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 an on-air contributor for the national cable television station CNBC, the preeminent name in business news. 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 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.
Now that 2013 is officially upon us, most of us are reflecting on the past year and making our own resolutions about what we want for the new year. So, in that spirit, I have asked the wonderful CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, advisors and […] Read More
I love when businesses and people push the envelope. I have been known to do it from time-to-time myself (I know, the understatement of the century). I’ve even written about the WTF factor. But, what about when your brand becomes that envelope-pusher? Can you be too […] Read More
Now that the holiday season has officially started, customers are bombarded with all kinds of businesses vying for their monetary attention. So, how can a business break through the noise to attract customers this holiday season? To help answer this question, I have asked the fabulous […] Read More
Now is a perfect time to create and implement a strategy for growing your business next year. To kick-start that process, why not grab one of the following free whitepapers and eBooks to help with your social media and marketing strategy for the coming year? All […] Read More
Are entrepreneurs made or born? It’s a debate that rages on continually, but certainly having an early affinity towards entrepreneurship can be a predictor of entrepreneurial success. Moreover, with technology lowering the entry cost for service businesses in particular, more young people than ever are entering […] Read More
We all know that get-rich-quick business schemer- or perhaps it’s more of an incessant entrepreneur- frustrated that if they just had _________ (fill in your favorite excuse disguised as a resource, such as money, investors, a celebrity endorsement, a business partnership with Nike) that they would […] Read More
I have said many times that there is a “Rule of 3” in business: everything takes 3 times longer, is 3 times as costly and is 3 times more difficult than you expect it to be. So, how do you prepare yourself and your business to […] Read More
The difference between owning a business and having a successful business boils down to one key concept that is so important, I can’t talk about it enough: customer loyalty. It’s not enough to just get someone to walk through your doors or visit your website once; […] Read More
Here at Business Unplugged, we believe in principles like simplicity and focus. Now, our friend and award-winning author Matt May takes these principles to another level in his new book, The Laws of Subtraction. Here’s a short interview with Matt and as you read it, I […] Read More
As entrepreneurs and business owners, we’ve all had experiences or made decisions that we regret. But, we can definitely learn from those mistakes and regrets. In that spirit, the CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners and entrepreneurs have been gracious enough to share their own personal […] Read More