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Catherine Morgan is the editor of Business Unplugged ™, an engaging speaker, and the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant and former employee of three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine combines strategy development with accountability coaching. Her productivity tips and career transition advice have been featured on WGN AM 720 and WIND AM 560 The Answer in Chicago, and on WCHE AM 1520 in the Philadelphia area. Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to productivity, career transition, small business, and entrepreneurship. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.

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Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Have These Qualities

Carol shares a golden knowledge nugget in her recent post on CNBC’s blog, “4 signs you don’t have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.” She says: “Businesses succeed when an entrepreneur finds a problem that needs to be solved, they are the “right” person to […]
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Carol’s Vacation Takeaways

It took Carol many years to understand the value and benefits of a real vacation – away and unplugged. In her latest post on entrepreneur.com, “The Internet Is Bad Brain Food and Other Vacation Learnings,” she shares some best practices for getting the most enjoyment from […]
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Solo Business Owner? It Still Takes a Village.

I’ve had the same conversation with no fewer than five solo business owners over the last week. Whenever that happens, I know the topic is something we should cover here on Business Unplugged. My specialty is working with solo consultants and helping them find great clients […]
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Why Being Flexible Is a Strength for Small Business

What can most small businesses do even better than the big guys? Change strategy and direction in order to capitalize on a market need or industry trend. Carol’s latest post on the Nextiva blog, “5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Innovate Better Than the Big […]
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Best Ways to Keep Information Secure When Traveling

Business travel is often part of getting new clients and growing your business. You probably know that you need to take extra precautions to keep your personal information and client data safe when traveling. Carol shares some of the best and easiest strategies to stay secure […]
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Can Small Businesses Benefit from Big Data?

All businesses generate data. In fact, it can feel like we are awash in data. We hear a lot about big companies trying to gain insights from data, but small businesses also can benefit. Carol interviews marketing expert Marina Erulkar in a recent post on entrepreneur.com titled “The Big […]
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Gone Fishing – Summer 2016

We are taking some time off – and we hope you schedule some time off as well to unplug, step back, and reconnect with friends and family. We’ll be back on Tuesday, August 2.
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Customer Service: Don’t Play the Blame Game

What is the most frustrating experience when a product isn’t working? Trying to get someone to own up to the problem – and fix it. You might spend 20 minutes (or several hours) on the phone while companies and their vendors point fingers at each other, […]
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Top 10 Posts of 2016 So Far

As we move into the second half of 2016, it made sense to go back and review some of the best posts from the year so far. While it was really hard to choose, here are my picks in no particular order. I tried to cover a […]
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10 Easy Ways to Be More Successful

Carol’s recent post on entrepreneur.com was titled “10 Rules for Success as a Woman” – but most of these apply to anyone. There are certain mannerisms or other little things that can make you appear less professional as an entrepreneur. And most of them are really […]
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