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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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What to Do When Business Is Slow

Most businesses have some predictability about them as to when you can anticipate being busy – and when you may be less so. Carol dives into this topic in her latest post on MasterCard Biz, “5 Ways to Survive a Seasonal Slowdown.” She begins: “Most businesses […]
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Sometimes It Really Pays to Hire a Pro

Many of us are bootstrapping our businesses, and we want to get the most value out of every dollar we spend. But the low-cost solution can sometimes cost your business big time. Carol tackles this topic in her latest post on, “3 Examples of When […]
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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, “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 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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