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 a judge on the Mark Burnett (Shark Tank, The Voice, Survivor, The Apprentice) produced technology competition series, America's Greatest Makers, airing on TBS and Host of Microsoft's Office Small Business Academy show. 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 contributor to CNBC, as well as 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 (2011-2015) and has her own action figure.
Think back to before you launched your business. You were brimming with excitement, focused on all of the wonderful future possibilities, positive opportunities and lucrative windfalls that were surely coming your way. Fast forward a few months or years, and after being bombarded with naysayers, lagging […]
With so many resources out there to help small businesses- everything from apps and organizations to blogs- it can be overwhelming to find the right resources for your own business. So, in that spirit, we have asked our incredible CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, […]
One major challenge that many small businesses and solopreneurs face (especially when they work from home!) is disorganization. They may have put in a full day ‘working’, but at the end of it, they’ve got 6 projects at various stages of completion, but nothing finished. So, […]
Today’s blog post is brought to you by Microsoft*, who has an entire suite of products and tools to make you more productive. Inspired by Microsoft’s dedication to productivity, we asked the CarolRoth.com Business Unplugged contributor network of entrepreneurs and experts to give their best tips […]
No matter what kind of business you have, from the smallest solopreneur to the biggest organization, you will need help from other people at some point (most likely, at lots of points!). Without a solid network in place, finding the right service providers, staff and clients […]
It’s a fact that people want to do business with those that have the KLT factor (those they know, like and trust). But, how can businesses successfully build up that confidence and trust with their customers and clients? Well, we have asked our fantastic CarolRoth.com contributor […]
While being a small business “fish” among the larger corporate “whales” has its challenges, there are some benefits that you can really make work to your advantage. One major advantage that your small business has over the big fish is flexibility. Those large corporations have all […]
Businesses today need to be on the Internet, period. And with all of the positive things that come along with that exposure also comes the inevitable major downside- the dreaded Internet haters and trolls. And while I do enjoy a hater from time to time, these […]
The employees that you hire can make or break your business. And while first impressions are important, it can be difficult to discern a prospective hire’s true personality, work ethic and how well they will fit into your organization within the limits of a half-hour interview. […]
So, you’ve got a great new product or service offering at your business…now, what? What’s the best way to get the word out and drive attention and buzz your way? Well, we have asked our CarolRoth.com contributor network of business owners, experts, advisors and entrepreneurs to […]