Lisa Bowman

Cues and Views

Author, changemaker and marchitect Lisa Bowman, in brief.

April 5, 2022
2 Minutes
Lisa Bowman
Lisa Bowman is a marchitect who builds for brands at the intersection of profit and purpose.

Home: Atlanta resident.  Chicago native.  Spiritual New Yorker. Age: Always celebrating anniversaries of my 29th birthday.  Birthplace: Chicago, IL.  Profession: Marchitect, communicator, author.  Organization: Marketing Mojo.  Title: Chief Mojo Officer.  Pronouns: She/Her/Hers.  Alma mater: Columbia College.  Languages spoken: Yo hablo espanol.  Sort of.

Current project: Adding Public Speaker and Author to my list of roles.  Recent recognition: “I couldn’t put your book down - a company would be stupid NOT to hire you!”  Latest accomplishment: Publishing my first book.  Latest contribution to others: Sharing how to navigate harassment and retaliation in the workplace.  What’s been your big (or biggest) leap?Channeling my writing skills used for others to tell MY story.  Hobbies: Retail therapy (duh), travel and working out because I love to eat.  Recent travel or adventure: Blue Cruise in Turkey, in the middle of nowhere.  Last book read: My own 😉, Harasshole, by Lisa Bowman.  Recently viewed and recommended: Ted Lasso.  Some amazing leadership lessons.  Recent unique acquisition: A great memory of attending Saturday Night Live.

Personality profile: Funny, loyal, smart.  What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Bad-ass.  Moral compass: Words from my grandmother: “You can never go wrong by doing right”.  How do you define a perfect friendship?Equal parts give and take.  How do you define an ideal business relationship? Win/win.  What is your greatest joy? Making  someone else’s day.  What is your greatest fear? Anything with more than four or less than two legs.  What's recently made you cry? Someone telling me that my book inspired them to find their power.  What is your guilty pleasure? Dark chocolate.  What natural talent have you neglected? Stand-up comedy.  What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Lawyers.  They actually get paid to argue.

What three emojis best describe you? 🤸🌞🍾.

What is at the top of your bucket list? Safari.  How do you relieve stress? Kickboxing.  What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? Meeting local people.  What is your go-to workout? Anything that just moves my body.  

What book have you repeatedly read? The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini.  What movie have you repeatedly watched? The Wizard of Oz.  Who is your favorite musician? John Mayer. What’s featured prominently on your home or office wall? A picture of me and John Mayer. What is your favorite  article of clothing? Five inch heels so I can stand up for others.  What is the best advice you received growing up? You have two ears and one mouth; use them in proportion.  

What is your big idea? Purpose and profit can peacefully co-exist.  What change are you working on to effect in your profession or field? A workplace free of harassment.  What change would you like to see in the world? Can’t we all just get along?  What message do you want to send out into the world? Let’s respect each other.

What title would you choose for the movie about your life? Damn, She Did What?  What actor would you choose to play you in the movie about your life? Mila Kunis.  What celebrity are you most often told you look like? Barbra Streisand, but I don’t see it.  Who is your favorite superhero? Wonder Woman.  Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My mom and my mother-in-law.  As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? An attorney.  How would you choose to spend tomorrow, if you knew it was your last day on earth? Watching the sun rise and set, with loved ones.

Personal mission: Helping women find their voice to push back against inappropriate behavior. Personal motto: Don’t ask why, ask why not?  Favorite quote: "You’ve always had the power, my dear; you just had to learn it for yourself" (Glinda, the Good Witch, to Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz).  Desired epitaph: Great shoes.

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