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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

Articles by: Carol Roth

How Entrepreneurs Can Make Tax Season Less Stressful

As we inch closer to April 15th, you may become more stressed as you have to figure out how to finalize your tax filings while you run and grow your business. Plus, with changing tax laws, the filing process can create extra confusion. That’s where we […] Read More

Managing the Evolution of the Small Business Workplace

According to Bank of America’s Fall 2015 Small Business Owner Report, more entrepreneurs than ever are feeling optimistic about the future of their businesses. This is great news in its own right, and means that entrepreneurs will be looking to hire more employees to help supplement […] Read More

8 Ways to Add Tech to the Retail Experience

I was recently invited to Microsoft’s* campus to see the cool things they have been up to and one of the highlights was visiting the Microsoft Retail Experience Center. This was an on-premise environment that replicated various retailers and showcased cool technologies that retailers – big […] Read More

How Entrepreneurs Can Be More Productive

As business owners, we know that it seems like there’s never enough time to get done what we want and need to get done. Plus, it would be nice to have some time to spend with our families and perhaps to sleep too! Having that extra […] Read More

Strategies to Make Cash Flow Management More Successful and Less Stressful

One of the make or break factors in an entrepreneur’s success is managing cash flow. Even when sales are doing well, if payment lags from key clients, your seemingly successful business can come under a lot of pressure. I know the importance of cash flow and […] Read More

Five Things Military Personnel Should Do Before Starting a Business

One of my favorite sayings is that “if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” While military personnel follow that mantra closely as they prepare for combat, they often don’t do enough to prepare themselves for their lives after the military. And with so many military […] Read More

In the Bay Area, Even the Laundromats Embrace Technology

It’s fairly well accepted that the Bay Area, with Silicon Valley and hordes of tech-savvy professionals, is the one of the most tech-savvy places in the country. And that means that even the small businesses- including ones that you would not normally think of as tech-friendly, […] Read More

Strategies to Make Capital Raising More Successful and Less Stressful

One of the biggest issues always top of mind for entrepreneurs is raising capital. Fortunately, the lending environment has improved and with historically low interest rates, it’s a great time for entrepreneurs to access the money that they need to manage and grow their business. But […] Read More

Business Probiotics: Creating the Right Culture from the Beginning

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of MetLife Small Business for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It is tempting to believe that corporate culture is something that only big companies need to think about. In fact, corporate culture is incredibly important […] Read More

Providing Benefits May Have Big Benefits for Your Company

This post brought to you by MetLife Small Business. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Carol Roth – Administrative burden or sound business strategy? This is an issue that small business owners will need to weigh when they consider whether providing comprehensive […] Read More
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