Catherine Bell is a successful entrepreneur, business leader and best-selling business author. Catherine founded BluEra, a Profit 500 executive search and team transformation company. 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. With the sale of BluEra to DHR, Catherine now focuses on awakening the fire within organizations as founder of The Awakened Company.
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. She is currently a Jarislowsky Co-Fellow at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.
Catherine now 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.
She also started The Awakened Project, which ignites presence. She has created a jewellery line with a Canadian Artist that symbolizes awakening ourselves, relationships, teams, communities, and globe. The jewellery serves as a reminder we are in it together. 50% of the Awakened Project’s profits go to setting up a fund to help female entrepreneurs start their own business.
Catherine lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband of 22 years and 2 sons. When she is not chasing her boys around you can find her learning to surf, play tennis, skiing, doing the occasional triathlon, taking another course, meditating, or volunteering for something.
The Awakened Company
Catherine is an intuitive, inspiring, and insightful thought leader.