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.
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
Whether you are just starting out in business or have been at it for a while now, growing that business can be one of the biggest challenges that you will face. And since access to capital, start-up or otherwise, is harder and harder to come by, Read More
After devoting probably far too much time reading about financial deals gone awry and watching documentaries like CNBC’s American Greed which recount epic schemes of financial fraud and deceit, I noticed a pattern that runs counter to traditional intuition. The perpetrators of these financial crimes were Read More
There are far too many easy parallels to be made between business and relationships. The one that I am making today is in your marketing strategy. I have seen some very questionable marketing efforts from companies of all sizes that remind me of some guys and Read More
When I was about six years old, my best friend Jill and I had a genius idea; we were going to test different facial cleansers to see which was the most effective. So, we went into the bathroom cabinet, pulled out about seven different cleansers (my Read More
It’s very difficult for many of us to ask for help. However, we can’t build our businesses (or our lives) alone. That being said, once you are ready, how do you get the help that you need? Here are three quick steps to getting others to Read More