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. 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, 2012 & 2013) and has her own action figure.
To see where small business owners are facing challenges, I have called on the CarolRoth.com contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to provide what they believe are the biggest challenges that small businesses need to overcome right now. Read More
The Social Media Rabbit Hole: With social media being touted as a “must” in your customer engagement strategy, not having discipline and goals for your social media can be a dangerous time waster. Read More
Parkinson’s Law started out as “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”. This is really true in our lives- whatever you have available (space, time) is what you will seek to fill. Read More
As many of you know, I often talk about “Business Beer Goggling“- the phenomena of being so intoxicated with your new business idea/venture that your view of reality is completely distorted. So, to help you take off those beer goggles and sober up, I have asked Read More
That’s not to say that it isn’t a good investment of your time, but I don’t know, because I don’t know your business and your objectives. It may make all of the sense in the world or it may be a huge opportunity cost for you. Read More
Jason wants to know if he should sell his leather goods to retailers or build his own customer base. He doesn’t understand why he is giving up so much up of the retail price, but I explain the risks. See the video. As a recap: -Retailers Read More