"Cathy's personal and professional goals are to teach and empower women. "The Dandelion" is an excellent resource to anyone thinking about starting a business, growing a business or even improving their business. She takes you step by step through a simple process and teaches entrepreneurship through her vast experience in building businesses. We can learn what works and what doesn't, what to really think about before jumping in and where to find helpful resources.
Thank you, Cathy, for taking us on your entrepreneurial journey, for being open and honest about the bumps along the way, and for offering tangible advice to achieve growth and success."
- Janet Lawlor Canadian Franchise Developer Qwench Juice Bar
Do you have a calling to start your own business? Are you an established female business owner who is looking to expand your company or revisit it after a break? Do you want to make the jump from part-time business to full-time? Renew inspiration and momentum in your business and acquire those qualities of being a successful business owner to create flow and abundance.
Countless books and resources are readily available to us, but how do you know you are getting information from a knowledgeable female business owner who has the lived experience with a variety of business models and challenges?
Maximize your time and reduce your frustrations with this carefully crafted book that addresses your most pressing business concerns while offering tried and true strategies and concepts from real-world experiences.
As a 30-year veteran of entrepreneurship, Cathy Thompson has created an easy-to-follow roadmap using the schematic of a dandelion to show you how you can easily start and operate your own business (and enjoy it!). She brings you on the journey of the growth of a dandelion in the same way you would grow a business.
Cathy infuses her personal experiences in business to bring clarity to the concepts, so you feel motivated, energized, and inspired to increase your revenue and build more free time into your days.
-SUE WAHL, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, FRANCHISOR
Bella Onay, Founder, MOM2MOM BIZ
Trish Petersen, Beyond the Classroom Franchisee
Cathy Thompson started her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 4, selling dandelions door to door. She has been a TV host and producer, mental health and addictions consultant, a tutor, a franchisor, a licensor, computer salesperson, server, talent manager, tax preparer, podcast host, and retreat organizer.
At the cornerstone of all her adventures, she identifies as a lifelong learner. Cathy holds a B.A in Psychology, a diploma in Bookkeeping, a diploma in Addiction Studies along with a post-graduate certificate in Adult and Continuing Education.
With just shy of 30 years of business experience under her belt, in The Dandelion, she speaks frankly how to grow a successful business from the ground up. She and her husband live in Southwestern Ontario and have two extraordinary kids pursuing their own dreams in the fields of baseball and acting/producing.
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