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.

The Big Deal About Big Data for Small Business
Big Data

The Big Deal About Big Data for Small Business

Follow these strategies to harness the power of big data for your business.
10 Rules for Success as a Woman
Women in Business

10 Rules for Success as a Woman

Quit apologizing when you didn't do anything wrong and when you share the credit, keep the portion that is rightfully yours.
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger
coping strategies

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

If life knocks you down seven times, make sure you get up eight.
When You Should Be an Intrapreneur Instead of an Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

When You Should Be an Intrapreneur Instead of an Entrepreneur

The next time that you are thinking of leaving your job for a new business venture, evaluate if your employer might be the perfect partner.
Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing
Marketing Bootcamp

Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing

Craig Wolfe, CEO of Celebriducks -- the top custom rubber duck manufacturer in the world -- describes how his company leverages the Made in the USA label.
This Combat Veteran Combined Woodworking Skills and Perseverance to Create a Patriotic Art Company
Radicals & Visionaries

This Combat Veteran Combined Woodworking Skills and Perseverance to Create a Patriotic Art Company

Brian Steorts is the owner of a veteran-run business called Flags of Valor. Here, he shares how working with "America's best" is an entrepreneurial privilege.
What You Can Learn From the Entrepreneurial Team That Just Won a Cool $1 Million on TV
Radicals & Visionaries

What You Can Learn From the Entrepreneurial Team That Just Won a Cool $1 Million on TV

Grush, creators of a toothbrush that encourages better habits in kids, claimed the prize on 'America's Greatest Makers' with proper preparation and adaptability.
Want to Become an Overnight Success? You've Got Years of Work Ahead of You.
Success Strategies

Want to Become an Overnight Success? You've Got Years of Work Ahead of You.

When it comes to business, what's often left out of the story -- with a handful of exceptions -- is that the overnight success was decades in the making.
I Wanted to Visit San Francisco on Someone Else's Dime. I Ended Up With the Perfect Job.
Careers

I Wanted to Visit San Francisco on Someone Else's Dime. I Ended Up With the Perfect Job.

Here's what I learned from interviewing for a job I didn't really want -- but I got the gig, and it launched my career.
Nextiva Used a Little Ingenuity -- and Dennis Rodman -- for a Marketing Slam Dunk
Marketing Bootcamp

Nextiva Used a Little Ingenuity -- and Dennis Rodman -- for a Marketing Slam Dunk

Here's how the cloud-based business communications company routinely out-markets major competitors for a fraction of the budget.
Touting Bikinis on LinkedIn Is Inappropriate -- But Not For the Reasons You Might Think
Marketing Bootcamp

Touting Bikinis on LinkedIn Is Inappropriate -- But Not For the Reasons You Might Think

Here's why LinkedIn is the wrong social-media platform to be selling anything.
Dear Everyone, Let's Kill the Phrase 'Women Entrepreneurs'
Radicals & Visionaries

Dear Everyone, Let's Kill the Phrase 'Women Entrepreneurs'

Ladies, if you are pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavor, keep the focus on what you can control and get it done in a big way. No qualifiers. Ever. Period.
Customer Loyalty 3.0 Is Never About Transactions. It's About Getting to Know Your Customers.
Customer Experience

Customer Loyalty 3.0 Is Never About Transactions. It's About Getting to Know Your Customers.

Decipher what your individual customers want, and use the pillars to build relationships. Rinse and repeat.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the New TBS Show, 'America's Greatest Makers'
Entrepreneur Mindset

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the New TBS Show, 'America's Greatest Makers'

Failure is not the end, think big but keep it simple and keep on learning are just a few entrepreneurial truisms you can takeaway from the new TV series.
'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking
Train your brain

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

A new book shows you how to be a more creative and effective entrepreneur.