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.
With the holidays just around the corner, this is a great time of year to really captivate customers. Virtually every business has some type of holiday promotion going on, but not all of them are equally effective at creating customer loyalty. I had my network of Read More
My fellow Wharton alum and OPEN Forum Idea Hub columnist Matthew May has a new business fable book out on personal change and leadership called THE SHIBUMI STRATEGY. Here’s a quick 5 questions on it with him. CR: What is the concept of shibumi? MM: Shibumi Read More
From The CarolRoth.com Entrepreneurship Interview Series This interview is jam-packed with advice and anecdotes from an expert known for both cultivating leadership in the business community and the leaders of tomorrow, Steve Farber. An incredible speaker and all-around great guy, Steve is the president of Extreme Read More
Stop being so freaking lazy and add your own twist Ok, there are rarely truly new ideas- more often, ideas are reinvented. But, I have been in the fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on your perspective) position to see many folks over my lifetime who have preferred Read More
Sometimes, as I noted in a recent blog post, the things that you don’t do in business are as important as what you actually do. So I have again reached out to my network of respected experts and entrepreneurs to find out the one best thing Read More
If you missed it earlier this week, on My Escape Velocity I talk about how the pursuit of perfection can mar progress. Check out the post here. Also, The Balancing Act ran the Information Product Not-So-Secret Decoder if you missed it previously. Read More