Grow your business with personalised 1-on-1 coaching services

Going into business is often the easy part of the journey.

You soon realise, as your toes get deeper into the water that some challenges arise that you never thought possible.

The good news is…


You Don't Have To Do It Alone

With tailored support through business coaching, you can achieve your business goals

Our Coaching Programmes

COVID Recovery

If you’re looking for practical help to get your business back on track and thriving after the effects of COVID-19, we have a number of options to assist. From revisiting your business model to smart ways of marketing.

Business Design

Designing a beautiful business is a mix of art, science, determination and some expert guidance. From business design to complex product development we have the knowledge and experience to help you take your business to the next level.


Marketing is wide and diverse, with ever increasing options and noise it’s hard to get cut through. We have expert knowledge to get to the core of your business and help you connect with the hearts and minds of your ideal clients.

Business Growth

Get serious about the growth of your business with tailored support and coaching packages that guide you in the areas that you need it most. Business growth will no longer be a “what if” but tangible results that you can see.

What Our Clients Have To Say

Colart is an absolute gift to any organisation working their way to cultural and mindset growth. Over the 3 years we have worked with him, magic has broken out in the most unexpected places. If you and your business are on a growth journey, this is the person you want to call.

– Dawie Olivier, GM of Westpac NEXT –

We have currently been working with Candice from The Marketing Baker and she has been absolutely incredible. Highly recommend any business to work with her. We are so excited about what is to come for our business.

– Kylie, Khaos Cakery –

Colart has x-ray eyes that see under everyday interactions and expose the under workings of culture.
He’s powered by creativity, empathy, and ethics and operates in an economy of “unlocking” value yet to be appreciated.
Also, dude has an amazing mustache.

– Joseph Auslander Jr. –

I booked in with Candice for a strategy session to run through the best ways to market to an emerging target market that I’ve come across. It. Was. AMAZING!!!

It really helped to solidify my thinking about the best approach and within a couple of weeks of our session, I had two enquiries from this target market

Candice – you are a legend and I love what you do!

– Irene Bennetts, Admin Army –

Colart is an exemplary gentleman and is filled with an abundance of patience, emphathy and kindness. Colart is always known to be able to bring ‘another angle’ to the discussion which add enormous value for his clients. He is often my go to person because of his expertise in business theories, process designs and strategic models. I would confidently recommend Colart to any organisations looking to utilise his skills.

– Stan Low –

Your Coaches

We’re Collectively, and we exist to help kiwi business owners thrive in the face of unstoppable change.

We’ve created Collectively for growth focused business owners because it’s hard to run a business and even harder to grow it.

Collectively is an online business community that harnesses the power of the collective to grow your business.

We’re passionate about creating a world where businesses are shaping a better future for humanity.

Collectively was created by Candice and Colart who are building on Michelle Goulevitch’s vision to create a supportive business network which was originally founded as Network NZ in 2015.

Outside of Collectively, Candice and Colart run successful coaching businesses. Candice owns The Marketing Baker, a strategic marketing consultancy helping business owners with marketing with the right ingredients for success. And Colart owns, where he helps build beautiful businesses through by helping business leaders like you boost performance and foster innovation. 

Candice Baker

Managing Director

Candice Baker is a strategic thinker and passionate about seeing businesses succeed. Marketing is her calling and she loves harnessing the power of what marketing can do for business growth. 

Backed by a Bachelor of Business and Information Management with a second major in Marketing, she has worked with Kiwi startups, large international corporations and everything in between. She has the ability to easily identify areas of opportunity for businesses to grow and develop which helps empower business owners and members our community.

She is passionate about learning and is constantly expanding her skills and knowledge in wide variety of areas.

Colart Miles

Managing Director

Colart Miles is an experienced leader and mentor with a rich and interesting life history. Born and raised in Sub-Saharan Africa, Colart has witnessed many human extremes including a wide range of tragedies and triumphs. His firm belief in the immense potential that lays dormant in each of us drives his approach to life.

Colart is pursuing his passion for helping organizations to speed up innovation and to find new futures. Past clients include; Westpac, Adherium, Downer EDS, IXOM,, NZME,, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and Air New Zealand (Innovations and Ventures).

His career has spanned a variety of industries in Europe, the U.S. and New Zealand including; social media, broadcast television, entertainment, media (print & online), IT outsourcing, banking, insurance, financial services, oil and N.G.O.’s.

Colart’s approach to leadership is intensely personal, insightful, compassionate and highly productive. Working with Colart, expect to be inspired, challenged and energized!

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”
~ African Proverb

Funding Eligibility


Small and medium sized businesses may qualify for funding to help pay for advisory services to support them through the Covid-19 outbreak.

Collectively has business recovery and marketing services registered with the COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund. Businesses may be eligible for support under the COVID-19 Business Advisory Fund for this service. Find out more by visiting

Funding is only available through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) Growth Advisors. Register your business and connect with your local Growth Advisor for more information.

Ready To Get Started?

Simply book a free 30 Minute Business Clinic Session with Candice and Colart to discuss your needs.

Or complete the form below to get in touch with us about getting your coaching journey under way.

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