About the Author
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Sophie Oberstein is an author, coach, adjunct professor, and L&OD consultant. As the founder of Full Experience Coaching, a leadership and personal coaching practice, she works with individuals across the country who are seeking increased effectiveness and satisfaction at work, and those exploring their power to bring fulfillment and joy to their lives.
She’s been actively working in the field of learning and organizational development for years at public and private organizations, including Weight Watchers North America, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, the City of Redwood City, California, and Citibank, N.A.
Oberstein holds a master’s degree in human resources management and postgraduate certification in training and development. Her certification as a professional co-active coach (CPCC) is from the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) in San Rafael, California. She is on the faculty of the NYU School of Professional Studies, Leadership and Human Capital Management Department where she developed and conducts the fundamentals course in the learning design certificate program. She has also taught at Drexel University, Mercer County Community College, and Menlo College.
Her first book, Beyond Free Coffee & Donuts: Marketing Training and Development (2003), is available from ATD Press. She has published numerous articles in professional journals.
Oberstein is a past president of ATD’s Greater Philadelphia chapter.
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