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.
Since Groupon has become such a success story, everyone and their brother is fighting for their piece of the deal of the day space. While I am not a huge advocate of the model in general, I did answer Rupert’s question: How do you create a Read More
Entrepreneurship is often about being scrappy and making more out of less. While the ability to bootstrap can be very handy for a business owner, having the frugality gene (aka being el cheapo) can be very detrimental to your business. Read More
Dear brand, What I, the consumer, want you to do, is start talking to me. I want you to acknowledge that I’m a person rather than a number. I want you to actually care about what I think, and what my preferences are. My B.S. meter Read More
As I always say, if you don’t have customers, you don’t have a business. And turning those customers or clients into raving fans that keep coming back is the key to having a successful business. So, in that spirit, the CarolRoth.com contributor network of entrepreneurs and Read More
Whether you are pitching your business to venture capitalists, introducing yourself at a networking event or even trying to land a job, the elevator pitch has become a must-have professional skill... Read More
In fact, you probably aren't going to encounter true success if you aren't brave enough to stare failure in the teeth, invite it in for a cup of coffee and acknowledge its presence in your life. Read More
Since Twitter goes by so quickly, here are some great posts and information from the past week, some of which I have contributed to and some of which were brought to my attention, that you may have missed. Small Business Influencer : I was nominated for Read More
One of the CarolRoth.com community members reached out with the following conundrum. It’s one that I have heard many times before: [Paraphrasing from note & conversation]: I left my job two years ago (it was making me unhappy- I hated the yearly reviews, etc.). I reinvented Read More