About the Creator

Ellen Cooperperson is the CEO and Chief Learning Officer of Cooperperson Performance Consultants. As a thought leader, consultant and trusted advisor, Ellen has taught thousands of participants: from CEOs and CLOs, to directors and management, to teams and the workforce.  Her transformative learning and development programs motivate people to communicate effectively and understand the value of language in cultural change. A pioneer in executive coaching, she has been instrumental in boosting employee effectiveness and maximizing individual, team, and corporate performance from entrepreneurial companies to multi-national organizations.

In 1978, Ellen achieved a precedent-setting victory in the NY State Supreme Court, and demonstrated the impact of language on cultural transformation. Her name change case is a vivid example of a “Courageous Conversation™”, a term she coined. She received her MA in Organizational Development, is a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and is a Certified Master Coach and Facilitator.

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Connect 4- Effective Communication is the culmination of over 30 years of coaching, teaching and motivating organizations of every size, industry and trade class… from Fortune 500 engagements to companies that started out as fledgling entities only to dominate market segments.  Ellen realized over time that it is communications styles that are the key to achieving great results within organizations of every kind, and even within interpersonal relationships outside of the workplace.

Over a two-year period, Ellen distilled all of that learning and engagement into a concise 94-minute eight-lesson plan that is designed to impact and even revolutionize organizations of any kind.

Ellen Cooperperson is a dynamic speaker who draws upon three decades of experience and a vast knowledge of business to engage and inspire audiences with humor and grace.  The following is a list of just a few of the many engagements at which Ellen has spoken:

  • ALCOA
  • American Express
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Century 21 – Annual Sales Conference (Keynote)
  • Citibank
  • Coca Cola
  • L’Oreal International- Haircares National Convention (Keynote)
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM Keynote)
  • Teachers Federal Credit Union (Keynote)

Ellen has been featured many times in print and broadcast media. Here are just a few:

  • The New York Times
  • Newsweek
  • Business Week
  • Time
  • Newsday
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Medical Economics
  • Distinction
  • Career Woman
  • Long Island Woman
  • HIA
  • Smithtown News
  • New Directions