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Catherine Morgan is the editorial director for CarolRoth.com | Business Unplugged and the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc. She is a business consultant to consultants and a career transition coach. Catherine is an engaging public speaker who frequently presents on several topics, including career transition, growing a solo service business, and productivity.

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Gone Fishing: We’re on Vacation!

We’re on vacation. We are going fishing – or going to sit by the pool – or something. It’s summer here in Chicago and Business Unplugged is taking the next two weeks off. We’ll be back on Tuesday, August 5. See you then! Read More

Online Marketing: What Not to Do

Editor’s note: I was so sorry when Rich Gallagher, one of our favorite guest contributors, published this on his blog first. It is exactly the kind of smart and snarky post we like to publish here at Business Unplugged. Since you might have missed it, I Read More

Gone Fishing – Happy Fourth of July 2014

In celebration of the Independence Day holiday weekend here in the U.S. we will be taking today off. Please remember to unplug, connect with friends and family, and recharge your battery. This is incredibly important for small business owners. Have a wonderful holiday and be safe. Read More

When Procrastination Isn’t or Respecting Your Process

Most of my clients pay me to help them develop strategies and keep them accountable. Generally, I help people STOP procrastinating and get past blocks. But recently I realized that sometimes procrastination…isn’t. Here is one example: My small business clients frequently hire me to do some Read More

Entrepreneurs and the Minimum Wage Debate

Editor’s Note: Carol believes that entrepreneurs and small business owners are being forgotten in the minimum wage debate. As you may know, Carol guest blogs on several other platforms. Her latest on Entrepreneur.com is one that I thought would be of great interest to many of Read More

Customer Service and the Weary Traveler

My recent trip to and from my Vassar College reunion in upstate New York necessarily involved multiple service and transportation providers. There were some surprising wins and some unexpected fails in my customer experience. Carol recently wrote a post about the one thing that you should Read More

Gone Fishing – Memorial Day 2014

Here at Business Unplugged we are going to…wait for it…unplug. And please make sure you do too – at least for a little while. It is so important to take time away from your business and recharge. We’ll be back on Wednesday, May 28. Read More

The Silent Partner You Can’t Ignore

One of my primary philosophies is that it makes no sense to separate the person from the professional – it’s an artificial distinction and doesn’t work. Solo or small business owners ARE their businesses, so anything that is going on in their lives can affect their Read More

Customer Service: ‘No Problem’ May BE Your Problem

This has been a pet peeve of mine for a while. It’s a big customer service faux pas. Invariably this happens at fast food or low-price retail establishments, but do you say this to your customers? Customers who may be paying you handsomely for your products Read More

Confirmation Bias: Don’t Believe Your Own BS

As small business owners we need to believe in ourselves. Not only that, we need to believe in our products and services enough to make others believe in them too. Without a doubt we need to be completely committed to growing our businesses, but we also Read More
 
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