About Me - My Biography

Leanne Knowles is a coach, consultant and business strategist and she is passionate about helping small business owners to realise their business dreams.

She started her first small business at 24 years old and she understands first hand the challenges faced by business owners as they work to respond to competitive challenges, customer expectations and the constantly changing business landscape.

Leanne has been in this business for 16 years and she brings the following qualifications:

  • Business Degree (Deakin University)
  • DISC Behavioural Profiling
  • Workplace Motivators
  • Emotional Intelligence profiling
  • Five years intensive training in transformational leadership
  • Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner
  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment (being completed)

In addition to working with many small business clients across a range of industry sectors, she has worked with major brands such as:

  • B2B & Professional Services: PricewaterhouseCoopers,
  • Retail & Wholesale: Priceline Pharmacy, House, Price Attack, Gasmate, Playcorp, APCO Service Stations, Telstra Shop
  • Building & Construction: Hutchinson Builders, Australian Glass & Glazing Association
  • Tourism, Sport & Leisure: AFL EJ Whitten Legends Game, Anaconda Adventure Race Series, Skandia Geelong Week, Go Ride A Wave, Hawthorn Football Club, Motorcycling Victoria, World Games

Leanne has been a Director of Motorcycling Australia, Motorcycling Victoria and Australian Parachute Federation, and helped to launch the inaugural Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame. She started her first successful business at 24 years old and sold it 10 years later.

In sport, Leanne won a silver medal for Australia in women’s team skydiving, and was awarded the Prime Minister’s Sport Australia Medal in 2000. She was previously a skydiving instructor and coach, and remains a qualified parachute rigger.


My Expertise

I am a Business Coach and Strategist, specialising in

  • Small Business Growth
  • Business & Marketing Planning
  • New Business Development
  • Client Retention
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Coaching for Success Mindset

In addition to sound business strategy and planning, I bring the power of the success mindset and transformational learning to your business. When you combine that with decades of real world, hands-on business experience and know how, I can help make a significant difference to the growth and profitability of you business.

Business Know-How, Experience and Strategy + Success Mindset = Business Success

My Passions

  • Helping business owners realise their dreams
  • Seeing great ideas come to fruition
  • Sharing the business adventure with like minded people
  • Keeping a fit and healthy mind and body
  • Learning and growing as a human being

My Interests

I love to ride my motorcycle as fast as I can around a race track at every opportunity I get. I also get out with friends and ride the beautiful Great Ocean Road in southern Victoria.

How I Can Help Other Members


We help business owners create the financial freedom they have always wanted.

Our product is a business success program that has two facets:

  1. First we introduce you to an Epic Human Experience to help you identify and conquer your fears and hesitations, and jolt you out of your comfort zone
  2. Then we guide you through a simple 3-step process that will codify your Secret Sauce, allowing you to increase sales and profitability, and scale your business for growth

We bring you a 3-step blue-print:

  1. Mind your Mindset
  2. Differentiate
  3. Codify your Secret Sauce

Unlike the other coaching and consulting options available that are boring, ineffective and difficult to translate into action, this program blasts the cobwebs out of your old routine, puts a fire in your belly, and makes it easier to grow your business.

Headswitch is the business partner you always wanted, without having to share the profits

Why I Became a HerBusiness Member

I am a member for a few reasons.

  • I want to connect with business women who need a trusted guide in my areas of expertise
  • I want to connect with potential strategic partners so we can assist each other in achieving our business goals
  • I also want to be part of a wider community of business people who are willing to share information, experience and mentoring
  • I am energised by the power of the commmunity

My Member to Member Offer(s)

If you are a business owner, and you want financial freedom from your business…

Contact me to set up your free 60 minute Skype coaching call.

Email: leanne@headswitch.com.au

Mobile: 0422 388499