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Gratitude Has a Place in the Workplace

You might intuitively understand that gratitude is important. You might even have a formal gratitude practice. But does gratitude have a place in the workplace? It seems like it does – or should. Below is a section from my upcoming book, This Isn’t Working! Evolving the Way We Work to Decrease Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, […]

How to Piss Off Your Employees So They Want to Quit

One of the joys of writing for this blog is I have the liberty to craft a snarky post from time to time. My clients are telling me so many stories about business practices that make no sense, or are clearly insane.  I reached out to colleagues on LinkedIn to see what they had experienced, […]

How to Get Your Big Idea Into the World with ‘Idea Climbing’

Sometimes I get lucky when I dip into social media and see that two of my favorite people are talking to each other about something interesting and valuable, which is exactly what happened when I opened Facebook to find Mark J. Carter and Phil Gerbyshak doing a Facebook Live interview.  Mark J. Carter is the […]

Six Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Their Email Marketing Campaigns 

It’s no longer a secret that small businesses need to leverage email marketing to attract a target audience, build relationships, and sell to them. However, the headache is how to improve email marketing campaigns to boost open rate, click-through rate, conversion rate, etc. 270 billion emails are sent daily, and you need to be strategic and […]

Thanksgiving 2022

We are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday here in the United States. We are thankful for YOU. Enjoy your holiday, and don’t forget to connect with friends and family. We’ll be back on Tuesday, November 29. Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash

2022 Small Business Holiday Gift Guide

As always, small businesses are our main focus here at CarolRoth.com! So, for the 2022 holiday season (and the rest of the year, too!), we have created our annual holiday 2022 gift guide, filled with over 230 fabulous small business products and services, all provided by our own incredible contributor network of small business owners, […]

Feel Free to Judge This Book by Its Cover

Imagine yourself lazily killing time in an airport bookstore. Think about the times you have been drawn in – or repelled by – the image on the cover of a book. Now, think about being the author trying to create the perfect cover that will magnetically attract your ideal reader. No pressure! You have a […]

Check Out Our New Look! 

We’ve had a glow-up here at CarolRoth.com. A refresh and a rebrand to showcase Carol’s media background and diverse projects.  The home page has some juicy content. I’ll bet you didn’t know the depth and breadth of Carol’s professional background. And I just love these fun facts: “Other: Big on social media (6-figure Twitter following). […]

I Need a Reboot – Or Maybe Just a Boot

I need a reboot, or maybe just a kick in the you know what. I cannot get started today and I have tried all of my tricks – music, snacks, coffee, a walk in the sunshine – nothing is working. I guess I caught a lucky break because I don’t have anything critical to do […]

Will ‘Quiet Quitting’ Lead to Sustainable Working?

“Quiet Quitting,” the concept of doing enough work at your job to not get fired but not overworking, is a really clever phrase that I wish I had thought of. It’s not actually quitting, although I suppose it could lead to that over time. While you might immediately think that someone doing this is “phoning […]