Creating transformational leaders and high­-performance organizations.
At 40 Pillars we help you analyze and identify where you are, where you want to go and what you need to get there.

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start” Dr. Nido Qubein

Looking deeply into the key success factors of your business or career, 40 Pillars helps you reinvent yourself or your business. We bring bold strategies to life in unexpected ways so our clients are able to transform from market followers to market leaders.

For Businesses: If your company needs to improve business operations, marketing, work/life balance, employee engagement or succession planning – we’ll plot the course to make it happen and be your organizational sherpa for the climb.

For Individuals: If you need to destroy limiting beliefs and discover the leader within you, gain confidence, build networks, target your talents, reinvent your career or make something of that business idea – we’ll guide you on the trek to uncovering your inner greatness.


Joe Cohen, J.D., CPC coaches and advises professionals and assists many businesses and organizations in implementing innovative principles of leadership and employee engagement — driving them toward unprecedented levels of success. Joe's life experiences have given him a unique perspective to coach others in overcoming their own challenges.

After losing his father to political violence, Joe and his mother moved to America, where he grew up amid crushing hardship and prejudice. These challenges pushed him, however, to develop the will, insight and strategies for success and higher levels of life satisfaction.

As Joe ascended through a series of educational, personal and career breakthroughs, he gained the ability to collaborate with individuals and organizations to achieve their own goals. As he began helping others, he unlocked a unique gift for lifting clients toward peak performance.

To these ends, Joe leverages his skills as a lecturer, degrees in Communications and Law, certifications from the World Coaching Institute, and credentials in negotiation and mediation. He brings clients valuable guidance drawn from his experience in various fields.

Welcome to 40 Pillars, whether you are seeking personalized support and empowerment in your leadership, employee engagement, personal performance goals, relationships or business.