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.
Remember that commercial from the 70s- I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV- well, I kind of feel like that when it comes to blogging. I have recently been asked to participate as a featured blogger/member of the press for the prestigious World Read More
People are often quick to complain when they have a less than stellar customer service experience, but are not quite as vocal when a business goes above and beyond their customer service expectations. So, I thought it would be fun to reach out to my network Read More
...while there may be some glitzy, special or “trick” plays along the way, those are not what account for a winning season. Football teams win because of the good old everyday “blocking and tackling”.
What is the early struggle to start and run a business really like? We hear a lot of “hindsight” stories, but in reality, the more time that passes, the harder it is to remember the pain. I thought it would be interesting to interview an entrepreneur Read More
Whether it is for a new product, a new location or a new business altogether, new ideas are often pursued without the best clarity in judgment. I call this “Business Beer Goggling”- the idea looks a whole lot better to you than it is in reality. Read More
So, we’ve all heard the phrase “time is money” ad nauseam, but really, nothing is more true. Well, I have again reached out to my network of valued experts and entrepreneurs to find out the secret (and in some cases, not so secret) ways that entrepreneurs Read More
But selling a product and service sometimes has little to do with rationality. And if you can create something so addictive to your customer that they will go out of their way for it, that they have to have it, that it casts aside all sensible behavior, you are selling drugs. Read More
Just because you make a sale doesn’t mean that you have gotten paid. Collecting from customers can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience. In today’s economy, where so many customers and clients are strapped for cash, too many businesses end up with the short end of Read More
From work and family obligations to the omnipresence of technology, we live in a time where everyone is extremely busy and wrapped up their own lives. As a result, the basic rules of etiquette sometimes fly right out of the window! But as businesses struggle for Read More