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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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When Working for Free Can Work for Your Business

To work for free or not to work for free – that is a question. Most small business owners will struggle with this, especially if they are newer in their businesses. Carol’s recent post on entrepreneur.com sheds some light on this sticky issue. She describes some Read More

Entrepreneurial Shame: Dreaming of a J O B

I am going to say what a lot of you are thinking: Sometimes I dream about getting a job. My fantasy includes the joy of just executing on someone else’s plan. What if I didn’t have to be the CEO, marketer, business developer, administrative assistant, and Read More

Small Business: How to Use the News

Last week we published a post on how to get quoted in the media – so I thought it would be good to share Carol’s recent post on the Nextiva blog about how you can use information from the news to benefit your small business. Carol Read More

Do You Feel Guilty When You Are Not Working?

I don’t know about you, but my work has been exploding lately, and any semblance of “balance” has flown out the window. I have had to consciously make time to step away from the laptop and unplug. And yes, sometimes I feel guilty about it. Carol Read More

How Training and Practice Can Improve Your Speaking

Public speaking is a major fear for many professionals, but love it or hate it, when you are looking for funding or clients, you are going to have to get comfortable speaking in front of people. I happen to love public speaking. I think it is Read More

Anatomy of a Proposal

I think I have an easier time with proposals than most small business owners because I was a proposal manager when I worked at Deloitte. I look at developing a proposal like working on a jigsaw puzzle. First, you find the edges, then look for the Read More

Waiting for the Mythical Mentor? Stop.

Carol recently wrote a post on entrepreneur.com on something that we all need as small business owners – mentoring. Carol says: For entrepreneurs, the concept of mentorship is one that can be both powerful and elusive. Mentors can help you perform better, point out shortcomings in Read More

Be a Better Speaker: Tips from Carol and Catherine

It isn’t often that Carol and I post on the same topic around the same time on different blogs – but that is exactly what happened recently. I suspect that many of you are speaking, or are considering speaking to grow your business. Here on Business Read More

Facepalm Marketing Moves: Brands and Tragedy

There have been several facepalm marketing moments recently. Brands and tragedy just shouldn’t mix. On September 11 several brands displayed bad taste and worse judgment. And then there is the Urban Outfitters fiasco. Anybody who has ever worked for a big company – and I am Read More

IRS Needs to Acknowledge Freelance Economy

Carol’s recent post on the CNBC blog suggests that the IRS should revise employee and contractor definitions. She states: “As we look at ways to put people back to work and foster a pro-growth environment for small business, a simple definitional change in the tax code Read More
 
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