We build better businesses from the inside out.

We build better businesses from the inside out.

Our business advisory services are designed to ensure that your business has a clear vision and is on track for success.


With over 50 years’ combined experience training New Zealand business owners, the Engine Room team have the expertise and experience to assess and improve the performance of your business.


The 90-Day Challenge

Up for a challenge? We become your business coaches for 90 days and together we take on the challenge to improve your business, fast-track growth and take your business to where you want it to be! We’ve helped many Kiwi businesses fast-track their growth in just 90 days. You’ll be amazed at what can be achieved in just 90 days!

What we do:

  • Agree on a specific business objective to work towards – eg sales, profit growth, cost minimisation etc
  • Create a detailed 90-day action plan with specific ways to measure success
  • Work with you to monitor your progress
  • Suggest improvements if needed

Business Advisory

We work with you to build a detailed diagnosis of your business as it stands, and develop goals and action plans to achieve those goals. At Engine Room we take the time to look at all angles of your business to identify and target the specific areas that need improvement. After this, we don’t just leave you to it, we guide and support you along the way.

We can help you with:

  • Business Planning
  • Business Processes
  • Management Reporting
  • Buying and Selling Companies
  • Advisory Boards
  • Profitability Improvement

Our latest advisory insights

  • Can ‘Black Friday thinking’ hurt your business?

    Can ‘Black Friday thinking’ hurt your business?

    Love it or loathe it, Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) sales are mere days away with some retailers starting their sale period early. While it’s tempting to jump on the bandwagon and discount everything in sight, you’ll need a solid BFCM discounting strategy. Think about: The following discount strategies are designed to make your…

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  • Risk Management – what’s your plan?

    Risk Management – what’s your plan?

    How do you manage risk in your business? As a business owner you are constantly assessing and managing risk, balancing likely costs against potential profit. If anything major happens, do you have a plan in place?

    Read more ⟶: Risk Management – what’s your plan?
  • Directors: Know your Role

    Directors: Know your Role

    If you’re a company director, you have legal and ethical duties and some important tasks to attend to. If you’re new to leading and overseeing a company, start with understanding your role. Being a good director can help your company run well, achieve its goals, and maintain a good reputation. As a company director, you…

    Read more ⟶: Directors: Know your Role
  • Proving your business viability

    Proving your business viability

    Whether you’re applying for government subsidies, taking out a business loan or seeking investor support, you need to be able to demonstrate your ongoing viability as a business. To prove this viability, it’s important to have the right financial information at your fingertips. This information is also just as important for your own internal planning…

    Read more ⟶: Proving your business viability
  • 5 Questions to ask when buying a business

    5 Questions to ask when buying a business

    Here are 5 vital questions to ask before entering in to a purchase.

    Read more ⟶: 5 Questions to ask when buying a business
  • Using AI in your business and what to be aware of

    Using AI in your business and what to be aware of

    You’ve heard of ChatGPT and may be using this or AI in your business already. Used correctly it can be amazing but are you aware of the data you are sharing online and any implications that sharing can have? ChatGPT promises to automate a lot of tasks, including write your content for you. But this…

    Read more ⟶: Using AI in your business and what to be aware of

Let’s grow your business

Because no business is alike, we don’t think our service packages should be either.
We tailor our service to your business, your goals, and your budget. 

Arrange a chat to talk with our team and we can build a framework to suit your business needs.

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