Carol Roth

Carol Roth

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.

10 Recent Stories

Attention Entrepreneurs: Compromise, But Never Compromise Your Standards
Grow Your Business

Attention Entrepreneurs: Compromise, But Never Compromise Your Standards

A cautionary tale, and some questions to consider when collaborating and facing a major compromise.
Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter
Social Media

Why I Follow 15,000 People on Twitter

Twitter can be a great way to connect with new personal and business contacts. Here are the ways I use the social network to my benefit.
The Right Way to 'Stalk' People Online
Marketing

The Right Way to 'Stalk' People Online

There’s etiquette to following and interacting with people on social media and elsewhere. Here are some handy tips.
A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy
Money

A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy

Some simple shifts in thinking can help you attract buyers and move toward a profitable deal.
6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help
Grow Your Business

6 Dumb Ways to Ask for Help

As an entrepreneur, the ability to make connections, ask for help and get help is easier than ever. When doing so, avoid these relationship-killing mistakes.
Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire
Leadership

Simple Yet Powerful Business Lessons From a Broke Entrepreneur Turned Multi-Millionaire

Some wise words that you can put into practice at your own startup endeavors.
Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate
The 'Treps

Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate

Small businesses employ more than 50 percent of the population, but who is guaranteeing their wages?
Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.
Grow Your Business

Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Critical tips to help you take the heat and stand out as a top entrepreneur.
Golf Company's $1.5 Million Giveaway Far From a Hole in One
Marketing

Golf Company's $1.5 Million Giveaway Far From a Hole in One

Another glaring example of how companies miss the mark on marketing and customer loyalty campaigns.
Human Resources

Don't Force Businesses to Pay Interns (Opinion)

Business strategist Carol Roth argues that forcing businesses to pay interns ignores both the costs incurred by the host business and the value interns receive.

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