Cat’s Track #50 – Catherine Bell
Welcome to Cat’s Track Episode 50, with guest Catherine Bell.
Catherine Bell is a successful entrepreneur, business leader, and best-selling business author. Catherine focuses on awakening the fire within as Founder of The Awakened Company. Catherine founded BluEra, a Profit 500 executive search firm. As a top 200 growing company in Canada and top 10 in Alberta, and best workplace, BluEra was a shining example of the Awakened Company System in action, and was successfully sold. Catherine consults all over the world on how to create Awakened Companies. The Awakened Company’s aim is to Awaken The Fire within Organizations with passion, purpose, and playfulness. They help leaders discover their inner castles so they can lead better, and they help them to cultivate and actualize strategies with soul. They are focused on the emergent field, so their consulting is more presence based, not rigidly prescriptive. The Awakened Company merges wisdom traditions, business research, and practical know how. They love bringing innovation and love to life. They also have an experienced coaching team to help with personal development.
Author of The Awakened Company, Catherine’s revolutionary business book
was awarded the Nautilus Book Awards in Business & Leadership, a best seller one week after its release, a best seller on Amazon, chosen as “8 of The Best Leadership Books of 2015”, and recognized as a top book combining business and mindfulness. Catherine has been published in Fortune, HBR, Profit, Conscious Company Magazine, Women of Influence and written for the UN. She has worked around the globe from the UK to Cuba and with Fortune 500 companies to serial entrepreneurs. Catherine
has an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, a sociology degree from Western University, is certified in the Enneagram, and is a yoga instructor. Her term as Jarislowsky Co-Fellow at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary just finished.
She also started The Awakened Project, which is a jewelry line that helps females get out of poverty through starting their own business with microloans. Catherine has also been a Board Member of the Distress Centre and Open to Grow. She has completed the Institute of Corporate Directors Not for Profit Essentials Program.
Catherine lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband of 25 years and 2 sons. When she is not chasing her boys around you can find her learning to surf, playing tennis, skiing, doing the occasional triathlon, taking another course, meditating, or volunteering for something. Her focus is to radiate love, wisdom, and power in everything she does.
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