read More
 
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