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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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How Your Small Business Can Compete with the Big Guys this Holiday Season

For many businesses, the holiday season represents a significant sales opportunity – for some, it literally makes or breaks the year. But with the competition from big retailers, how can your small business compete? Fortunately, entrepreneurs are well suited to offer customers something worthwhile and capture […]
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Challenges, Opportunities and Resources for Women in Business

As we are in the thick of National Women’s Small Business month, it made sense to highlight the opportunities and challenges that women face. Women are starting businesses at twice the rate of their male counterparts, and Bank of America’s recent Women Business Owner Spotlight report […]
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Why Entrepreneurs Need to Embrace Storytelling

Whether in marketing, sales or inspiring employees, great stories can be an entrepreneur’s secret weapon. To talk about the power of storytelling, I turned to master storyteller Liz Strauss. Liz is a speaker and author of the new book Anything Your Put Your Mind To (which […]
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Why It Could Be Time to Try Amazon Business

Just because your business is small, doesn’t mean your purchasing list is, too. There was a time when the only option was to drive to your local big box electronics store, home improvement chain, or office supplier to round up these items. But now, to keep […]
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How Small Businesses Can Hire Better

Whether you are a start-up looking for the right team to take you to your next milestone or an established business looking for employees to help with your growth, hiring the right talent for your business can be a daunting and complex process. That’s where we […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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