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.

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business
Management Lessons

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business

In his new book, Daniel Lubetzky explains how he found a way for KIND Snacks' business objectives to live in harmony with its social objectives.
Email Subject Lines Can Really Suck. Here's How to Make Yours Better.
Email Marketing

Email Subject Lines Can Really Suck. Here's How to Make Yours Better.

Here are some crappy email headline techniques -- or lack thereof -- that you will definitely want to avoid.
Technology

How One Boutique Uses Technology to Help More Brides Say Yes to the Dress

Take this Texas-based small business as an example of how smart tech can help you grow and streamline operations.
Some People Have a Therapist. I Have a Business Coach.
Coaches

Some People Have a Therapist. I Have a Business Coach.

Here's why I think having a business coach is invaluable for any entrepreneur.
Beware of Pursuing ROE -- Return on Ego
Priorities

Beware of Pursuing ROE -- Return on Ego

Until there is a currency tied to the size of your ego, doing activities that support your goals is a better business investment.
How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth
Referrals

How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth

One of best ways to find new customers and clients is through your own network. Here's what you need to know about charging and paying finder's fees for referrals.
Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?
Virtual Currency

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball
Lessons

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball

Video games? Pfffft. Playing old-fashioned pinball can make you a better business owner.
Why Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' Thinks Women Make Better CEOs
Women Leaders

Why Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' Thinks Women Make Better CEOs

'I've made more money with women executives. It's that simple.'
How Entrepreneurs Can Design Their Lives and Businesses for Success
Success Strategies

How Entrepreneurs Can Design Their Lives and Businesses for Success

Top tips from the author of 'Design Your Life.'
Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee
Success Strategies

Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee

At 27, Adenah Bayoh purchased a franchise. Today, her portfolio also includes $200 million in urban redevelopment projects. Here are some of her insights.
Why Smart People Make Bad Entrepreneurs
Intelligence

Why Smart People Make Bad Entrepreneurs

Are you too smart for your own good? Sometimes the slackers reign supreme.
A Quick Guide to Mastering Twitter for Business
Twitter Marketing

A Quick Guide to Mastering Twitter for Business

Critical tips to help you maximize your 140-character interactions.
7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor
Lessons

7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor

Turns out Potsie grew up to be an entrepreneur. Now he has some lessons to share.