Transformative Retail Business Mentoring

Product Business Mastermind

A high-performance 6 month program kicking off in January 2024, combining award-winning business mentoring with the magic of masterminding, for ambitious small business owners.

Get me on your team
Have a private call with me every week for six months, with unlimited email support in between. It's like gaining an expert team member!
Goodbye procrastination, hello laser-focus
Regular, rapid feedback helps you make quicker decisions and see more results, fast.
You don't have to do this alone
Combining personalised one-to-one work with group support and encouragement creates a winning combination.
What business mentoring offers

A trusted adviser offering business mentoring

When someone tells you “oh wow, you’ve built such an amazing small 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. Sound familiar? I’ve love to help.  

My business mentoring has helped many small business owners gain confidence and clarity, and I’m excited to share this high performance format with you.

Working with me

What my business mentoring offers

6 months support, a full review of your business, and on-tap support to make the changes you need to help your business flourish

Ever wondered how your business stacks up against others in your industry? We’ve got you covered! We kickstart the mastermind by giving you valuable feedback on what’s working well and what you should prioritise. 

After our insightful first session, we’ll create a customized action plan just for you and your business.

This plan will highlight the necessary steps you need to take in the short, medium, and long term to address any of the issues we’ve uncovered.

We catch up every week, for six months, with a private call exclusively for you, where you can get all your questions answered and stay accountable. 

In between our chats, you can email me anything that’s on your mind . I’ll make sure to get back to you within 48 hours, Monday to Friday, with a prompt and thoughtful response.

You’ll have the opportunity to connect with the rest of the mastermind on a weekly basis.

This enables you to make connections and learn from their experiences.

Furthermore, you can ask me questions and gain valuable insights from fellow participants. It’s a fantastic opportunity to engage, share, and grow together.

You’ll also be assigned to a select group of three to four business owners that you can connect with in a deeper way. 

With the help of a highly qualified coach, you’ll be walked through how to  navigate any mindset obstacles.

The goals clients have achieved through business mentoring

How business mentoring helps

Consistent sales growth

Creating a robust sales strategy that encourages consistency and sustainable sales growth.

Strategic planning

Getting off the rollercoaster and into the driving seat of the business with a clear plan in place.

Identifying drains

Finding the areas where time, money and effort are being spent in less than productive ways.

Proactive business

Reducing your stress and be better prepared for peak selling seasons

Financial planning

Getting clear on key numbers to monitor in the business and how to evaluate the business performance yourself.

Founders vision

Ensuring that you are building a business that fits your definition of success, and no-one else's.

Support needed

Working out what structure and resources will help you hit your goals, and how these fit into your finances.

Confidence and motivation

Supporting you as the business founder, equipping you with knowledge and confidence.

Testimonials from former business mentoring clients

Kind words from business mentoring clients

How determined and creative small business owners just like you have found the business mentoring program.

Transformative Retail Business Mentoring
I've worked with Catherine as part of her membership and as a 1-1 client and she has really helped me get into the numbers of the business (something I'd very much shied away from previously) Catherine is a real wealth of knowledge when it comes to running a product based business and I felt fully understood and supported at a time when I was questioning how best to grow the business in a manageable way
Lauren Derrett
Transformative Retail Business Mentoring
I can't recommend working with Catherine enough! I've been working with her on a one to one basis since 2020, and I credit working with her with transforming my business from kitchen table start up to award-winning brand. She is incredibly knowledgeable, thoughtful, supportive and practical.
Paula Warwick
Transformative Retail Business Mentoring
She is extremely knowledgeable and very analytical, but also understands the human element involved in running a retail business. I have found her to be very calm and clear and her advice has been really useful. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.
Donna Nichol
Transformative Retail Business Mentoring
I worked with Catherine for over a year and am always so impressed with her professionalism, creative ideas and knowledge. As a 121 mentor she was so helpful to me and my business and I really valued all of her support.
Rebecca Yates
Transformative Retail Business Mentoring
I have worked with Catherine for many years to help me work strategically on the business. She has been a massive help in giving me clarity on everything from profit in the business to growth & moving to our new unit in 2021. She has a great way of making you see things clearly and I always left the meetings with new focus and lots of ideas as well as being really motivated in the next steps for the business.
Helen Dukes
Who will benefit from business mentoring

Business mentoring offers support you need as your small business changes

Creative and innovative product businesses who want expert input and clarity into improving the way that their business runs.

Suitable for those that sell online or offline, wholesale or direct to the consumer or a mix of all of those.

The process is tailored to you and your unique business and is designed to help you fill in any “blind spots” you might have as the founder.

Mentoring is suitable for established businesses looking for expert support, as well as early stage ambitious start-ups.

The mastermind groups are carefully chosen to match you with other businesses at a similar stage.

Independent businesses' favourite retail expert

A selection of my fabulous clients

Gayle Mansfield Designs

West Sussex

Disko Kids


White Rain Designs


Neon Marl


Olive and Frank


Acorn & Pip


Mama Shack



St Albans
All about business mentoring with Catherine

Small business and retail expert, passionate about helping you grow

Since 2018 I have worked with hundreds of creative product businesses to grow their sales, manage their inventory, unlock their profit potential and build businesses that last.

In 2023 I was voted in the UK’s top 5 sales advisors by Enterprise Nation. I founded The Resilient Retail Club to share my more-than two decades of industry experience with the most exciting sector of the retail industry – businesses just like yours.

I am a supportive mentor, and love nothing more than working closely with small business owners to help them make real changes to their product business.

Ready to get support?

Let's talk

The next step with business mentoring is a free, no-obligation call to start your application process.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know if the product business mastermind is right for you?

If you don’t see the answer to your question right here, please get in touch, we’d love to help.

Cohorts contain typically 8 – 12 people.  This allows to then create 2 or 3 three to four person mastermind groups.


The next cohort will start on 15th January 2024, with limited spaces available.  There is a lot of interest in joining this cohort and the last two rounds sold out.   If you want to know more about the mastermind and reserve your space for January, you can schedule a call right now.


Yes, you are able to join with a co-founder or business partner.

The product business mastermind is £3990 plus VAT, with the option to pay in three installments.

Great question!  We focus on working smarter and not harder, and helping you focus on the most effective tasks in your business.

If you’re like every other product business owner I’ve worked with, you probably have hundreds of ideas and projects sitting on your to-do list, or “some day” pile.

So I’m not here to add to that to-do list.  Our first month especially is all about seeing where you are, and putting together a strategy to move you forward effectively.

On a weekly basis, we will have a short catch up call that should be easy to fit into your schedule.

There is also a weekly hour-long group call  for additional support and getting to know your other mastermind participants.  Some people come to this call every week, some people dip in and out, either is fine.

Once a month, there is a small group call with your 3-4 person mastermind with a qualified coach.

In terms of the work that you will be doing as as business owner, we will be focusing on working more efficiently, focusing on what will move the needle, and delegating where possible.  So while you will need some time and headspace, ultimately we’ll be looking at ways to save you time.


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