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Business Unplugged™
This blog features Carol Roth's tough love on business and entrepreneurship, as well as insights from Carol's community of contributors.

The Most Positive Word for Entrepreneurs is Negative

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
We think of ourselves as positive people. We like to share positive messages. However, there’s a paradox we want to share...

When the Quit Hits the Plan

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
History is rife with example of people whose greatest success came after their biggest failure. In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon...

The Most Critical Component of a Conversation

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
Start at the beginning. Makes sense, right? Not when it comes to communicating. The most critical part of any conversation takes...

How to Get Off the Revenue Roller Coaster

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
Too much to do. Too little time. Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. Many entrepreneurs often feel this way. Many...

The Easiest Way to Turn Off Customers

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
It was a Saturday morning. We were on the outskirts of Chicago, driving in for a day of business meetings. Traffic...

Sell More with the Last Thing You Say to Customers

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
It costs a lot of money to get a customer to buy from you for the first time. Do you make money...

A Tool More Important than a Business Plan or a Budget

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
If you’re like us, you’ve heard a lot about the importance of business plans. However, we don’t hear much about a...

2 Critical Questions to Ask Your Customers

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
We took advantage of the beautiful weather in our area over the weekend. We love to get out of our small...

Expose Yourself for Success as an Entrepreneur

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
We reached our conclusion after reading the transcript of a speech about getting rich. It was delivered by scientist, professor and...

Everything Is Marketing but Marketing Is Not Everything

Written By: George and Mary-Lynn
Do you sell products or services? Or do you promote a brand? For the most successful small businesses, it’s the latter....