The Author & Collaborators

Catherine, Russ, and Christopher combine insight from various business, psychological, and wisdom traditions to help organizations awaken to their potential so they become vibrantly alive, flourishing at every level from the boardroom to the person who makes the coffee.

Catherine Bell


Best-selling Author, Catherine Bell, founded BluEra, an executive search, team transformation and coaching company that is one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies – 2015 Profit 500 and one of Alberta’s Best Workplaces. She has worked around the globe from the UK to Cuba from Fortune 500 to serial entrepreneurs. Catherine has an MBA from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, a Sociology degree from Western University, Certified in the Enneagram, is a yoga instructor, and currently sits on the Board of the Distress Centre. She is married to Kent Brown and has two sons.

Russ Hudson


Russ Hudson holds a degree in East Asian Studies from Columbia University in New York, from which he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and is one of the principal scholars and innovative thinkers in the Enneagram world, having taught internationally for the last two decades, including coaching business teams and leaders in business thought. As Executive Director of Enneagram Personality Types, Inc. and Cofounder of The Enneagram Institute, he has been co-teaching the Enneagram Professional Training Programs since 1991 and is a Founding Director and former Vice-President of the International Enneagram Association. He is also coauthor of The Wisdom of the Enneagram, Personality Types (Revised Edition), Understanding the Enneagram (Revised Edition), Discovering Your Personality Type (Revised Edition), and The Power of the Enneagram (audio CD). He assisted Don Riso in writing Enneagram Transformations. Russ’  books have sold in the millions and been translated into numerous languages.

Christopher Papadopoulos


Christopher Papadopoulos is a teacher of the value and importance of living in the present moment, with an emphasis on how to use bioenergetics to bring ourselves fully into the now. In 2003, he experienced a permanent shift in consciousness from identifying with his busy thoughts to enjoying a state of inner peace and mental clarity. For the past decade he has helped individuals discover that behind their thoughts and emotions lies their true, peaceful self. His book PeaceAnd Where To Find It reveals that deep body awareness quiets our thoughts and enables us to access our truly wise peaceful nature.