Do you want to make a big impact advising small businesses?

Build a successful client base under licence with leading Business Advisory Firm, The Engine.

You’re experienced in business coaching and have wisdom to share.

But there’s a lot of competition out there and growing a business advisory client base on your own can be lonely.  The Engine has built up a strong credible presence in the New Zealand business community as leaders in business advisory including capability funding lines, a TV show and podcast.

Join our community and make an impact helping growth-focused business owners thrive.

The visionary of The Engine

The Engine was founded by successful Entrepreneur and Leading Business Advisor, Catherine Cooke. 

Passionate about seeing businesses succeed, Catherine’s driven to build a team of talented Business Advisors working in partnership with expert provider specialists to build a vibrant, growth community of business owners. The result is a supportive ecosystem where everyone thrives.

Why join us?

Align yourself with a trusted, highly visible brand where The Engine’s community practice in our founder’s leadership of swimming with business clients to get the best outcomes.

Provide a better advisory service with access to branded resources and proven programmes that you can add to your business toolkit.

Access our pool of qualified providers for legal, accounting, HR and marketing services. Refer clients to these providers with confidence knowing they’ll get the best service possible.

You don’t have to build your client base on your own. With The Engine, you’ll be part of a growing community of business owners and advisors committed to grow and support each other with reciprocal business.

Who we’re looking for  

We’d love you as part of The Engine if you:

Seeking an opportunity to earn six figures

Minimum of 3 – 5 years business advisory experience

Committed to 32-35 hours per week

Are ethical and passionate about helping people succeed

Are a team player – willing to be actively involved in our community

Are cashflow management and strategic planning savvy

Want to build a successful client base of 10+ regular clients ongoing

Wish to join The Engine as a Business Advisor operating under licence

Are results-driven and hungry to help businesses succeed using our proven tools, resources and programmes

Are willing to collaborate with other members of  The Engine and build reciprocal business relationships so everyone wins

Understand that growing your network will grow your opportunities

Inside The Engine

Take a look under the hood and find out what makes The Engine so powerful for business owners


Our Values


Integrity – we are courageous and only operate with our best intentions at heart.

Honest – we are deeply trusted by our clients and they know we will tell them what they need to hear.

Collaborative – we firmly believe businesses perform better with a team behind them. We help you build that team.

Persistence – we value our relationships and work hard for our clients. 

Genuine – what you see is what you get – we don’t try to be something we’re not.  

Humility – we meet you where you are on your journey without any judgement.

Community – you don’t need to do business alone – together is better. With The Engine you’re part of a community that’s got your back.

Respect – we may not be in your shoes but we respect where you’re at.

Our Mission

To impact businesses at their foundations through education.
To bring transformation through building capability and to create a culture of sustainability through the pursuit of innovation.
Ultimately helping businesses thrive.

What our clients say about working with The Engine

Lesley Dobson, It’s Organic Darling

We invested in products destined for airports and airlines and we know what happened there. In came Catherine. She just knows everyone, she doesn’t procrastinate and her background in business has been hugely helpful. 


Darrell Smith, Landsmiths

We’ve accomplished quite a few things through collaboration with other businesses. Catherine has introduced me to many businesses. The whole business has grown and we’ve cemented in some really good stuff. 


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