Keynotes for Students and Teachers

(Virtual or in-person)


60 - 90 Minute Keynote (with Q&A)

TEAM Dashboard that houses your team's assessment data and visualizes it in a way that's easy to understand and leverage for the productivity of the team.


Downloadable Purpose Playbook for each student (goal-setting exercises, purpose discovery tools & productivity planner)

“Living in Purpose” – Virtual or In-Person
Executive Director and Author Yannik McKie will have your audience’s FULL attention as he eloquently explains the unique challenges and pressures he faced growing up losing both of his parents to AIDS in the early 80’s. Yannik will weave powerful leadership principles into his captivating story, ensuring that everyone present, is not only entertained and inspired but also educated on how the problems they face can be transformed into purpose.


  • Identify & eliminate the causes of mental distractions
  • Learn to increase leadership impact with techniques that increase productivity & optimize performance
  • Learn specific ways to identify passion and purpose
  • Develop tools to help increase resilience, mental toughness, and grit

“We invited Yannik in early this Spring to speak to our young men during our Bow ties and Blue Jeans mentoring matchup event. He delivered an inspiring message about finding your purpose in your problems! His message resonated with the entire audience, challenging us all to find our purpose and BE GREAT!”

Kim Evans
CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA

“Author Yannik McKie was an excellent and informative key note speaking sensation! Speaking to an audience of faculty, administrators, business professionals, and students would be a difficult challenge for any professional; however, Mr. McKie handled this with care and professional efficiency. Having him at our event was an absolute joy, and we really look forward to hiring him again.”

Nashia C. Whittenburg
Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs St. John’s University

“We invited Yannik to be the keynote speaker at our Maximize Potential Conference and we were extremely pleased with the outcome! We would highly recommend Yannik for any event.”

Nic Panghorn​
Assistant Director Residential Programs, Clemson Youth Learning Institute

Thomas C. Settles III
Chaplain UGA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

“We brought Yannik in to speak to the football team and his talk was about having character, integrity & mental toughness. He is building a new legacy for families daily!”

Video Testimonials

Hear what clients have to say…

Download “The Secrets to Living a Life of Purpose”

Why do some people succeed where others fail? Learn the secret to finding purpose and living a life of productivity, power, and peace.

Empowering leaders every day

We’ve visited campuses and organizations across the country to share the secrets of transforming life’s challenges into purpose. See some of these moments.