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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. 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. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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30+ Creative Ways to Increase Holiday Sales

With “Black Friday” fast approaching, most businesses are eagerly looking for ways to increase their own holiday sales. So, we have reached out to the contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to find out their best business advice for increasing holiday sales. Their answers are […] Read More

A Different Kind of Mice Problem

In a recent 5.5 hour delay at NYC’s LaGuardia airport, I spent a lot of time cooped up in the C terminal (because not only is the Red Carpet Lounge ingeniously located outside of security at LaGuardia, but it closes at 8pm, regardless of flight delays).  […] Read More

95 Tips for Increasing Productivity Within Small and Medium Businesses

Today’s blog post is brought to you by DELL and their Dell 2155cdn Multifunction Color Laser Printer, which can serve as your scanner, copier, fax machine and printer. Your documents print fast and look sharp with 600×600 dpi and up to 24ppm letter printing. Inspired by […] Read More

Identifying and Taming Your Professional Inner Muppet

The Muppets are making a comeback to the big screen this fall and fans new and old couldn’t be more excited.  But as adorable and funny as the Muppet clan can be, taking on their personality traits could be holding you back professionally. While Kermit is […] Read More

Don’t be Another Them, Be a Better You

While it makes all of the sense in the world to take a strong concept and find a way to do it smarter, better, faster or more effectively (assuming you have the skills and experience to do so)- or even tweak it for a different market- the key for success is that you need to put your own spin on it. Read More

20 of the Best Business Apps

Business Apps for iPhones, SmartPhones and Tablets can really help streamline your day-to-day business tasks. But since there are so many to choose from, I have asked the contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to provide their favorite business apps to help you discover apps […] Read More

Just Say No (and Nothing Else)

...and whether it’s that I am unable to do it or unwilling to do whatever has been requested, I have a problem saying no. Well, the problem isn’t really saying “no”; it’s saying “no” and nothing else. Read More

Reacting to Fear

We often do the same thing when we confront fear in our lives and our business. We freeze and paralyze ourselves, instead of naturally moving into action. Read More

60+ Tips for Hiring Your First Employee

Hiring your first employee can be a daunting task for any small business owner. So, to help make that process easier and more effective, the insightful contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts have shared their top tips for hiring that important first employee. Read More

How to Use Free as a Business Strategy business owners, there are times when free makes sense and then there’s “nobody buys the cow if the milk’s free”. So, when should you use free as a strategy and how can you best leverage it? Read More
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