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.
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
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 CarolRoth.com contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to provide their favorite business apps to help you discover apps […] Read More
...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
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 CarolRoth.com contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts have shared their top tips for hiring that important first employee. Read More
...as 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
Whoever said that rules were made to be broken wasn’t kidding. There is an important place for rules to establish order in society and even in business, but in most cases, it behooves you to approach your business with standards, instead of rules. Read More
Listen to your gut: One of the most underrated mechanisms we have for avoiding issues is to listen to our own guts. If something seems off or if any red flag is raised, don’t brush it aside. If it doesn’t feel right to you, then wait for something- or someone- better to come along. Read More
Bad social media habits can be the kiss of death for your business. So, the CarolRoth.com contributor network...have provided the biggest blunders that they encounter when using social media in business. Read More