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Carol’s book The Entrepreneur Equation is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller.  It also won the Axiom Business Book Awards Gold Medal for Entrepreneurship.


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Carol’s Blogs

The Huffington Post


Crain’s Chicago Business / Enterprise City

NBC 5 / Inc.Well

Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act

Business Unplugged


Potential Story Topics/Angles

Start-ups: How to evaluate if you should start a business; business plans; capital raising; milestones; strategy; hobbies vs. jobs. vs. business

Ongoing businesses: Business strategy; capital raising; customer service/loyalty; Loyalty 3.0, why women are less successful entrepreneurs than men; branding; key-man issues; licensing/partnership/joint ventures; challenges for small business; social media; PR/marketing & becoming the go-to expert

Sale/Exit of a business: How to prepare to sell your business; when to sell a business; succession planning; M&A process; do’s/don’ts of selling a business

Personal finance and professional quandaries and best practices- Common money sicknesses; how to get a promotion; how to network


Potential Interview Questions

  • What’s the Spinach In Your Teeth philosophy?
  • Can anybody be an entrepreneur?
  • Does everyone have what it takes to start a business?
  • What’s the most important question an aspiring entrepreneur can ask him or herself?
  • What should someone who is thinking about leaving a job to start a business ask himself?
  • What are the biggest myths about business ownership / entrepreneurship?
  • Is it a good time to start a business (given the current economy?)
  • Why do so many businesses fail?
  • What’s the value of a business idea/How much are business ideas worth?
  • What’s the difference between a jobbie, a job and a business?
  • How can you “stack the odds” to make your chances of succeeding in a new business greater?
  • Why do women-owned businesses have less success than businesses owned by men?
  • What can women do to improve their success in business?
  • What are the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make in writing business plans?
  • What are the biggest capital raising mistakes that entrepreneurs make?
  • How do you prepare your business for a sale?
  • What is FIRED-UP?
  • What’s the Entrepreneur Equation?

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