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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 Host of Microsoft's Office Small Business Academy show. 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 contributor to CNBC, as well as 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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60+ Ways to Leverage & Use Twitter to Grow Your Business

When it’s used effectively, Twitter can be an amazing asset to your business. When it’s not, it can be confusing, overwhelming and extremely time-consuming. Today’s blog post is brought to you by PEEPS AND COMPANY®, who just launched their amazing new online store It’s super […]
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What’s The New Small?

How does new technology enable small business to be nimble, compete effectively and grow?  That’s the premise behind Phil Simon’s newest book, The New Small.  Since Phil’s the technology guru, I asked him (aka “Passed the Buck” to him) to record an interview between us on The New Small.  […]
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You Can’t Crowdsource Loyalty: Why “Vote-for-me” Awards Should Die

There is a disturbing formula that a lot of companies and brands- both large and small- are using to drive awareness and ostensibly loyalty.  It’s one that I hope dies because it’s both insulting and largely ineffective in its ultimate goals. And that’s the faux-award that’s […]
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What can Microsoft’s Former COO Teach You About Small Business?

Can a small business learn from the C-Suite of Microsoft?  Hear what Bob Herbold, the former Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Corporation and the author of “What’s Holding You Back? Ten Bold Steps that Define Gutsy Leaders” told me regarding lessons that small business owners can […]
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137 Tips to Make a Great First Impression in Business

Today’s blog post is brought to you by DELL and the brand new Vostro V130 laptop*. Its sleek look makes a fantastic first impression that is only paralleled by its functionality. Inspired by the Vostro V130’s great first impression, I asked the contributor network of […]
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The “Start a Business for Only $100” Trap

If you are serious about success, you need to give yourself the opportunity to succeed, which means that you have enough capital to take you through operating for a year and a half to two years and to also live on during that time period.
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What Does a Fashion Doll Have to Do With Entrepreneurship?

It’s almost time for me to release my book, , as a critical tool in my effort to help small business owners.  From Wall Street to Main Street, entrepreneurship is being heralded as the growth engine that will save our economy, but that’s only if those […]
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The Power of “3”

The power of that you can benefit yourself or someone you care about, a non-profit organization and help someone achieve a goal all at the same time. Interested?
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55 Ways to Know that it is Time to Throw in the Towel in Business

Business ownership isn’t for everyone- up to 90% of new businesses fail (or fail to succeed) within five years and 60% of businesses don’t earn a profit in their lifetimes. With that in mind, I figured I would have my wonderful network of experts and entrepreneurs […]
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The Art of Non-Conformity: 6 Questions with Chris Guillebeau

Ready to live up to your own standards of success? Chris Guillebeau, author of The Art of Non-Conformity and one of the writers at the Escape Velocity blog talks about what it means to him to carve his own path: CR: How do you define “The […]
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