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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, 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. Twitter: @CarolJSRoth

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Personal Branding: Carol Roth Interviews Dan Schawbel

From The Entrepreneurship Interview Series This interview is full of valuable tips and information from a man dubbed a “personal branding guru” by the New York Times, Dan Schawbel.  In addition to being a leading authority on personal branding and a highly sought after speaker, Read More

I Hope That You Love- Or Despise- My Book Cover

I can hardly imagine anyone telling a male business author that they were too good looking to be on the cover and to “ugly” themselves up. I wanted to face this double-standard head on. Read More

Three Things Your Business Can Learn from the Jersey Shore

Bold is better than bland. It’s better to stand for something rather than nothing, even if what you stand for may seem ridiculous to the masses. Read More

I’m Not a Blogger, But I Play One on the Internet

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

Businesses that Provide the Best Customer Service

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

What Your Business Can Learn From NFL Football

...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”. Read More

Entrepreneurship Time Capsule: A Perspective on Starting A Business One Year In

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

Business Drunk- Beer Goggling New Ideas

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

82 Secret Time Wasters in Business

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

What You Can Learn From McDonald’s CEO (Even When His Brand Ambassador is a Clown)

Every company will have its critics. But as long as you are listening to what your target customers want and need, you will be doing the right thing for your business. Read More
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