What you will learn:

This session is a facilitated process leading individuals towards finding their WHY in order to build powerful stories, stronger connections, and communities, and to have a better understanding of oneself and others through the art of strategic storytelling.

Key Takeaways
  • Finding your why as well as where it fits within your other priorities and obligations.
  • Identify the multi-dimensional aspects or moment which makes us who we are. Trust me, it's not what you think.
  • Learn actionable skills on how to make authentic connections with your friends, colleagues, and even complete strangers.
Intended Audience
  • Sales professionals and managers
  • Corporate executives
  • HR professionals
  • Anyone trying to connect with clients in an authentic way while still being "you"
  • Nonprofit leaders
Coach, your presentation at Inbound was the best 45 minutes of my week. It was a challenge to my thought processes that I am still working with and through. Powerful. Thank you.
- Matt

Hi AK, I really enjoyed your session at Inbound and would love to connect! Thanks for really getting us thinking about our why, I am excited to take this back to our team.
- Allysa

Awesome - Appreciated your session today — thank you so much! :) Wonderful to take the time to just think, list, and appreciate what’s important. Cheers.
- Megan

About the instructor:

AK Ikwuakor, also known as Coach AK, is a former top ten world-ranked athlete, triplet, entrepreneur, educator, consultant and strategic storyteller who has traveled to 30+ countries working with students, professional athletes, coaches, governmental agencies, celebrities, CEO’s, employees of Fortune 100 companies, scholars, victims affected by terrorism and even community leaders from around the world through his entrepreneurial ventures. His endeavors have included work in sports diplomacy, storytelling, fashion, Virtual reality, global education, business coaching, as well as several others.

He has led an unorthodox path which began by narrowly missing the 2008 Olympic games to working at top educational institutions such as Phillips Exeter Academy and The St. Paul’s School, to now founding a fashion company for athletes. AK has collaborated or worked with companies such as Google, Raymond James, UBS, Biogen, Dear World, Duke Basketball, NYU, Dermelogica, Jimmy V Foundation, the State Department, WeWork, ImpactHUB, Oath and even victims affected by terrorism.

Through his work he has been featured in Sports Illustrated, Nike, Yurbuds, Women’s Health, Sony, Fox Sports, The Doctors, and was even a contestant on the Fox game show, Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader? with his triplet brother. (Unfortunately, they were not smarter than a 5th Grader.)

AK is the founder of MobileXA, a business development agency helping entrepreneurs scale their startups in 90 days. as well as, the Sales Excellence Lead at Google. He currently resides in Marina Del Rey with his partner, Yasmin, and 8-year-old daughter, Haiven. AK enjoys rock climbing, standup comedy and traveling.
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