Christoff Kyere



Founder/Author/Leadership & Self-Development Speaker
Breathing Life, Positivity and Growth into the World



Christoff Kyere is the founder of flightunit, a premier Leadership Development Organization. Over flightunit’s 11 year span we have been able to:
 
  • Educate and empower over 10,000 students in a leadership capacity through our programming (workshops, conferences, etc)
  • Collaborate with cutting edge and progressive school boards including TDSB, PDSB, YRDSB and others board
  • Collaborate with World Professionals and highly influential people including the likes of Russell Peters (Comedian), Chris Bosh (NBA Basketball Player), Mocha (Kiss 92.5 personality), Cabbie (Sports Personality) and others powerful individuals
  • & More

  • I am excited to be able to lead the charge behind flightunit’s future of empowering and changing lives through leadership.

 
 

Christoff’s Outlook

Christoff’s  passion for learning and helping others is enormous and has taken on many great adventures including creating flightunit. Christoff has also travelled to Kenya to help build schools and teach students. His appetite for life is massive and it drives him to live a life that inspires limitless possibilities. Christoff is an advocate, mentor and ally to several disadvantaged groups and he will always be a big supporter of human rights and equity for all.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Gift of Education


Christoff Kyere  is a huge proponent of education, so much so that he has dedicated his life to this vocation. He is a student and teacher of self-development and leadership. His passion for self and world improvement has made him an avid learner, reader and an enthusiast of life experiences. He attended York University where he earned his Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Political Science. He has also completed a Human Resource Management Certificate from Sheridan College. As a student of life he is a perpetually learning, growing and expanding in knowledge and wisdom.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The flightunit Effect


flightunit is not only the name of our organization, it is a proven philosophy for success. We are the official Student Leadership & Lifestyle Brand dedicated to developing skills that cultivate strong leaders. To increase our impact on students’ lives, we have aligned our methods with the Cognitive Flexibility Theory. This theory focuses on the transfer of knowledge and skills beyond an initial learning session. We believe that being able to adapt and adjust is what unifies the heart and mind of great leaders.

Christoff has worked with:

And Many More!

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    flightunit speaker team

    flightunit’s speaker team consists of individuals who are highly knowledgeable in leadership and personal development. At flightunit, we believe in having interactive conversations with our audiences. We have chosen this approach because we firmly believe in the importance of creating spaces that encourage our youth to engage, communicate and collaborate. We use these pivotal interactions to expand and empower students to soar above. Our speaker team is dynamic, energetic and inspiring. This combination has allowed us to host successful events for both students and professionals alike. We would love for your students to have a flightunit experience!

    Christoff Kyere <br></br> Founder/Author/Self-Development Speaker

    Christoff Kyere

    Founder/Author/Self-Development Speaker

    Breathing Life, Positivity, and Growth into the World

    Christoff Kyere is the founder of flightunit, a premier Leadership Development Organization. Christoff is thankful for his outlook on life and his lifelong dedication to leadership. He appreciates the benefits that come with possessing a growth mindset and consistent commitment to positively impacting his environment. Christoff has always supported others to flourish and succeed. From being an "Athlete of the Year" recipient on multiple occasions to hosting elite sporting events, Christoff understands the mentality of a winner. He loves to inspire people and wants to provide everyone with more life tools to increase their success, growth, and happiness. He is a huge proponent of education, so much so that he has dedicated his life to this vocation. Christoff is a student and teacher of self-development and leadership. He attended York University where he earned his Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Political Science. He also completed a Human Resource Management Certificate from Sheridan College.



    Christoff Kyere's passion for learning and helping others is enormous, and has taken him on many great adventures. He has interviewed elite professionals like international comedian Russell Peters and future NBA-Hall-of-Famer Chris Bosh. Christoff has also traveled to Kenya to help build schools and teach students. His appetite for life is massive, and it drives him to live a life of limitless possibilities. Christoff is an advocate, mentor, and ally to several disadvantaged groups and he will always be a big supporter of human rights and equity.

    Kisha Elliston <br></br> Master of Social Work (MSW)

    Kisha Elliston

    Master of Social Work (MSW)

    Kisha Elliston, BAH, MSW, RSW

    "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” No statement could better represent Kisha Elliston. Ms. Elliston’s passion to help those in need and give back to the community shows in her efforts to lend a helping hand wherever she can. Recognizing the necessity for education, Kisha has completed a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, alongside a Bachelor's Degree in Honours Sociology and a Degree in Legal Administration. Kisha is a registered social worker with nine years of counselling experience, possessing expert knowledge in working with youth, individuals, and families. She has excellent knowledge of the Anti-oppressive practice and Anti-Black racism stratetgy. She is experienced and sensitive in dealing with members of different cultural and racial backgrounds, including visible and non-visible identity categories. Those fortunate enough to have met Kisha attest to being immediately captivated by her extraordinary interpersonal skills. She is pleasant, cheerful, amicable, and unforgettable. Quite easily, Kisha Elliston has found her way into the hearts of all who spend time with her. She is an uplifting and inspiring presence. Even though Kisha may be just one person to the world, to those that know and love her, she has truly left an imprint on their world.


    Feather #1: Me, Myself, and I

    We are seldom aware of the power of our own presence. The presence of a single person can alter conversations and drastically change the overall mood. It is important to understand what type of influence we currently have and want to have on others.

    Me, Myself, and I is the foundation principle of our “Feather” system. We have chosen this as our first Feather to emphasize the importance of self, self-awareness, and self-development. We believe that in order to advance in life, one must commit to their personal growth. Our daily choices dictate the boundaries of our growth – they can be our road to success or our path to failure. Discovering who we are is no simple task, but when we do, we unlock the keys to our success.

    Questions for Reflection:
    1) What motivates me?

    2) What are my thoughts and beliefs?
    a) Am I confident in them?

    3) Who do I surround myself with?
    a) What impact are they having on me?
    b) What do we have in common?

    4) Where do my thoughts take me when my mind wanders?
    a) Are these thoughts positive and allow me to grow or are they negative and are harmful?

    5) What are the major influences on my decision-making process? (e.g. personal success, public opinion, time commitments, ego, media, etc.)
    a) Does how I spend my time reflect this?
    b) How do these influences enrich me as a person?

    Bonus Questions:
    This Feather is so important for growth and success, we have provided bonus questions that will allow for a thorough self-examination.

    6) Am I honest with myself and others?
    a) Can others be brutally honest with me?

    7) Am I aware of my mistakes?
    a) Am I learning from them?

    8) Which has a greater impact on my decisions, fear or courage?

    9) Am I able to forgive others?
    a) Am I able to forgive myself for my thoughts and actions?
    b) Can I face conflict with the goal of reaching a resolution and learning from it?

    10) What do I want people to say about me when I am not around them?

    Benefits of Feather #1:
    There’s an English writer named John Brown who said, “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” Everything begins and ends with us. The choice to be phenomenal or to live a disappointing life lies within our hands. We are creatures of habit – it is crucial that we develop the right habits and a growth mindset for success. With the right mindset we can become unstoppable!

    Set 2 goals for yourself to aid in your growth for the current month:

    Tips for success:
    1) Allocate time to reflect everyday
    2) Do not limit yourself

    Feather #2: Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

    Our physical, mental, and spiritual health play a significant role in shaping our ability to live life to the fullest. Although we are complex creatures, we are a single mind, body, and soul, and therefore everything we do impacts every aspect of our well-being. It is important to have balance to ensure that we are creating greater opportunities for growth, health, and happiness.

    Questions for Reflection:
    1) How physically active am I?

    2) Do I take the time to learn what I am putting into my body?

    3) Do I have faith in a higher power?
    a) If so, how am I developing and strengthening my faith?

    4) Am I aware of what causes me stress?
    a) What do I do to de-stress?

    5) Do I have a support system?
    a) If so, who is a member of my support system?

    Benefits of Feather #2:
    When we acknowledge the different aspects of ourselves, we enhance our ability to live enriched lives. Other benefits of being balanced include increased self-confidence, energy levels, and happiness.

    Set 2 goals for yourself to aid in your growth for the current month:

    Tips for success:
    1) Clarify what mind, body, and soul mean to you
    2) Surround yourself with people that align with your definition of mind, body, and soul

    Feather #3: My World

    Our greatest life experiences are usually made by the people that we are with or the challenges that we face. Every day, we have the ability to be better people and to expand our view of the world. What we focus on is what we see. This is why all of our worlds are uniquely different. The people that we interact with can give our lives greater perspective, and the challenges that we conquer can give our lives greater meaning.

    Questions for Reflection:
    1) Am I making my world a better place? If so, in what way(s)?
    a) If not, what should I do differently?

    2) What elements make up my world (e.g. social media, music, people, culture, religion, etc.)?
    a) How does each element impact my reality?

    3) Are the things and people that I devote my time to helping me grow into a better person?

    4) What does my ideal world look like?

    5) What things do I care most about (e.g. house, people, school, environment, countries, justice, electronic devices, etc.)?
    a) Do my actions and interests reflect what I care most about?

    Benefits of Feather #3:
    Many times in life we miss exciting opportunities and experiences because we have created too small of a world for ourselves to live in. When we expand our world, we create new opportunities and chances for greater levels of growth and gratification.

    Set 2 goals for yourself to aid in your growth for the current month:

    Tips for success:
    1) Take on the responsibility of making your world a better place
    2) Be open-minded to new ideas so that you can expand your world

    Feather #4: Passion and Purpose

    Passion can take a long time to discover but it is worth the pursuit. Passion is one of life’s greatest compasses. It is the driving force behind our purpose in life and has the ability to light up our soul. Passion pushes us and sparks creativity, excitement, ingenuity, and problem-solving. Passion takes on different forms and can be found in many areas of life including relationships, health, dreams, aspirations, interests, and hobbies.

    Questions for Reflection:
    1) What does passion mean to me?

    2) What things am I most passionate about?
    a) How do I show that passion?

    3) Do my decisions take me out or keep me in my comfort zone?
    a) Are my decisions spontaneous or planned?

    4) Am I doing enough exploring to discover new passion(s)?

    5) Is my passion making me happy?

    Benefits of Feather #4:
    When we understand what we are passionate about, we can reach greater levels of achievement. Passion gives us the strength to make the impossible possible.

    Set 2 goals for yourself to aid in your growth for the current month:

    Tips for success:
    1) Explore and discover new areas of interests and passion
    2) Work to overcome your fears in order to expand your comfort zone

    Feather #5: Enlightenment

    The human brain is one of the most spectacular things within the universe. When this 3 pound object is on, it has the ‘power to move mountains’ and change the world. When we open our minds to learn our ability to grow as people is limitless. When we embrace a growth mindset it permits us, and those around us to have greater capacity to achieve or as Nelson Mandela put it, “as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same”.

    1) Do I allow myself to step outside my comfort zone and try new things?

    2) Am I surrounding myself with new ideas and interests/concepts?

    3) Am I allowing stereotypes to define who I am? My interests?

    4) On a daily basis, am I training myself for success or failure?

    5) Do I have the courage to partake in conversations on new topics with my friends and/or new people?
    a) In what ways might my conversations be limited?

    Benefits of Feather #5:
    The power of our minds is remarkable, the mind is responsible for our navigational & our breathing systems and so much more. Many leading medical journals (including the National Institute on Aging) have touched on the numerous benefits of learning and mental stimulation including renewing us and starving off diseases such Alzheimer and dementia. There are several ways to stimulate our mind such as; engaging conversation, playing a challenging game, learning to play a new instrument or learning to speak a new language, etc. These acts provide us with immeasurable returns on our lives. Below we have provided a diagram of the circle of healthy living.

    The Circle of Healthy Living

    Set 2 goals for yourself to aid in your growth for the current month


    Tips for success:
    1)Keep your mind sharp by learning something new each day

    2)Constantly challenge yourself