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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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Not Fit to Print: Just Say Yes to Drugs

Jason Seiden and I are back with another episode of Not Fit To Print. Prop 19 failed, but we see it as more of an “epic fail”- could legalizing drugs be the answer to the US’ problems? Read More

41 of the Best Things Entrepreneurs AVOIDED in Building Their Business

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

Not Fit to Print: Happy the Election is OVER

Jason Seiden and I are back with another episode of Not Fit To Print. We talk about our thoughts on the last election…particularly why we are glad it is over. Read More

Guest Posts- Perfection versus Value, etc…

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

5 Questions with Alexandra Levit on JobSTART101

I am thrilled to talk again to Alexandra Levit, who I interviewed back in February, about a new initiative that she is a part of called JobSTART101 that targets college students and recent graduates to supplement their professional skills.  Here are 5 quick questions…and answers! CR: What Read More

Playing Hard To Get: The McRib Strategy

It could have been a fad, but by playing “hard to get”, McRib has become more than a product- it has become part of pop culture... Read More

I’m Not Like “the Others”…Show Me the Details

If it sound to good to be true…. I was recently asked to consider participating in a program related to my upcoming book (The Entrepreneur Equation).  In the initial phone call, the person who was putting the program together explained some information about bringing together several Read More

Innovation: The Hole in My Soap

Next time you are innovating, consider what you might take away from your products or services instead of what you can add... Read More

Take Your Social Media Offline—and Make it Social

Many companies have created online dialogues with customers and begun creating their own communities. But nothing cements the relationship like in-person interactions. Read More

6 Reasons to Keep Your Hobby a Hobby (and Not Make Your Hobby a Business)

There’s a reason your hobby is fun (hint: it’s not work) I am a little bit tired (and by a little bit, I actually mean really tired) of hearing about how you should create a business from your greatest passion in life.  Well, you can really Read More
 
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