Ellis Business Enterprises LLC

Do you wish your team worked better together?

About Us

Cheryl Bonini Ellis
Helping business leaders improve results with cohesive, fully engaged, high performing teams

Cheryl Bonini Ellis is the author of Becoming Deliberate: Changing the Game of Leadership from the Inside Out. A former business executive-turned-entrepreneur, she helps business leaders perform at higher levels so that they can get better results, have a bigger impact and create a lasting legacy. She is a trusted advisor to business executives, entrepreneurs and professionals.

Passionate about personal development, Cheryl works directly with global thought leaders in business growth, leadership excellence, high performance and personal transformation. Her teachers and mentors include Jack Canfield, Brendon Burchard and John Maxwell.

She founded Ellis Business Enterprises LLC to help business owners and executives get better bottom-line results by developing leadership ability at all levels in their organizations. She created the Deliberate Leadership training series to guide leaders through the tough inside work of leadership. And, she hosts Leading with Impact and Intention, a leadership retreat for women, to encourage and enable women to embrace their personal power to make the world a better place.

Cheryl is an active member of the St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, an avid supporter of arts and education and an enthusiastic traveler.

For more information about other services and programs, visit her websites www.ellisbusinessenterprises.com | www.johnmaxwellgroup.com/cherylellis


  • Building a Fully Engaged, Cohesive, High Performing Team

    In this series of interactive workshops, team members will learn to communicate more effectively and build trusting, respectful relationships. They will learn how to engage in productive, constructive conflict that leads to better alignment around goals and initiatives.

    Ultimately, a cohesive, high performing team works with increased collective accountability for better results and enables you to create a true competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Facilitator Accreditation

Become an Accredited Facilitator for The Five Behaviors® Team Development to unlock organizations’ untapped potential with this breakthrough program. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to this team development solution, this course will increase your knowledge and strengthen your Five Behaviors facilitation skills.

With The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation, you will dive deep into the Five Behaviors model and facilitation best practices. This five-week course will help you build the confidence and expertise to navigate The Five Behaviors Team Development sessions, fine-tuning your skills to deliver an effective experience for any team.

Online Program Includes:

  • Five week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Three to four hours of self-directed online study per week
  • Final exam
  • Accreditation certificate
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew

The Five Behaviors offers SHRM credential-holders the opportunity to earn 19 professional development credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management when they complete The Five Behaviors Facilitator Accreditation.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!


Upcoming Classes

  • October 05 – November 09, 2022

    The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation-Clients: OCT 5 (2 PM Chicago/8 PM London)
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Featured Skills

  • Strategic Team Building
  • Leadership Development, Training and Coaching
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Building Effective Communication, Collaboration and Productive Conflict


  • Authorized Partner / Facilitator 5 Behaviors
  • Authorized Partner / PXT Select
  • Authorized Partner / Everything DiSC