Laura E. Knights, LCSW is an author, speaker, and executive coach that has been developing professional and personal development programs for the last 16 years in the areas of small business growth, leadership development, and women's empowerment. Her expertise and background in entrepreneurship, strategic planning, organizational development, and social work uniquely equip her to teach others how to deal with both the "head work" and "heart work" required to succeed in business and in life.
Laura coaches women solo-business owners who are unsure about the RIGHT strategy to grow their businesses to create customized action plans to increase their confidence, clarity, and cash flow. Additionally, she is the President of Knights Consulting LLC, where she works with companies to implement innovative programming to enhance employee performance and workplace culture. Laura has assisted hundreds of people through her business training workshops, mastermind groups, and popular coaching programs where she teaches people how to create a life and business of meaning and purpose that transforms their self-identity, work, and wealth.
Laura received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, and her Master’s in Social Work from DePaul University. Additionally, Laura is a trained therapist and holds a Licensed Clinical Social Worker designation in both Illinois and Georgia. She is a co-author of the The Power & Profit in Partnership.
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