Leo McKnight serves as a Managing Director for SERVE2PERFORM. Leo offers over 15 years of experience in executive-level human resources, training and development, and organizational development. Throughout his career, he has shaped organizational culture, designed training curriculums, executed organization talent reviews and succession planning processes, as well as facilitated leadership development courses for managers and executives. Leo is passionate about human resources and the execution of effective people processes that drive measurable business results.
Leo is also passionate about sports. Leo is constantly merging the gap between sports and executive coaching to show just how those two completely different worlds go hand in hand through the need for constant training and development. Leo strives to help everyone feel comfortable and related to in any conversation he may be having.
Leo is a rockstar S2P Certified Coach! His high energy and passionate nature adds an engaging level of excitement to our team and we are so grateful to have his invaluable thought leadership.
Samantha Arroyos, Partner
This program is designed to teach participants how to acquire, grow, sustain and leverage social capital by building a strong network of relationships. Participants will learn that social capital is an important source of influence that enables them to function effectively in any environment.
Participants will learn how to acquire the most effective and long-lasting form of influence. They will earn the ability to influence those around them utilizing their earned currency that comes from social relationships to open new doors to thought, capacity, and growth. Non-Positional Influence is not in your title, it’s in you.
Transformation Adoption Mentor Certification
In this training and certification program, the Transformation Adoption Mentors (TAMs) participate in in-person or virtual pre-work, training, post-work, continual development, on-going coaching, and assessment review to develop in Non-Positional Influence, Self Awareness, and Mentoring skills to support and contribute to the Transformation Adoption process within your organization.
S.E.A.L.© Mentor Certification
Service Empowered Advanced Leadership Mentor Certification
SERVE2PERFORM's Mentor Certification program provides leaders with training, a methodology, a structure, and tools designed for the mentee to gain valuable knowledge and for the mentor to gain valuable experience. All serve2perform Certified Mentors complete an annual recertification program to gain new mentoring techniques, trends, best practices, resources and tools.
This program is designed to equip participants with the capacity to effectively negotiate using SERVE2PERFORM's 4 P's of Persuasion model: Position, Prepare, Prime and Persuade.
Inclusion and Engagement Discovery
S2P's inclusion and engagement portfolio includes a 60 day period to conduct 1:1 interviews with c-suite executives and senior leaders, host discovery roundtable sessions, analyze the data, generate the insights, and create a roadmap to share with executive advisors and sponsors to include the applicable deliverables. Some examples are the following: business case training, strategic plan development, unconscious bias coaching circles, employee/business resource group leader training and coaching, and training on performance capacity plans that connect diversity and inclusion with business goals.
Leading Teams to Achieve Results
Through this course, participants will learn the keys to effectively leading their teams to achieve outstanding business results consistently and over time.
Inclusion and Engagement Coaching
Includes pre-work. Participants will be asked to complete 3 surveys on Age, Gender, and Race using a widely distributed Harvard tool that is the industry standard for assessing unconscious bias. Designed for a one individual, this session led by a SERVE2PERFORM certified executive coach, will help guide you as you explore your individual unconscious bias and create an action plan that will include at least one thing you will do differently and at least one think you will do to foster inclusion.
Interview and Selection
This program is designed for participants who want to better prepare for interviewing and selecting the right candidates for their organization. Training includes learning characteristics and techniques through a behavioral interviewing process to help reduce interviewer bias and drive greater consistency in hiring practices. Participants will engage in interactive exercises to practice newly acquired interview skills.
Leveraging Mentors for Career Development
Through this session, participants will learn how to enlist mentors to help them guide their career choices and be prepared for future roles.
ERG Leader Onboarding and Coaching
This program is designed to support Employee Resource Group (ERG) Leaders with a clear understanding of how to launch and lead an ERG. Participants will be guided through the process of working with their Executive Sponsor, strategically organizing the group's mission, recruiting membership, and facilitating empowering programs.
ERG Sponsor Onboarding & Coaching
This program is designed to guide senior level executives through the process of effective sponsorship for an Employee Resource Group (ERG). Participants will learn how to:
- Support the leaders and members
- Champion the mission
- Receive consulting services from an S2P Certified Coach
On Demand Coaching
1 HR | $60
This on demand coaching course is designed for individuals to be able to have customized 60 minute coaching sessions with our S2P Certified Coaches.