When someone tells you “oh wow, things must be going SO well in your business” – does a part of you wish they knew how lost you sometimes feel?
I know how hard you work, how badly you want to succeed, how much you believe in the potential of your business, and how much progress you’ve already made.
But at some point – between juggling orders, suppliers and the relentless need to keep up on social media, you’ve begun to feel overwhelmed. And financially, you may be wondering when you’ll get the chance to pay yourself a decent salary or hire in enough help.
If that sounds familiar, and you run a small or start-up product business that sells gift, home, stationery or clothing, then find out how I can help.
Sometimes, you just need to talk to someone who gets it. Sometimes you've taken in all the information that you can on your own, and you need that injection of personalised support that you can only get from a conversation with an expert.
I love to support and encourage my clients whether you need a one-off session to create a strategy, or ongoing support to move your business forward. Find out more about my range of 1-2-1 packages here.
"Catherine was a huge help in delving into where and how I can strategise my start-up business and identifying various steps to take to create the results I am looking for. Her retail knowledge was really beneficial and she opened my eyes to concepts and ideas I was yet to think of - very insightful and worthwhile."
Sara Birchall - Cub and Pudding
I believe that we all deserve to create the life we want to lead through our businesses.
But let's be honest, building a product business that generates enough money to meet our goals is HARD.
I am passionate about providing low-cost, high-quality information to all of you amazing founders - so if you're looking for ways to grow your sales and build your business profitably, take a look at my online courses and masterclasses. They are designed with you in mind - affordable and bite-sized to fit around your busy life.
"A really helpful, clear and understandable workshop. Catherine is warm and approachable and I left the session feeling excited and confident about taking the next step with my business" Ceri Fox, Benstede & Cirger
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"I highly recommend Catherine's consulting services. She has so much experience with product businesses, which is such a help to people like me. I run a business designing and selling products, but felt unsure about finding more wholesale customers. After my session with Catherine, I now have a much better idea for building the wholesale area of my business and feel really supported having talked through my action plan."
Frances Verbeek - The Happi Empire
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