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 free enterprise should take the lead in terms of this movement and how bringing these workers into businesses have transformed companies.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on the fastest racket sport.

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 owner watching the government pick winners and losers. Paul and Carol also discuss how what happened has informed his go-forward strategy on his future endeavors.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on time zones.

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 you be more focused, productive and make better decisions- even if you aren’t landing on an aircraft carrier at night.

Carey and Carol also discuss the myth of multitasking and the underrated skill to help improve teams, as well as personal and professional progress, plus much more.

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 recently passed the House) hinders innovation and restricts people’s ability to become entrepreneurs and provide for their families. Wayne and Carol also discuss the issues around the minimum wage, the Federal Reserve and other government intervention into free markets and why the federal stimulus package is a misnomer.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on outer space and ice cream.

Joe Concha, media and political columnist for The Hill and a Fox News contributor, rejoins Carol Roth to talk about media hypocrisy, big tech and how we end cancel culture. Carol and Joe dive into what has shifted with media and so-called journalism, particularly that that covers politics and general news.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on the NBA.

Catherine Morgan, Career Transition Expert, Business Consultant and founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc. joins Carol Roth to discuss all of your opportunities and possibilities if you are looking to reinvent yourself professionally. Find out what can make you “uncoachable”, solving burnout, what an age problem vs. a wage problem is and more to enhance your business and job opportunities.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on Tango dancing.

Unni Turrettini, lawyer, speaker, consultant and author of Betraying the Nobel: The Secrets and Corruption in the Nobel Peace Prize, joins Carol Roth to talk about the secrets behind the prestigious prize. Unni and Carol discuss why Norway instead of Sweden awards the prize, how a president with little experience could be awarded such a distinction and whether President Trump has a shot at the 2021 prize award. Unni also shares the ins-and-outs of how the prize has moved away from its original purposes and what learnings we can take away more broadly in other aspects of media and politics.*

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on a very cold natural anti-depressant.

Jen Ross, a former analyst at an all-short hedge fund and current strategy and business intelligence consultant for the US Space Force space program, primarily focused on program strategy and business intelligence. Jen Ross and Carol Roth break down all the technical terms around trading and short-selling and other related Wall Street concepts that have recently been in the news with the GameStop and Reddit drama. Jen and Carol also talk about the issues around the Fed and the broader Main Street vs. Wall Street sentiment, as well as their respective lists on what could tank the stock market.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to make sure nobody sits next to you on a plane.

Jesse Kelly, media personality, TV and radio host extraordinaire, joins Carol Roth to talk about the state of the US and why we are witnessing parallels with the Roman Empire’s downfall. Jesse and Carol discuss what has gone wrong, the “issue” with the Constitution and how communist thinking has already taken over large parts of the country. Jesse also provides his take on what we can do to make things better, with a clarification of his Twitter “Balkanize” suggestion.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on Andrew Jackson.

Kurt Schlichter, Senior Columnist at Townhall.com and conservative commentator, joins Carol Roth to discuss the current state of free speech, corporatism and deplatforming vis-à-vis America’s political divide. Kurt pulls no punches as he shares the newly named “Schlichter principle” and how it applies to freedom and how things could possibly change- for better or worse.

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to make the best steak ever.

Gene Marks, President of the Marks Group PC and writer for outlets like The Guardian and The Hill, joins Carol Roth to discuss the state of small business coming out of 2020 into 2021. Gene and Carol break down Trump’s business legacy and what might be in store in the new administration. Plus, some great tax tips and breaks of which you may not be aware. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” on how to hack getting on the train at Penn Station.

Julio Gonzales, CEO of Engineered Tax Services and national tax expert who helped advise on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act joins Carol Roth to discuss the fallout on small business and the economy from 2020 and what to expect under a Biden administration. Julio and Carol also discuss some surprise places where individuals and business owners can turn for financial assistance, and the importance of advocating for yourself with your elected officials. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” on an underused tax break.

Heather Zumarraga, President of Zuma Global and the author of The Man’s Guide to Corporate Culture joins Carol Roth to discuss the new reality for being a man (or a woman) in the workplace, and how to navigate it. From dating to other secret “rules”, Heather shares the ways that you can ensure to keep yourself out of trouble, avoid reputational damage and still be able to mentor colleagues. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on fashion indicators in the stock market.

Would you give up your fans and livelihood on principle? Joe Walsh, former “Tea Party” Congressman from Illinois and nationally syndicated radio host joins Carol Roth to talk about why he gave up everything to primary Trump, even when he knew he would lose. Joe and Carol discuss the future of the country under Biden and the potential to kill the two party duopoly.

You can connect with Joe on Twitter @WalshFreedom. You can also check out his book, F*ck Silence, every and his podcast of the same name here.

Karol Markowicz, columnist for the New York Post, joins Carol Roth to talk about why politics and incompetence instead of science have led COVID decision making down the wrong path. Karol and Carol talk about the “pajama class”, why the lockdowns have destroyed communities and how children are suffering. And they discuss where we go from here. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on taxis and police in NYC.

Bryan Sharpe, known online as “Hotep Jesus,” and a tech entrepreneur, author and podcaster, joins Carol Roth to talk culture, entrepreneurship and technology. Carol uncovers Bryan’s entrepreneurship origin story from cologne spritzing to his current work in AI and blockchain endeavors. Bryan and Carol give some great advice on marketing and being a successful entrepreneur and explore the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence. 

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on W. E. B. Du Bois.

Dennis Kneale, writer, media consultant and co-author with Lou Dobbs of “The Trump Century” joins Carol Roth to break down the 2020 election debacle and talk about why he believes that regardless of the outcome, President Trump’s policies will have a lasting impact on the country, for the better, for years and maybe decades to come. 

As Dennis has 30 years in media, including being the former managing editor of Forbes, an ex-anchor at CNBC and Fox Business, and a journalist at The Wall Street Journal, he and Carol also talk about the state of the media and their role in dividing the country and spreading misinformation. 

Carol Roth goes solo to cover her biggest post-election concerns, regardless on who wins, encompassing the size of government, spending, the Fed, the state of small business and more.

You can connect with Carol on Twitter @CarolJSRoth.

Gabriella Hoffman, media strategist, conservative political columnist and award-winning writer joins Carol Roth to discuss the implications of the PROAct, particularly under a Biden presidency, and its potential to kill 59 million freelance and gig jobs. Gabriella recounts her parents’ story of fleeing communism and how to teach more young individuals about capitalism.

Plus, a “Now You Know” segment on the origin of the Moscow Mule. 

You may know Annie Duke as a former professional poker player, but her focus now is as an author, corporate speaker and consultant in the decision-making space. She has just released How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices as a follow-up to her national bestseller, Thinking in Bets. Annie and Carol Roth talk about the perils of groupthink, having access to too much information and social media, as well as a formula for making better decisions. 

She even catches Carol in saying she knows less about something than she does and gives her a problem-solving tool that you can use, too.