Jun 9, 2020
Lisa Kohn is an accomplished
leadership consultant, executive coach, author, and keynote
speaker. She joins the show today to share her extraordinary story
of being born and raised in a cult, and what skills she developed
to heal, grow, and become an extremely accomplished leader. Lisa
shares the details of her new memoir To the Moon and Back and connects the dots on how her upbringing now
makes her a compassionate and understanding coach. We also talk
about the crucial need for self-love and forgiveness to be the true
badass we are meant to be.
What You Will Hear in This Episode:
Lisa transitioned from an unusual childhood to become such a
professional businesswoman with accomplishments such as having 20
years of experience partnering with Fortune 500 clients, teaching
as an adjunct professor at NYU and Columbia, and a published author
including her new book To the Moon and Back.
powerful and intoxicating side of growing up in a cult and feeling
as though you knew the truth, and you were there to spread it and
help others through your message.
about The Unification Church and the Moonie Cult, and some of the
beliefs that Lisa grew up with.
- Lisa’s time in college exposed her to new and
different ideas, she speaks of the feelings of shame and the divide
between what she felt and what she was taught.
Lisa found her own truth and embraced her past, present, and future
instead of running away from it or trying to numb
her experience informs the work she is doing now with leaders at
Fortune 500 companies.
best seats I’ve ever had at Madison Square Garden was at my
- “There is no drug as intoxicating as knowing
you have the truth.”
have crazy thoughts in my brain, but they are not me. It’s what I
not damaged, I have damage. There is a very big
is that workin’ for ya?” - Dr. Phil
To The Moon and Back