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.
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
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
If you are one of the 3.1 million and counting people who have seen the viral video du jour, Caine’s Arcade, you were probably both touched by the story and inspired at the ingenuity of the 9-year old boy who’s eponymous cardboard arcade showcased true talent, Read More
We live in a time of business tactics. Companies and individuals get so caught up in a project, idea or tool, that they forget about strategy. Strategy tests purpose and goals and also thinks through opportunities and pitfalls. When you put into place tactics without strategy, Read More
There’s a big white elephant in the room (or sometimes a tiny white elephant in the room) and that is size. You keep hearing people say that size doesn’t matter- in business, in social media, sometime in boxer briefs- but let’s call it like it is- Read More
I like to share inquiries of individuals so that others can learn. Here’s another recent question that I received (edited for the background). “…what I can do better as a beginning blogger trying to create a community?” Here was my response: Who is your target community? Read More
When I wrote my book, The Entrepreneur Equation, I was blessed to have tons of wonderful people who I had built up relationships with help me in varying degrees to promote the book and spread my important messages about approaching entrepreneurship. But even with the fabulously Read More
Being an effective leader is one of the most important aspects of running a successful business or organization. And since leadership can be a real challenge for most of us, I’ve asked the knowledgeable CarolRoth.com contributor network of experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to provide their best Read More
I’m in the fortunate position to be asked for guidance from many aspiring entrepreneurs, as well as struggling to successful business owners. Given that many of the questions or solicitations are similar, I like to share them with a broader audience. A couple of weeks ago, Read More
Times change, people change and wants and needs sometimes change too. To have longevity in business, you need to be able to adapt to changes. Here’s a question for you: can you adapt your product, service, marketing and/or business model to meet customer needs? Things will Read More