Ellis has designed and delivered programs, and coached individuals at corporations, not-for-profits, universities and colleges, and in his private practice. Corporate clients have included Deloitte Touche, D.E. Shaw, Estee Lauder, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, The Gartner Group, Hanger Orthopedics, Purdue Pharma, Swiss Re America, Time Warner, Penguin Putnam, United Nations Development Programmes, Citigroup, ING Capital, Amnesty International, American Civil Liberties Union, GroupM, WR Wrigley, HarperCollins Publishing, and Hess Corporation.



Executive Coaching
• 360 assessment
• Life Style(s) Inventory I and II
• Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
• Structured interviewing

On The Job
• Salary Negotiating and Promotions
• Stay or Leave?
• Planning the Next Move
• Getting Started on the New Job
• Dealing with Difficult Situations
• Internal Mobility


Learning and Development
• Presentations Skills
• Advanced Presentations Skills
• Individual Presentations Coaching
• Active Listening Skills
• Managing Conflict at Work
• Building Effective Teams
• Professionalism in the Workplace
• Management 101
• Communicating with Impact
• The First 100 Days
• Job Postings and Executive Search
• Assertiveness at Work
• Bridge Jobs
• Difficult Interview Questions
• Performance Appraisals and Salary Reviews
• Perfecting the Pitch
• Building an Effective Resume
• Advanced Telephone and Email Technique
• Assessing Your Next Move
• Career Transitions from the 30,000-Foot View
• Negotiating Your Employment Package
• Building Relationships for Career Transition (otherwise known as "Networking")
• Essential Social Intelligence for Success in Your Career
• Dealing with Unexpected Job Change


“I thought the class was excellent - the content, the exercises - probably the most memorable professional training class I've had so far. The class was so engaging and the improv piece on the first day was fantastic. I would take this course again in a heartbeat and think everyone at the company should as well.”
– Participant in Professional Presentations two-day workshop

“You’ve been one of the consistently best rated coaches in the MBA 360 coaching within the Program on Social Intelligence, and I am writing to thank you for your great performance that has helped this program get off to a good start.”
– Professor of Management and Psychology, Columbia Business School

“I want to thank you for an inspiring presentation this past Friday. You’re a pro, and no matter how much experience I’ve had in my career, it’s energizing to hear you speak.”
— Participant

“Mr. Chase clearly has a mastery of the area, exudes confidence, which is infectious, and his no-nonsense approach was refreshing. I even felt inspired and motivated after his talk.”
— Columbia Business School alumni webinar participant

"....a fantastic speaker.   Ellis agreed to design and deliver a custom presentation for Clark's part-time MBA students on salary negotiations.  He spoke engagingly via Skype; the presentation got rave reviews from students and staff."

--Associate Director, Graduate School of Management, Clark University

"Thanks again for doing such a great job.  I sent a summary to our President, and the heads of Sales, Marketing, IT, etc.  From that memo:  The instructors included a novel technique of using improvisation techniques to strengthen skills and agility in handling questions and speaking spontaneously.  100% of the participants rated the program with the top rating..."

--Director, Organizational Development, Sabert Corporation