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. Her accomplishments have ranged from her commentary on multimedia; to the seat she formerly held on the board of directors of a public company; to her role as an advisor on the raising of capital, M&A, joint ventures and licensing transactions. Roth splits her time between Chicago and New York City.

5 Tips to Build an Award-Winning Company Culture and Multi-Million Dollar Business
Business Optimization

5 Tips to Build an Award-Winning Company Culture and Multi-Million Dollar Business

With wide-ranging accolades, Seth and Noah Goodman of Northstar Recycling know a thing or two about building a great business by investing in culture.
How to Transition Back to Employee After Being an Entrepreneur
Career Change

How to Transition Back to Employee After Being an Entrepreneur

Being the CEO and the janitor isn't for everyone. Here is some sage advice on how to get back into the day-job routine after working for yourself.
Why Bigger Is Not Always Better in Business
Small Business - Big Impact

Why Bigger Is Not Always Better in Business

Pursuing the wrong kind of growth is worse than not growing at all.
Why Your Business Needs Cash-Flow Yoga
Business Optimization

Why Your Business Needs Cash-Flow Yoga

Managing cash coming in quickly and going out slowly is key to long-term success.
Why I Don't Want to Get in on the Ground Floor of Your Company
Investors

Why I Don't Want to Get in on the Ground Floor of Your Company

Savvy investors avoid ground-floor investments, because there is typically too much risk to offer attractive risk-adjusted returns.
6 Tips to Success From a 7-Time Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

6 Tips to Success From a 7-Time Entrepreneur

Levi King says doing what others aren't willing to do and knowing how others see you are just a couple of things you can do to rise to the top.
Dad, Not the Doll, Will Determine Your Daughters' Success
Parenting

Dad, Not the Doll, Will Determine Your Daughters' Success

Don't worry about Barbie shaping the way your child sees herself. Worry about how you treat her.
Why Creativity Can Be a Curse for Entrepreneurs
Creativity

Why Creativity Can Be a Curse for Entrepreneurs

Creative people might be great at executing an idea, but they've got to get in touch with their practical side if they want to stay in business.
5 Best Practices When Bringing on and Working With Advisors
Ready To Launch

5 Best Practices When Bringing on and Working With Advisors

Whether your business is just starting out or you are trying to take it to the next level, having a board can help.
Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal
Gambling

Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal

In a free society people should be allowed to spend their money however wisely or foolishly they decide.
Don't Wait to Turn a Hobby Into a 'Jobbie'
Business Plans

Don't Wait to Turn a Hobby Into a 'Jobbie'

You can turn a passion into a business, but you need a focused plan.
5 Issues Entrepreneurs Need to Be Aware of When Working With Big Customers
Growth Strategies

5 Issues Entrepreneurs Need to Be Aware of When Working With Big Customers

The dream of large client can turn into a nightmare for those who aren't prepared.
The Loudest Consumers Don't Always Represent the Majority
Customer Feedback

The Loudest Consumers Don't Always Represent the Majority

Almost every company has its critics, and now they have access to social media and comment sections.
5 Musts to Keep a Relationship Strong While Growing a New Business
Relationships

5 Musts to Keep a Relationship Strong While Growing a New Business

The long hours, stress, financial burdens and other issues that come with being an entrepreneur can easily strain a romantic relationship.
A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits
Data-Driven Marketing

A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits

When your business is mission-driven, there is the added complexity of educating potential customers on the purpose and the drive behind the organization.