Carol Roth

Carol Roth

Entrepreneur and author

Carol Roth is an on-air contributor for CNBC, a “recovering” investment banker, entrepreneur and best-selling author. She makes people think, makes them laugh and makes them money, with her accomplishments ranging from her multimedia commentary to formerly sitting on the Board of Directors of a public company to advising on greater than $2 billion in capital raising, M&A, joint ventures and licensing transactions. Carol splits her time between her main residence in Chicago and New York City, and also has an action figure made in her own likeness.

From Oprah to the Kardashians: 6 Celebrity-Inspired Business Lessons
Celebrities

From Oprah to the Kardashians: 6 Celebrity-Inspired Business Lessons

Today's celebrities aren't just entertainers, they are brands and businesses. And entrepreneurs can learn from their mistakes and successes.
Never Hire a Honey Badger
Hiring Tips

Never Hire a Honey Badger

The last thing you want to do is hire someone and wind up regretting it later. Like, really regret it. Here are some tips for steering clear of trouble employees.
How Entrepreneurs Can Put Away More Than $200,000 a Year for Retirement -- Tax-Free
Retirement Planning

How Entrepreneurs Can Put Away More Than $200,000 a Year for Retirement -- Tax-Free

Consider this advice now in order to save as much as possible for later in life.
When You Should Work for Free (Yes, Seriously)
Free Offers

When You Should Work for Free (Yes, Seriously)

A look at when should you use free as a strategy and how can you best leverage it.
Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers
Branding

Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers

If you are not likely to generate a client through an Internet search or advertisement, but do so through a connection, take a guess as to where you should be spending your time.
How Your Friends Influence Your Success
Networking

How Your Friends Influence Your Success

Choosing your friends wisely can make -- instead of break -- your business.
Workaholics Need Some Guilt-Free Time Off, Too
Work-Life Balance

Workaholics Need Some Guilt-Free Time Off, Too

Even if you truly derive great pleasure from your work, you need to have some downtime.
A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships
Legal Center

A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement.
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5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast
Public Speaking

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

With some tips and some practice, you can leave a lasting impression that you will want people to remember.
Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor
Mentors

Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor

Embracing the ‘five-minute mentor' might be the best way for you to get the mentorship you need.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner
Partnerships

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Partnering With Your Partner

Starting a business with your significant other can make a lot of sense, until it doesn't. Consider these pros and cons before jumping in.
Your Ideas Have No Value
Business Ideas

Your Ideas Have No Value

Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them.
5 Tips for Writing Faster and Better
Writing

5 Tips for Writing Faster and Better

How you can cast aside your writer's block and write more prolifically.
The Best Type of Social Network Is a Phone Call Away
Word of Mouth

The Best Type of Social Network Is a Phone Call Away

As with most things in business and in life, quality is better than quantity. The best relationships can help your startup grow the most.
The Real Cost of Giving Terrible Customer Service
Customer Service

The Real Cost of Giving Terrible Customer Service

What you can learn from one startup that botched a delivery and lost me as a customer forever.