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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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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 – Carolroth.com. 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

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

With every passing week comes a story about some technological snafu at big companies—and even in the government. But small businesses are very vulnerable to cybersecurity issues, both because they lack the resources of big enterprises, and because their lack of resources means that an attack Read More

Recruiting the Best: Entice Candidates with Great Benefits

This post brought to you by MetLife. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Carol Roth – Carolroth.com. Few things are more important to a small business than the quality of your employees. Without great talent to help your business grow, you will struggle Read More

DIY Gone Wrong: Why Help Isn’t a 4-Letter Word in Tech

Technology has truly been democratized, allowing small businesses to access technology resources that were previously only available to large corporations at an effective price.  Companies like Microsoft* have been at the forefront of this movement, creating cloud-based solutions that are truly affordable to everyone, plus training Read More

Strategies to Make Tax Season Less Stressful

So, it’s that dreaded time of year again- tax season.  I know it can be stressful, not only because you have to give up a part of your hard-earned income, but with changing tax laws, the filing process for small business owners can be complex and Read More

The Strengths of Millennial, Gen X, Gen Y & Boomer Entrepreneurs

According to recent research by Bank of America, Millennials describe themselves as “confident” and “creative,” while Boomers and Gen-Xers call themselves “hardworking” and “dedicated.”  But one thing that each generation has in common with the other generations is a commitment to entrepreneurship. So, what advantages and Read More

Lessons from Part-Time Sales Exec, Part-Time Entrepreneur & Full-Time Loyalist

This post is sponsored by National Car Rental and the Emerald Club Loyalty Program.  Read on for great tips and for an opportunity for you to share and win a $200 AMEX gift card and an Emerald Club Executive Status promotional access card! <Click to Tweet> Read More

How Your Small Business Can Take Advantage of the Biggest Technology Developments

Technology has really been democratized over the past few years, allowing small businesses to access many of the same tools previously only available or affordable to big businesses.  So, how can your business best capitalize on all of these technological developments?  Moreover, how do you know Read More

How You Can Leverage the Rising Optimism, Revenue and Power of Women in Business

If Small Business is the economic engine for America, then women are the engine’s fuel.  Women are starting businesses at twice the rate of their male counterparts and recent research by Bank of America highlights that women are increasingly optimistic about their businesses’ futures. So, with Read More

Managing Risk

In order for us to move forward in our lives and our businesses, we need to take on risk.  However, there seems to be a pervasive feeling that being willing to sink or swim is required to be successful. In my experience, that couldn’t be further Read More
 
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