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 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey
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5 Important Business Lessons You Can Learn From Billionaire Oprah Winfrey

Oprah isn't just a T.V. personality -- she's a businesswoman who grew her brand and worth over decades.
How Your Small Business Can Sell in China Today
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How Your Small Business Can Sell in China Today

How Alibaba Group can help your small business reach a billion potential customers.
Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
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Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma.
4 Reasons Small Business Owners Should Let Millennials Have Their Way
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4 Reasons Small Business Owners Should Let Millennials Have Their Way

A new generation of employees is taking over the workforce. Strategic thinking demands you discover their gifts and inclinations before your competitors do.
Small Businesses That Encourage Tipping Are Killing Their Brand
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Small Businesses That Encourage Tipping Are Killing Their Brand

The tip cup by the register tells customers you would rather your team panhandle than pay them decently.
How to Keep Yourself Safe From Fake LinkedIn Profiles
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How to Keep Yourself Safe From Fake LinkedIn Profiles

Pay attention to spelling, grammar, work history and photos.
What New York City's New Freelancer Law Means for All Small Businesses
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What New York City's New Freelancer Law Means for All Small Businesses

Will New York's freelancer rights bill spread to other cities? Stay tuned.
Here Is What Small Business Needs From the Trump Administration
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Here Is What Small Business Needs From the Trump Administration

The nation's 28 million small businesses and tens of millions of self-employed freelancers need a voice the President will listen to.
6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season
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6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season

Buying from small businesses strengthens the backbone of the economy.
4 Tricks for Negotiating Like a Poker Pro
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4 Tricks for Negotiating Like a Poker Pro

Never let your face give away what cards you're holding.
5 Truths About Gen-Z Businesses That Want a Future Need to Know
Generation Z

5 Truths About Gen-Z Businesses That Want a Future Need to Know

The members of the generation just now graduating high school bring a new mindset that will reshape how business thinks about marketing and hiring.
6 Steps Resilient Entrepreneurs Take to Rebound From Bankruptcy
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6 Steps Resilient Entrepreneurs Take to Rebound From Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not ultimate failure, it is the clean slate you need to move forward.
4 Top Mistakes Your Brand May Be Making When It Markets to Small Businesses
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4 Top Mistakes Your Brand May Be Making When It Markets to Small Businesses

Remember what day-to-day concerns your target small company customer has, and fit your product to that concern.
5 Must-Do Business Practices for Freelancers
Freelancers

5 Must-Do Business Practices for Freelancers

Being your own boss can be a beautiful thing if you follow some key guidelines.
Entrepreneurs Are the Key to Success for Traditional Retailers
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Entrepreneurs Are the Key to Success for Traditional Retailers

Macy's, Wal-Mart and Target should all consider structuring its websites like Amazon.