2020 Boerne, Texas, Business of the Year (Under 50 Employees) Nomination
"John is an 'exemplary publishing member' with Forbes Coaches Council. I use his profile as the example for new members to model their profiles after."
~ Sara Adams
"John was the catalyst that turned a mature, sluggish, expensive set of processes into lean, focused and agile ones through his in-depth process engineering knowledge and strong people skills. But more importantly, he was the catalyst that changed the culture of the entire organization into one that was focused on process excellence and management by fact."
~ Mark Still
"A seasoned coach and trainer in leadership and managements, the niche he seems to have learned, accumulated real life skills and experiences. John seems to have captured extreme details ( what other leaders seems to have ignored and taken for granted) of what happens in organizations across the world."
~ Mwithia Livingstone
"He is an individual with a high caliber. His actions are clear and goal-oriented. Some of his superpowers include Program Management, Change Management, Leadership Development, Business Process Improvement, etc. Over that, he is a great human being with a golden heart. He aims at giving back to the community by sharing daily insights via his informative posts."
~ Suprabhat Das
"Incredibly knowledgeable about setting business strategy & vision, goal setting, and strategic leadership practices. His vast business experience enables him to help business owners on many levels. He’s a “Success Incubator” because he truly cares about helping individuals and organizations to learn, grow, and reach their full potential."
~ Krista Spence
"Showed great team player attributes and has the highest integrity and is a role model for many of his peers and colleagues. He is also a natural leader outside work. He is analytical, bright and works hard to find practical solutions that he is able to bring others with him to implement."
~ David Bradshaw
"John is a coach's coach. He's patient, articulate, and cuts through what seem to be complex issues in my own head - with real clarity. More than anything, John helps me uncover answers myself, calls me out on areas I need to improve, and helps keep me accountable. And I know from working with him, he walks his own talk. If you are looking for clarity, or help just being your best self, no question I recommend John."
~ Ray Green
"I had a great time working with John Knotts! We were able to identify key steps to take and develop a strategy in how to reach each step. I would highly recommend John to any business, small or large, that's seeking guidance identifying growth opportunities and create a strategy for the future."
~ Kyle Weckerly
John Knotts' book - Becoming Unbelievably Successful is a must-read. Once I began to read it, I couldn't stop until I finished! Extremely powerful novel, I highly recommend this to high school and college students, especially because it can change our perspective on life and provide us with entrepreneurial tools we need to lead the future of tomorrow. As always, John's extensive business experience has led him to publish an influential book for our generations! So excited for all that's to come in the future John!
~ Selvi Arora
I first met John when he spoke at a Chamber of Commerce meeting. He is an excellent speaker who holds his audience's attention and keeps them engaged. He is a natural mentor and coach. He knows how to get people thinking by asking thought-provoking questions. John is passionate about all of his endeavors. He is a truly successful human being, not just in business but in life.
~ Jane Lehman
I connected with John on LinkedIn, about a year ago as a contributing writer through Global Business Playbook (GBP). Since then, I have always enjoyed his highly informative articles in GBP, thought provoking posts and comment engagements on LinkedIn, and his various other publications.
I always appreciated the self-reflection and empowering nature of his content, which I also experienced in a 2.5-hour value packed one-one conversation, I recently had with him. The awesome conversation included so much giving, sharing, and mentoring by John. What really stood out for me is the calm and expertise he spoke with, which clearly reflected his real-life experiences of having been there and done it. And what truly impressed me is - he has been doing what he does best for so long, that now it is no longer work but second nature to him. As he discussed his experiences, I learnt that he lives by the strategies he shares and coaches people on. His success is proof of the success one would achieve, if his suggestions are followed right, because he tries and tests them first.
Congratulations! John for the wonderful work you are doing. Your title ‘Success Incubator’ is very fitting, considering your own success and the success you help others achieve, through your personal and professional life journey. Wishing you the best.
~ Sushma Mamindlapalli
John pushed me to grow personally and professionally. His extensive work experience, ability to explain complex topics, and attention to detail are just a couple of the things that stand out about my time with him. If you are looking for a coach or a consultant I highly recommend reaching out to John!
~ Scott McClurg
If you’re looking for a standout mentor or coach, John is the one you need in your corner! When I returned to LinkedIn after a two-year hiatus, it seemed like I was learning to navigate a new planet! Much had changed, and my posts were receiving little engagement; I felt ready to quit. On a whim, I reached out to John -and it has since been a continual upward journey of successful growth and learning. John has a brilliantly organized mind and a passion for efficiency. What truly sets him apart is his deep desire to help others become the best version of themselves. He also has this innate ability to draw out the best in you by identifying those self-imposed blocks, illuminating them, and then helping you tear them down. Through his critical-thinking style, he has taught me to dig deep, discover the root cause of my limitations, and weed them out. To ALWAYS be curious, and never afraid of not knowing the answer. The ultimate mentor, John, is an invaluable asset for anyone seeking success in their professional, personal, or business lives.
~ Cynthia Soares-Harfoush