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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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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

The Correct Way to Make a Business Introduction

There is the correct way and the less-effective way to make business introductions. A good business introduction is like a nugget of gold – and a deposit in the “karma bank.” It can strengthen your connection and value to and with the people you introduce. You Read More

Small Biz Reboot: Back to the Barre

I know I am not the only one who started 2014 with sky-high hopes and a fantabulous marketing plan. January was great, my practice was full, and I was on the right track executing on my New Year’s Verbs. Then one day I woke up and Read More

Resolutions? Try New Year’s Verbs.

I like the way Chris Brogan does his three words each year and posts them publicly. Resolutions always sounded kind of pompous and a bit like legalese to me. Let’s add in the fact that most people have broken their resolutions or not followed through by Read More

12 Posts from Carol 2013 – Day 3

Today’s post is the last in the series. I thought it would be fun to include some information that you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find on Business Unplugged™ – some topics that maybe go against the standard thinking or have unusual influences. Britt Raybould starts us Read More

12 Posts from Carol 2013 – Day 2

Day 2 – oh yeah! Season’s Greetings with snarkery today in the best of. George Krueger and Mary-Lynn Foster suggest you leverage best practices of dog training with your clients in Treat Your Customers Like Dogs. Brad Shorr gets the nod for best riff on pop Read More

12 Posts from Carol 2013 – Day 1

Being the editorial director of Business Unplugged™ does have some perks – and one of them is getting to pick the 12 “best of” posts for this year. In no particular order, I recommend rereading (or reading for the first time!) these great posts from our Read More

Labor Day and Back to Work

Where did the summer go? Seems like I was just getting into the swing of enjoying picnics, music, family, and friends. All of a sudden it’s back to school and back to work! I hope you soaked in the sun for the past few months. We wish Read More
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