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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 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. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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The Google and Groupon “Deal”: Pigs Get Fat and Hogs Get Slaughtered…Or Do They?

Groupon may have rejected the offer in favor of filing an S-1 (the IPO registration statement) to let other buyers “come out of the proverbial woodwork”. Read More

If You Want Some Fluff, Go Pet a Bunny: Carol Roth Interviews David Siteman Garland

From The Entrepreneurship Interview Series   This interview is packed with helpful insights and information from someone who shares my philosophy that business doesn’t have to be boring, David Siteman Garland.  David is an entrepreneur, mediapreneur, marketer, speaker and host of The Rise to the […] Read More

Not Fit to Print: Flirting Fails…

Last month, CNN ran a piece on The 10 Most Inappropriate Places to Flirt. Which brings us to the latest installment of Not Fit to Print, in which Jason Seiden and I dissect the list and talk flirting fails. Read More

Loyalty Programs: You’re Doing it Wrong

However, when you use this [points programs] as the cornerstone of your loyalty program, your customers become fans of your program instead of your brand. Read More

Has Social Media Made Us Socially Retarded?

Social media is supposed to enhance our ability to connect, but I am seeing more and more evidence that instead of moving us forward, it is moving us backward socially... Read More

Content Rules: 5 Questions with C.C. Chapman

Tis the season for books and I had the opportunity to get a sneak peek at another great one by C.C. Chapman and Ann Handley called Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business  […] Read More

25 Holiday Special Offers That Create Customer Loyalty

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

The Shibumi Strategy: Five Questions with Matthew May

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

Greater Than Yourself: Carol Roth Interviews Steve Farber

From The 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

The Difference Between Inspiration and Copying

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
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