Solutions for Happier, Healthier & More Productive Teams


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    Leadership Development

    Leaders develop the confidence to uplevel their personal performance and their team’s performance. Our executive coaching solutions address leadership skills such as holding others accountable,  dealing with conflict, and effective communication.

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    Team
    Development

    Most business problems are people problems.  Our team development audits, assessments, workshops, retreats, and activities will help your team become the high-functioning, well-oiled machine needed to support your business.

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    Speaking
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    Laura, our CEO and Founder, provides interactive keynote talks and workshops that are engaging, fun, and down-to-earth.  With plenty of stories and case study examples, Laura shares principles that will take your team from average to A+. 

ABOUT US

We help you strengthen and engage your team to meet goals, increase productivity, and ensure organizational success.

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Transform Your Team.

Knights Consulting Group is a employee engagement consultancy focused on strengthening leaders and teams, and enhancing workplace culture. Through our coaching, training, and consulting services; we partner with organizations to implement innovative people-centered initiatives to meet organizational goals and engage internal and external clients.
 
Using our A+ Team™ Four Point plan, we help organizations solve their employee engagement and team dynamic challenges.  If you are looking for a comprehensive solution, we can customize a program for your organization that starts with ASSESSMENT.  We meet with your leaders and key players to get to the heart of the issue and conduct an audit of who's on the team, their roles, and the levels of function and dysfunction in the areas of trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results.
 
Next, using research-based assessments, we help you gain AWARENESS of the personalities that you have to manage in the workplace, their conflict strategies, and motivators for change.  With this foundation of truly understanding the challenges of your unique team, we create your customized A+ Teams ACTION plan that may include training, executive coaching, team building initiatives, and other interventions tailored to your needs.
 
Lastly, after spending some time helping your team to implement your customized action plan, we conduct a Power-Up Management Coaching session with your managers to help them hold the team ACCOUNTABLE, maximize on the momentum of the action plan, and lead effectively moving forward.  
 
We have worked with various clients, including government, non-profit, education, and for-profit entities. We are passionate about helping organizations create happier, healthier, and more productive teams, and would love to learn more about your company and how we can help you to transform your team and increase productivity. Schedule your complimentary consultation today!

The A+ Teams Program

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IS PARAMOUNT TO THE RETENTION OF TOP TALENT.

  • up to 200%

    Cost of Employee Turnover

    With direct replacement costs, transition costs, and other indirect adminsitrative costs; It is estimated that the total cost of turnover is 90 - 200% of an employee's annual salary. (Society of Human Resources Management)

  • 68%

    Disengaged Employees

    68% of employees are disengaged. Engaged employees produce more, make more money for the company, provide better customer service, and create environments where people are committed and accountable. (Gallup, 2015)

  • #1 Priority

    Leadership Development

    Two thirds of execuitves say that "leadership development and succession management" constitute their number one "human capital priority. (McKinsey Consulting data, 2016)

FOUNDER & CEO

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    Laura E. Knights, LCSW is an author, speaker, licensed therapist, and executive coach that has been developing personal and professional development programs for the last 15 years. Her expertise and background in business, human resources, and social work uniquely equip her to teach others how to deal with both the "head work" and "heart work" required to succeed at work and in life.  Laura is the lead trainer and coach for Knights Consulting Group.

"Laura provided a dynamic and life changing 'Assertiveness in the Workplace' training that engaged our members in discussions focused on using assertive communication in their professional and personal lives.  The interactive exercises and discussions in the training encouraged participants to adapt assertive behaviors to strengthen integrity and gain respect among colleagues."

Jennifer Jones, Coordinator
AmeriCorps Project MORE

TESTIMONIALS

What Our Clients Are Saying...

  • "I didn't realize that I was on the verge of burnout and it was affecting my performance. This presentation has changed my life! Thank you! These are ideas that I would not have come up with on my own, and they're small and practical changes.” 

    Tina Ramirez
    Participant at "Self-Care for the Professional" workshop

  • "Laura did a phenomenal job of sharing her perspective on 'Embracing Change & Forging Success.' She provided tangible examples for dealing with change and didn't hold back on sharing relevant examples.  The presentation was full of life. We will definitely have to invite her back!

    Natalie Morrow, Manager
    PwC

  • "We invited Laura to facilitate our board retreat.  She was excellent...As a result of the retreat, we have idenitifed more effective recruiting sources for program volunteers and staff, streamlined programs, and developed a plan to diversify funding.  

    Tiffany Fincher, Executive Director
    Aspirations of Life, Nfp

Some of Our Past Clients

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TAKE THE NEXT STEP

We would love to work with your organization to help you strengthen your leaders and your team.
 
Click the link below to complete our brief questionnaire, and a member from our team will contact you within two business days to schedule your complimentary phone consultation.