25 episodes

A free-form, not politically-correct discussion rooted in reason--and humor--around thought-provoking topics hosted by TV personality, entrepreneur, investor and New York Times bestselling author, Carol Roth, covering current events and politics, individual rights, business, entertainment and more. You're guaranteed to learn something from every episode.

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    • 4.8 • 96 Ratings

A free-form, not politically-correct discussion rooted in reason--and humor--around thought-provoking topics hosted by TV personality, entrepreneur, investor and New York Times bestselling author, Carol Roth, covering current events and politics, individual rights, business, entertainment and more. You're guaranteed to learn something from every episode.

    The War on Small Business

    The War on Small Business

    Carol Roth gives you a preview of her upcoming book, The War on Small Business (available for pre-order now) and why the challenges to economic freedom transcend just the backbone of the economy. While the COVID pandemic gave the government the opportunity to attack small businesses and consolidate power, the groundwork has been set forth […]

    E89. Chef Gruel: Government’s Small Business Overreach 

    E89. Chef Gruel: Government’s Small Business Overreach 

    Chef Andrew Gruel, celebrity chef and entrepreneur behind Slapfish Restaurant (with 27 locations throughout the US), joins Carol Roth to talk about his own small business journey and the issues with government overreach before, during and post-COVID. He discusses his pivots away from “units of labor”, why small businesses have a hard time with capital […]

    E88. Second-Chancers are Untapped Workforce Talent

    E88. Second-Chancers are Untapped Workforce Talent

    Jeff Korzenik, Chief Investment Strategist for Fifth Third Bank and author of the new book, “Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community” re-joins Carol Roth to talk about the efforts being made to bring those formerly incarcerated back into the workforce. He talks about why the business community and […]

    E87. Losing a Small Business to Government’s Pandemic Reaction

    E87. Losing a Small Business to Government’s Pandemic Reaction

    Paul Shirley, former NBA basketball player turned author and entrepreneur, joins Carol Roth to talk about his journey from athlete to creator, entrepreneur and small business owner. Paul shares a frank and raw narrative about how the government pandemic closures happened just as his young business was gaining momentum, and his frustrations as a business […]

    E86. A Fighter Pilot’s Advice on Span of Control

    E86. A Fighter Pilot’s Advice on Span of Control

    Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in one of the highest pressure, extreme environments imaginable: in the cockpit at Mach 2.The first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, Carey joins Carol Roth to talk about her upcoming book Span of Control and how the span of control concept can help […]

    E85. Saving the Gig Economy from Politicians

    E85. Saving the Gig Economy from Politicians

    Wayne Winegarden, Sr. Fellow in Business and Economics and Director of the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation at the Pacific Research Institute, re-joins Carol Roth to discuss his new study on the gig economy, “The Small Business Gig.” Wayne and Carol discuss how enacting harmful laws like California’s AB5 or the PRO Act (which […]

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

ballpeen brain ,

Saving the Gig Economy from Politicians.

I discovered this remarkable and highly intelligible economist when Joe Concha had her on as a guest filling in for Hannity. I was hooked by her composure, common sense and the sensible steps she explicated to help fix the USA’s horridly broken system. I am now listening to her on a regular basis. She is passionate about the problem of our national debt and offers excellent advice not only to help but to warn financial imbeciles like myself of the coming ‘economic catastrophe’ if things continue to progress down this reckless path.

Gen_Why ,

Carol is fantastic

Excellent podcast, finally someone talking about spending and the deficit.

Gabby Hoffman ,

Stellar podcast

Thanks from having me on the podcast, Carol! A tremendous host who makes economics understandable and hones in on important issues like gig work and independent contracting. Must-listen!

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