As an event planner, you’re always looking for new and unique ways to liven up your next event. How about a combination of mindfulness AND fun? Movement that matters is a 10-15 minute personal development speech followed by a high energy exercise class!

Looking for a unique keynote for your next organizational meeting, workshop, or seminar? Nikki Cohn-Byrd is a Professional Level Member of the National Speaker’s Association and is guaranteed to liven up your next event!

Passionate about creating a world of wellness, Nikki’s high energy approach takes a normal presentation to the next level. Focusing on the importance of maintaining health and wellness as an entrepreneur or business professional, her keynotes will leave your audience inspired, confident, and ready to take their success to the next level! LINK TO NSA PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Available programs:

The Business of Wellness

Format: ​45-60 minute keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • ​Businesses of any size who are looking to boost employee satisfaction through health engagement.
  • Businesses of any size who are looking for the ins and outs of establishing an employee wellness program, as well as strategies on how to do so effectively.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​3 steps of establishing employee wellness programs
  • 5 key success factors of these wellness programs
  • Pros and cons of establishing employee wellness programs
  • How it effects the business’ bottom line in regards to ROI

​Employee wellness trends, tips, and strategies on how to improve the morale of your workforce through incorporating healthy activities.

I’ve learned the inner workings of employee wellness programs from both the employee, employer, and TPA wellness program provider point of view. This allows me to see the big picture when adapting this talk to businesses and organizations. With rules and regulations surrounding wellness programs, it is important you find the best fit for your company, while staying in compliance!

A 15 Year Old Works Here!

Format: ​45-60 minute keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • ​Employers looking to attract, manage, and retain recent graduates, millennials, and young professionals.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​Strategies on managing and leveraging a young workforce in the competitive market.
  • Strategies on facilitating productivity from their young workforce based on their unique needs, wants, and life focuses.
  • 3 ways to utilize their knowledge to boost revenue in ways you might not have expected.

​The demographics of the workforce are always changing, and so are their needs. Learn how to successfully manage and leverage young graduates and professionals as employees, and get the most of their productivity.

As an entrepreneur and young professional with experience both inside and outside corporate America, recent trends in the job market have changed the way young workers view careers. This is important because this pool of workers are some of your strongest candidates, and by 2025, they will make up 75% of the total workforce.

Life Foundations 101

Format: ​45-60 minute keynote with optional further in depth training

This program is perfect for:

  • ​Businesses looking to arm their employees with foundational wellness knowledge in an educational format.
  • Organization leaders looking to educate their members on foundational wellness success principals.
  • Seminar, conference, and convention leaders looking to add health and wellness related content to their programs.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​Tips, tricks, and strategies on how to balance personal wellness with daily life.
  • Details on the three pillars of health including the importance of sleep, movement, and proper nutrition.
  • How what most of the information you’re getting today is sabotaging your healthy efforts.
  • Simple and effective habits to incorporate into your daily life for noticeable accelerated success.

​Learn in depth knowledge of the 3 pillars of health and how to build your life around these foundations of wellness.

This program is a perfect general educational specific wellness talk that leaves your participants wanting more. That’s why it’s best given with optional further education after, with choices of building specific training and nutrition programs based on the individual.

Impact Marketing

Format: ​45-60 minute keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • ​Career centers or career fair break out sessions.
  • Event organizers of young professional organizations.
  • Meeting planners for seminars/workshops/conferences directed towards young professional development or career progression.
  • Educational institution student life event coordinators as a seminar or pre-graduate educational session.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​How to leverage your age with employers.
  • How to make an impact and stand out even as an entrant in a large corporation.
  • Strategies on how to impact your business, your community, and how to make the most of your networking pool.
  • 3 principals for success in any area of life.

​As a young professional, learn how to leverage your age and maximze your effectiveness in a large corporation.

These ideas and strategies were really what helped me become successful in my transition from corporate to entrepreneur. Though directed to corporate young professionals, these principals can help you learn how to stand out in a crowd and maintain the upper hand in controlling your life.

Life is Education

Format: ​45-60 minute keynote

This program is perfect for:

  • ​Career center or career fair event organizers.
  • Event organizers of entrepreneurial organizations.
  • Student life activity coordinators looking for pre-graduate seminars directed towards aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Meeting planners of seminars/workshops/conferences directed towards aspiring entrepreneurs and recent graduates.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​Strategies on how to stand out in the real world via personal branding.
  • Ideas on how to incorporate health, wellness, and time management when starting an entrepreneurial venture.
  • 3 things about entrepreneurship they didn’t teach you in schools.
  • How to create focus in all the noise by finding your personal purpose.

​Graduating soon? Going out into the workforce? Looking to become an entrepreneur? Learn how to choose your path successfully with tips, tricks, and graduate success strategies they DIDN’T teach you in schools.

Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, but nor is corporate America. Learn how knowing yourself will set you up on the correct path for your life by steering you towards your true purpose and passions. Gain clarity on what to expect in entrepreneurial ventures and how to make sense out of all the noise.


Format: ​45-60 minute keynote with optional post program breakout session with designated mentor

This program is perfect for:

  • ​New Orleans local entrepreneur start ups and organizations.
  • New Orleans local universities’ career centers or career fairs.
  • Educational institution student life activity coordinators in the New Orleans area doing entrepreneurial studies or pre-graduate programs.

The audience will leave with:

  • ​Knowing if New Orleans is really worth it for entrepreneurial start ups.
  • What makes New Orleans unique in this space and how to leverage that.
  • Strategies for beginning your entrepreneurial venture using local resources, both business and personal.
  • How to navigate the local entrepreneurial ecosystem beginning with knowing what types of businesses thrive.
  • The option to join a program of young local entrepreneurs with access to business professionals and mentors.

​New Orleans entrepreneur specific – a young entrepreneur start up course designed to assist local entrepreneurs through the New Orleans entrepreneur ecosystem.

New Orleans is a great place for entrepreneurs. Though the resources are vast, there is a certain kind of start up that thrives in this area. These are the strategies that I learned through the journey through the entrepreneurial space in New Orleans that put me in touch with many of the local influencers and resource organizations.


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