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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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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

When Your Biggest Strength is Your Biggest Weakness

As I advise and strategize with entrepreneurs, I am noticing a trend, particularly amongst those driven by creativity and passion. It’s that their biggest strength- the creativity that sets them apart- is often their biggest weakness in business. I have gone deep with the owners of Read More

The Paralysis of Freedom

As I talk to more and more entrepreneurs about their businesses, ironically, one of the biggest areas of constraint for them is having too many choices.  That’s right; they are bound by too much freedom in their businesses. There is always another idea, another path, or Read More

Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Editor’s note: This post generated some sharing on our Facebook page so it made sense to link to it here on the blog as well. As you probably know, Carol writes for other sites. Here is her latest for Entrepreneur Magazine: Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From Read More

How to Get More Time Back in Your Day

Potentially the number one issue facing all of us, both personally and professionally, is not having enough time.  This is particularly an issue for small business owners and entrepreneurs.  In fact, according to the most recent Bank of America Small Business Owner Report, almost three out Read More

The One Thing that You Should Tell Every Employee

If you want your business to be successful, tell every employee this one thing: “Your number one job description is to provide outstanding service to the customer.” How many times have you been in a grocery store where you are obstructed from pulling an item from Read More

How Do You Lead?

I am very picky about my recommendations, but there’s nobody whose work I recommend more highly than Les McKeown, consultant and entrepreneur extraordinaire and bestselling author.  His latest book – Do Lead – launches on Thursday this week and it has really compelling insights about how Read More

The RED Strategy for Business Success

When you hear the word “red” in the context of business, it is usually not a good thing (i.e., it’s preferable not to be operating in the red/losing money). However, RED is a color that you should embrace because it encompasses an effective formula to help Read More

The Ins-and-Outs of Finder’s Fees

When I talk to small business owners, one of the biggest issues that always comes up is how they can find new business.  I believe strongly in utilizing network referrals as a way to get that new business.  And, to make those referrals more concrete and Read More

Are You a Business Muppet?

I love The Muppets.  It’s a fact that I cannot look at one without smiling. And since they are back on the big screen with their Muppets Most Wanted movie, I thought that I would revisit the concept of seeking your inner business Muppet. See, as adorable Read More
 
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