Taking Flight with your business is easier with our one-on-one coaching services

Feeling stuck or need a plan?

With a personalised plan and support, we can help you go from "WTF do I do next?!" to "OMG that's exactly what I was looking for!"

Save time with 1:1 coaching

Focus on what YOU need to achieve

Smash your goals faster

Business mentoring can help you make a real difference

You don't feel like group coaching sessions are for you? - No problem... 

Make every minute count towards getting the results you want with 1:1 focused support.

Once you’ve taken the pulse of your marketing with the business audit, it’s time to take your business to the next level with one of our strategy and coaching packages.

We offer both one-off packages for those wanting a short, sharp burst of momentum, OR ongoing plans for those looking for a longer-term co-pilot.

Our weekly sessions have kept me accountable and motivated and have been a valuable investment in growing a successful new business.

- Kate


I'm Kat,

A fellow business owner, with a heart to help you grow your business...

I’ve been in your shoes, and know how overwhelming it can be to learn all the different facets to running a business (while still mostly working IN the business).

Having worked with hundreds of small business owners like yourself, and with almost 20 years business experience, I've learnt a short-cut or two.

I started The Helpful Academy back in 2015 because I'm passionate about making business support affordable and accessible.

I look forward to sharing my tips and tricks with you, either in-person or online, to help you grow your business more effortlessly!

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The best place to find out how we can help you grow your business, is with a business audit...

This helps us both identify together what's already working well for you, and where the room for improvement lies so we can make you a personalised plan.

An audit happens in 3 steps...

Get your audit

Our 5-minute simple marketing audit will give you a marketing score and identify areas for improvement.

Kat Soper and The Helpful Academy

We meet in-person or over Zoom

Let’s turn your audit into an action plan. We’ll meet for 60 minutes and get clear on your best plan forward.

Put your plan into action

After our call, I'll send you a personalised plan. Make your action plan happen with 1:1 guided support, or in combination with our awesome courses.

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After your business audit, we can support you to implement your personalised plan with a combination of services, one-on-one help, group coaching and online courses.

Take a 'mini-Flight' with one (or more) of our foundational services

Click on the service-type below to learn more and book our one-off Take Flight packages...


Give your business the success it deserves by creating an action-driven 12-month BUSINESS PLAN that sets growth goals and weekly/daily tasks to turn those goals from dreams into reality.


Review the key metrics in your business to understand exactly where you are now, so you can launch or improve your marketing strategy and ensure its effectiveness.


A clear and defined CUSTOMER PATHWAY is the foundation that sets your business up for marketing success. Learn how to effortlessly draw customers into your business, convert them and nurture the ongoing relationship.


Get crystal clear on the specific marketing activities that will generate the best return for your business. Save time, energy and money by following a precise plan that tells you exactly what to post and when to post it.


Take the guesswork out of promoting (or launching) your products and services with a detailed PROMOTION PLAN. Strategise and implement the plan so you can meet your revenue goals in a specific time frame.

Got your eye on more than one package, or looking for long term support?

Introducing our signature Take Flight Coaching Program

I'll be the co-pilot you've always wanted so that you and your business can truly fly!

Upper Hutt Business Coach Kat Soper
  • Best value for those wanting in-depth and ongoing support (aka a round-the-world ticket)
  • Stop wasting time wondering what to do next - cut through the overwhelm with a personalised plan and guide
  • Brings all the best parts between personalised help, step-by-step online training, and community support together in one well-crafted package!

Stop freaking out and call Kat

" I was going around and around in frustrated circles trying to figure out how to launch a new service (or even if it was worth launching). Kat totally untangled it for me. I've made more money this month than the whole of the last year!"

Monique Doy

Dressing Up


So far the results really speak for themselves!

" It's so great to have clear actionable steps (fed to me in manageable stages) that I can easily implement. And WOW the results so far really speak for themselves."

Erica Wells

Anoint Skincare


I would highly recommend!

"Kat has helped me take my vision and transfer it into reality! I am super grateful for Kat's support, advice and hand-holding where needed. "

Tania Carr

The Coaching Hub &

The Recruitment Hub


Want to have a chat first to decide the best pathway for you?

Let's have a virtual cuppa. Choose a time below and let's book a quick chat, so you can be sure the service you choose is the best first step for you.

The Helpful Academy offers services which are registered with the Regional Business Partner Network

Small businesses (within New Zealand) may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching. For more information contact us, your Growth Advisor, or check out www.regionalbusinesspartners.co.nz