About Us

YCG, LLC (You Consulting Group) dba The Y.O.U. Institute, is an organization dedicated to serving others by delivering a very unique proprietary, patented online Advanced Human Assessment Instrument, “THE ULTIMATE LIFE TOOL®”. Curriculum used to train individuals in the technology is approved for Continuing Education (CE) Provider by the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences, Board of Registered Nursing and the International Coach Federation.

YCG also offers extraordinary seminars and certification programs based on natural law and objective understanding. The Instrument, branded as “The Ultimate Life Tool®” is based on “The Knowledge of Y.O.U.®” (your own understanding) and serves as the impetus of today's latest cutting edge human assessment technology. The results derived from this technological application allows YCG certified consultants and practitioners to assist in revealing natural traits as well as polarities that influence personal performance in the markets of human resources, executive business coaching, recruiting, matchmaking, health and well being. In brief, it serves any market where measuring an individual’s personal characteristics and optimizing their potential is valued.

Discovering these individual characteristics can change the quality and outcome of a person's life by offering better choices and alternatives in the business of life. Today, businesses and life management in general are suffering from a lack of human understanding. Current psychometric tools serve as a great adjunct for action planning. The Ultimate Life Tool® aka ULT, when used as the first tool of choice, not only reveals the true nature of an individual but further enhances the performance of current assessments on the market. The ULT gives other instruments a place to live and in doing so adds greater dimensionality to all instruments employed.

YCG’s technology is “The Missing Link” in that it is the only tool that reveals physical law as it relates to the uniqueness of each individual. There are no two people completely alike. The Ultimate Life Tool® technology provides a baseline from which to improve human performance.

The Ultimate Life Tool® consists of an 87 question, online assessment, that takes about ten minutes to complete, followed by a written report that facilitates executive coaching, leadership development, career counseling, team building, personal relationship analysis, casting, matchmaking and conflict resolution. This single assessment tool has help to revolutionize educational, counseling, recruiting and coaching industries worldwide.

YCG’s management team consists of the Founder, Dr. Zannah Hackett, Co- Founder and Scientist, Nanz Zekela, and former World Champion Professional Athlete, Co- Founder and CEO, David J. Hackett. YCG’s Board of Directors includes some of San Diego’s leading success coaches, educators, therapists, and business executives including Executive Business and Life Coach Hal Taylor, former executive with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) Dr. Charles Richards, current Staff Advisor for The Board of Regents for UCSD Dr. Ed Abeyta,  Master Practitioner and Trainer Lisa Nelson, Parent Educator and RCB & YCG Certified Instructor Niloo Tavangar.

YCG’s proprietary, patented instrument is so complete, concise and simple in its delivery, that is helps to validate and give other more static psychometric instruments a place to live. This is the Human Assessment the  industry has been waiting for! With everyone going green, The Ultimate Life Tool® is the most NATURE-BASED human assessment technology on the market today.