Lisa Kohn

Lisa Kohn
Lisa Kohn, Principal

Lisa Kohn is an accomplished leadership consultant, executive coach, author, and keynote speaker with a strong business background and a creative approach. She has over 20 years of experience partnering with Fortune 500 clients in areas of leadership, communication styles, managing change, interpersonal and team dynamics, and strategy, as well as life balance and fulfillment.

Lisa works with organizations across a broad range of industries. She has consulted with leaders in companies such as Verizon, World Wrestling Entertainment, Citigroup, New York City Department of Education, American Civil Liberties Union, Viacom, Lifetime Television, and Comcast. Lisa brings a unique perspective to her clients that transforms the way organizations develop and manage their people, and the way leaders fulfill their roles. By emphasizing the importance of thoughtful, intentional leadership and communication, she helps clients to not only dig down deep to uncover issues and implement real changes, but also to successfully communicate with others to ensure the changes stick and objectives are accomplished.

The expertise and approach Lisa brings gives clients the resources they need to succeed. Supporting clients to effectively manage the realities of leadership – doing more with less, delivering projects on time and under budget, flexing in an environment of fast pace and continual change, developing and managing talent, strengthening essential relationships upon which achievement and business are based – Lisa offers her clients the skills and knowledge necessary for them to perform at their best.

As an executive and life coach, Lisa works with individuals to address their personal and professional challenges. Her varied background enables Lisa to help clients clarify the issues and approach the challenges they face in new ways. She brings strong passion and enthusiasm to her work and helps her clients discover passion and enthusiasm for their work as well.

Lisa earned her BA in psychology from Cornell University and her MBA from Columbia University’s Executive Program. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Columbia University and New York University’s Stern School of Business, and has been featured in several professional publications, addressing topics on management, leadership, and communications. She has been awarded the designation of Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. Lisa is an Accredited Facilitator for Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, The Leadership Circle™, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®. Lisa is the co-author of “The Power of Thoughtful Leadership: 101 Minutes to Being the Leader You Want to Be.” A native New Yorker, she currently resides in Wayne, Pennsylvania with her family.

Lisa can be reached at (610) 254-0244 or at lkohn@chatsworthconsulting.com.