Empowering individuals and teams to embody their core values and be their best selves.





We are a boutique training and coaching company focused on interpersonal communication.

Would you like to be a better storyteller?

Do you need to improve your conversation and networking skills?

Are you living a different set of values at home – than you are at work?

Knowles by Heart Consultants delivers a suite of coaching and training courses designed to bring out your authentic self, and show you skilful ways of communicating with others.


Our Focus is YOU

Our methods are based on heart-felt interactions and mutual respect.
We integrate core values exploration into all of our programs.
We share over 50 years of combined business and training experience.

Choose your own adventure

From building conversations quickly to leading your team with presence and trust;

From perfecting your personal pitch to landing that dream job;

We are here to guide you on your adventure to becoming a better communicator. 

Personal Suite

For individuals on a journey of self-development

Presenter Suite

For Speakers, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs

Job Seeking Suite

For people in transition, immigrant professionals, and women re-entering the workforce

Leadership Suite

For Leaders, Managers, and Influencers

Team Suite

For Organizations, Departments, and Project Teams

Do you fit into more than one Suite?

Even better!

We’re all wonderfully complex creatures. Our programs reflect where you sit amongst your many relationships, as well as the personality traits, ambitions and dreams that make up You.

Chat to us today. Let us in on your story. We can show you impactful programs that will help you soar.

Get to know us better

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“The Values-based Leadership Workshop delivered by Wendy provided an opportunity to take a deeper look at my personal values…It was a chance to slow down, take a breath, and reflect. I have an emerging sense of importance of being values-driven…The new theoretical models can easily apply to my areas of practice and offer a way to better support my teams.”

– Comments from Leaders of NGOs at the 2019 Provincial Leadership Conference


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John and Wendy, You two are awesome! The way you work together is brilliant.

Your feedback was right on the money, you never talk over each other and your differing perspectives dovetailed together. John’s level of expertise and attention to detail is unbelievable. Wendy’s helped me access more vulnerability and fun in my delivery.

Her business savvy kept the professional tone front and centre while encouraging spontaneity and freedom of expression.

You two take professional storytelling to a whole different level. I had a blast!

– Dennis Duff, Business Owner, Northern California

Organisations that John and Wendy Knowles have impacted include:


Our coaching programs combine a ‘yin’ and ‘yang’ of authentic communication: Authentic Values and Storytelling.

These two streams work in harmony to develop your skills in expressing yourself, leading others, and creating impact.

Explore our fun courses that guide and challenge you!

Below are a small selection of our Courses – click here to view the full Course List.

Team Building with Improvisation

Team Building with Improvisation

Align your team with this hilarious, improvised games and lateral thinking workshop that develops their brainstorming, creativity and communication skills in a hands-on team-building experience.

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Present Well Online

Present Well Online

Learn to confidently use your voice, appearance and online presentation skills to ensure the engagement of others in virtual meetings.

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Business Communications Skills

Business Communications Skills

Learn to express yourself with professionalism, passion and clarity in business situations such as Informational and Job Interviews where communicating your personality, expertise and career potential is crucial.

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Wonderful, you made it!

Hopefully, you've reached this point because you have a good feeling about us and how we can help.

Do you fancy sharing more stories together?

Or exploring how you can better and more comfortably express your authentic self?

Or having more impact whenever you speak?

While singing telegrams are always welcome, phone calls and emails might be easier.

Call us here to speak with John, or email us on hello@knowlesbyheart.com.

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