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

A Tool More Important than a Business Plan or a Budget

If you’re like us, you’ve heard a lot about the importance of business plans. However, we don’t hear much about a tool that’s even more important – your annual plan. The annual plan brings your business plan to life. The business plan tells you “what.” The […] Read More

How to Find Your Market

by Rich Gallagher and Sarah Thompson In November, I (Rich) wrote a blog about what I feel is the most ignored – and most critical – advice in starting a small business: work backwards from the market, not forward from your crazy idea. Which naturally led […] Read More

Happy Holidays 2014

All of us here at Business Unplugged wish you a happy and healthy holiday season, and a successful 2015. Thank you so much for being a part of our amazing community. We are taking a break but will be back on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Happy […] Read More

Best of 2014: Ten Posts to Manage Yourself and Your Business

Being successful as an entrepreneur or small business owner requires both managing the business and managing yourself. These are some of my favorite posts from the last year that can help you do both better. Brad Shorr – 10 Ways to Beat Business Burnout Rich Gallagher – […] Read More

Best of 2014: Ten Posts to Help Your Small Business

Here at Business Unplugged we strive to give you the information you need to succeed as a small business owner. This year we had some outstanding posts, and it was hard to narrow it down to just ten. As you are planning for 2015, you might […] Read More

The Magic Bullet for Entrepreneurs to Manage Overwhelm

All professionals seem overwhelmed these days, but entrepreneurs and small business owners are even more likely to suffer from never-ending to-do lists. What’s a guy / gal to do? I have some good news for you. There IS actually a magic bullet. I can tell you […] Read More

The Best Client Holiday Gifts and Customer Giveaways

The holiday season is now upon us and this can be a great time to show your appreciation to those clients and customers that have supported your business throughout the year. And what better way to show your thanks than by giving a meaningful gift? But […] 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

Depression and the Small Business Owner

It gets dark at 5:00 PM this time of year, which leaves even more time for a dark night of the soul. Bob Burg, a friend of the blog, posted an incredibly important TEDx video on Facebook – a talk by Frank King titled A Matter […] Read More

Want to Save BIG $ for Retirement? Here’s How You Can.

Are you looking for ways to be able to save more for your retirement? Carol says entrepreneurs can put away more than $200,000 per year tax-free! In a recent post for entrepreneur.com she begins: You work and you work and you work, and you save, but […] Read More
 
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