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Scott Lee Knutson
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Trusted Executive/Leadership Coach with 30+ years of experience in coaching and developing employees at all levels of the organization. Known for asking probing and intriguing questions to help people overcome obstacles that keep them from being the best version of themselves.

Trusted Executive/Leadership Coach with 30+ years of experience in coaching and developing employees at all levels of the organization. Known for asking probing and intriguing questions to help people overcome obstacles that keep them from being the best version of themselves.

Scott Lee Knutson is not accepting new clients right now
Scott Lee Knutson is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Scott has been in people development for over 25 years, the last 11 working specifically in leadership and organizational development. He has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies (Freeport-McMoRan, Seagate Technologies, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Carvana, Wright State University, etc.) to help improve performance at all levels. He is a devotee of Steve Farber’s Extreme Leadership, which focuses on helping leaders build cultures that foster passionate and collaborative teams. When leaders understand that they are their company’s culture, amazing things can happen.

With an MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership, Scott has experienced, both theoretically and in practice, how servant leadership, pushed throughout an organization, can spark transformational change that positively impacts not only the bottom line, but the entire employee experience.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Improved team performance based on senior leadership stated expectations prior to intervention. ROE for this engagement was 93%

  • Improved senior leader performances via coaching with specific outcomes. Outcomes included being a stronger leader, overcoming leadership ineffectiveness, and increasing empathy. Identified specific actions to take to improve leadership skills. Feedback from direct reports showed improved leadership skills in leaders.

  • Improved leader performances via coaching with specific outcomes. Outcomes included improved leader presence, building team cohesiveness, and removing barriers that leaders were unaware were causes for concern. Feedback from direct reports, peers, and leaders showed improved leadership skills in all leaders.

  • Improved new leader performance via coaching with specific outcomes. Outcomes included identifying roadblocks and creating strategies to overcome them. Feedback from direct reports and leader showed improved leadership skills

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Work History
Grand Canyon University
Adjunct Faculty
Freeport-McMoRan
  • Manager, Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Professional Speaker
Viatris
Manager, Training Operations
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Credentials
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Graduate of Motorola Leadership Institute
  • Certified on LEGO Serious Play©
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Certified in Front End Analysis
  • Certified in Instructional Systems Design
  • Certified Professional Speaker
  • MS, Leadership
  • MBA, Management
  • BS, Journalism
Industry Specialties
Education, Human Resources, Professional Services, Manufacturing
Functional Specialties
Human Resources, Management, Operations, Writing Editing
Expertise
New People Manager, Experienced People Manager, Executive, Value Identification and more

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