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This blog features New York Times Best Selling author Carol Roth's tough love on business and entrepreneurship, as well as insights from Carol's community of contributors.
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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 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. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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Time Management- I Don’t Have Time; No, You Just Don’t Have Priorities

As we continue to be overwhelmed by technologies that take more time to learn than the time they save us to implement, not to mention expanded professional and personal duties, I am hearing another favorite phrase more frequently: I don’t have time. A friend recently engaged […]
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65+ New Year’s Business Resolutions for 2012

2012 has just begun and in an effort to help inspire more prosperity in the business year ahead, I have asked the contributor network of entrepreneurs, advisors and experts to share their New Year’s business resolutions. Their answers are presented below in no particular order. […]
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Great First Impressions in Business

The saying goes that you have one chance to make a great first impression and with customers being distracted and having more choices than dollars, first impressions are more important than ever. I was in New York City recently and took a quick walk through Times […]
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55 Business Marketing Mistakes

When marketing in business, we often focus on what we should do, but sometimes, what we shouldn’t do is equally as important. So I have reached out to the fabulous contributor network of entrepreneurs, advisors and experts to find out the biggest marketing mistakes that […]
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The Grilled Cheese Incident: Fix- Rather than Explain- the Problem

I was recently having a business lunch at a local Chicago restaurant when a special grilled cheese sandwich caught my attention on the menu.  It was listed as having cheddar, swiss and goat cheeses, truffle oil, caramelized onions and toasted pine nuts on sourdough bread. My […]
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How to Get Along With Me (and Other People)

Having been playing in the online and content sandbox for a couple of years now, I am constantly baffled at the way folks behave.  There are very odd behaviors that I hadn’t encountered before that won’t endear me to you (and I can’t imagine would endear […]
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60+ Unexpected Business Lessons

In business, you can learn something new and unexpected at virtually any time or any place. With that in mind, the contributor network of entrepreneurs, advisors and experts have shared their most unexpected or unusual business lessons. Their answers are presented below in no particular […]
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Writing Tips: 5 Ways to Write Faster and Better

Whether it’s for a blog post, a book or a client presentation, writing can be one of the most challenging things to do effectively.  Here are a few ways to get around writer’s block to write more prolifically. Chunk your time: Writing is all about flow.  […]
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Paid Mentorships and Real-Life MBAs

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back (proverb). Many entrepreneurs and would-be business owners miss opportunities to learn from those in similar fields.  It’s not always easy to find a mentor- at least in the way they are usually thought of- but there are […]
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About Stress Management: How to Cope with Entrepreneurial Stress

Running a business is stressful and with uncertain economic times, competition, new technology and more, you may be running on stress overload.  However, not taking care of yourself can impede you from performing at the highest level.  So, here are some ways to deal with the […]
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