Awakened Ideas
Articles, Videos, Podcasts, Case Studies, Blogs and more. Awakened Ideas talks about the people, ideas, strategies, and awakened processes that great companies have taken to ignite the fire within their organizations.
Awarepreneurs Podcast with Catherine Bell & Russ Hudson – Power of Opposites 800 800 The Awakened Company

Awarepreneurs Podcast with Catherine Bell & Russ Hudson – Power of Opposites

Awarepreneurs Podcast with Catherine Bell & Russ Hudson: The Power of Opposites Awarepreneurs is a popular conscious business and social entrepreneur podcast by Founder Paul Zelizer. The Awarepreneurs Community, a dynamic group of hundreds of social and wellness entrepreneurs who support each other in growing their…

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Awarepreneurs Podcast Episode with Catherine Bell 1400 1400 The Awakened Company

Awarepreneurs Podcast Episode with Catherine Bell

Awarepreneurs Podcast with Catherine Bell and the Secret Sauce to Awakening Organizations. Awarepreneurs is a popular conscious business and social entrepreneur podcast by Founder Paul Zelizer. The Awarepreneurs Community, a dynamic group of hundreds of social and wellness entrepreneurs who support each other in growing their…

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“Cat’s Track” Asks Catherine Bell 3 Important Questions 1280 420 The Awakened Company

“Cat’s Track” Asks Catherine Bell 3 Important Questions

Catherine Bell on “Cat’s Tracks” Recently, Catherine Bell connected with Catherine Brownlee, President and CEO of CBI, and Creator of “Cat’s Track” a daily video series asking leaders the three most important questions in these times. What has been their biggest challenge in the last…

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Catherine Bell on the Sacred Changemakers Podcast 480 480 The Awakened Company

Catherine Bell on the Sacred Changemakers Podcast

Listen to The Awakened Company’s Catherine Bell with Jayne Warrilow of the Sacred Changemakers Podcast… Jayne Warrilow, Founder of Sacred Changemakers, Coaches Business School, Edgewalker and Resonant Coach recently interviewed Catherine Bell for her podcast. Jayne asks Catherine some profound questions that go deep into…

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An Interview with Conscious Company Media’s Vanessa Childers 1000 267 Catherine Bell

An Interview with Conscious Company Media’s Vanessa Childers

Conscious Company Magazine An Interview with Conscious Company’s, Vanessa Childers I recently had the opportunity to interview the Editorial Director of Conscious Company Media’s, Vanessa Childers. Here is what she had to say about what gets her up in the morning, on awakening leadership and…

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leadership lessons
Leadership Lessons from Two-Time Olympian Shawnee Harle 600 358 Catherine Bell

Leadership Lessons from Two-Time Olympian Shawnee Harle

Leadership Lessons from Two-Time Olympian Shawnee Harle Leadership Lessons   Shawnee Harle has a Masters Degree in Coaching Studies and is a former two-time olympian as Assistant Coach for the Canadian Women’s Basketball Team. She brings her extensive leadership experience to her work as a corporate coach, leadership…

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well-being
Three Keys to Awakening Well-Being in Organizations 603 266 Catherine Bell

Three Keys to Awakening Well-Being in Organizations

THREE KEYS TO AWAKENING WELL-BEING IN ORGANIZATIONS Well-being in the workplace. The worst decisions and actions have been made when I’ve been tired.  I’ve spent the last decade starting and selling a Profit 500 company while being a mother, a wife, a friend, a community…

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one-on-one relationships
One-On-One Relationships at Work: Why They Matter, And How To Get Them 1518 1000 Catherine Bell

One-On-One Relationships at Work: Why They Matter, And How To Get Them

STRONG ONE-ON-ONE RELATIONSHIPS MAKE FOR HAPPIER WORKPLACES. HERE’S HOW TO BUST THROUGH THE AWKWARDNESS AND MAKE IT HAPPEN. MARY MAZZONI, RACHEL ZURER AND CATHERINE BELL How productive employees are and how long they stay at a company is directly determined by their relationship with their…

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women
8 Ways for Women to be More Successful Entrepreneurs 759 500 Catherine Bell

8 Ways for Women to be More Successful Entrepreneurs

BUSINESS MOGUL CATHERINE BELL WANTS TO HELP OTHER WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS AVOID REPEATING HER MISTAKES. MARY MAZZONI, RACHEL ZURER AND CATHERINE BELL The world needs more women entrepreneurs, says Catherine Bell, founder of the Awakened Company, a management consultancy in Calgary, Canada. But women face a unique…

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Panel Discussion Videos
Panel Discussion Videos – Catherine Bell 2383 754 Kent Brown

Panel Discussion Videos – Catherine Bell

Watch the Video Below… Some of Catherine Bell’s panel discussions.

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Keynote Speaker Videos – Catherine Bell, The Awakened Company 1920 1030 The Awakened Company

Keynote Speaker Videos – Catherine Bell, The Awakened Company

Watch the Video Below… Examples of Catherine Bell’s keynote presentation.

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The Awakened Company author, Catherine Bell’s interview on CTV 1600 850 The Awakened Company

The Awakened Company author, Catherine Bell’s interview on CTV

Watch the Video Below… Author Catherine Bell discusses her book, The Awakened Company, difficult economic times and the opportunity to do better.

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5 Tips for Checking References in a Conscious, Awakened Way 2560 1514 The Awakened Company

5 Tips for Checking References in a Conscious, Awakened Way

Checking references might seem like a boring or unpleasant part of filling a position at a conscious company. But as a values-driven leader, your actions matter as much here as they do in all others areas of creating a purpose-driven workplace. To illustrate the point,…

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Money – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 1920 1280 Catherine Bell

Money – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Money – Author & Mission Venture Capitalist, Joel Solomon Money. How can we do better with our money? How do we help make the world a better place? Answers to these questions and more on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture…

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commitment
Commitment – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 2560 1702 Catherine Bell

Commitment – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Commitment and examination as keys to becoming an Awakened Leader are the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture capitalist, Joel Solomon. An Awakened Leader In this interview, Joel discusses an examined inner life and a commitment to being the…

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Examine Why – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 2272 1704 Catherine Bell

Examine Why – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Examine Why – Author & Mission Venture Capitalist, Joel Solomon Examine why and what you want to leave behind as a business leader are the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture capitalist, Joel Solomon. In this interview, Joel discusses…

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cultivating
Cultivating Inner Skills – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 2560 861 Catherine Bell

Cultivating Inner Skills – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Cultivating Inner Skills – Author & Mission Venture Capitalist, Joel Solomon Cultivating your inner skills and Joel’s biggest career learning are the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture capitalist, Joel Solomon. In this interview, Joel discusses his biggest career…

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capitalism
Capitalism & Money – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 284 177 Catherine Bell

Capitalism & Money – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Capitalism & Money – Author & Mission Venture Capitalist, Joel Solomon Capitalism and money are the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture capitalist, Joel Solomon. In this interview, Joel discusses the meaning of money and whether capitalism is the…

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meaning
Meaning & Purpose – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon 2502 1676 Catherine Bell

Meaning & Purpose – Awakened Leaders Vlog with Joel Solomon

Meaning & Purpose – Author & Mission Venture Capitalist, Joel Solomon Meaning and purpose is just one of the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with author and mission venture capitalist, Joel Solomon. In this interview, Joel discusses finding meaning in your life and living…

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nature
Nature Contains All of The Answers – Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky 2000 1333 Catherine Bell

Nature Contains All of The Answers – Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky

Nature Contains All of The Answers –  TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky Nature contains all of the answers. This and becoming a better leader through awakened relationships are the topics on this week’s Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In…

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inner workings
Inner Workings of an Awakened Company with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog 1920 1200 Catherine Bell

Inner Workings of an Awakened Company with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Inner Workings of an Awakened Company with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky Inner workings of an Awakened Company is this week’s topic on our Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In this interview, Tom gives Catherine some insight on some…

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loves & dislikes
Loves & Dislikes of Business with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog 288 175 Catherine Bell

Loves & Dislikes of Business with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Loves & Dislikes of Business with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky Loves & dislikes of business is this week’s topic on our Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In this interview, Tom talks with Catherine about what his loves &…

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transparency
Aggressive Transparency with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2560 914 Catherine Bell

Aggressive Transparency with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Aggressive Transparency with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky Aggressive transparency is just one of our topics on our latest Awakened Leaders Vlog with TerraCycle‘s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In this interview, Tom talks with Catherine about the value of companies being aggressively transparent,…

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changing
Changing the World with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2558 2560 Catherine Bell

Changing the World with TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Changing the World with TerraCycle’s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky Tom is on a mission of changing the world and making it a better place. Our latest Awakened Leaders Vlog is with TerraCycle‘s CEO & Founder, Tom Szaky. In this interview, Tom tells Catherine what…

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build
Build a Better Workplace – Awakened Leaders Vlog 500 425 Catherine Bell

Build a Better Workplace – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Build a Better Workplace with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis What it takes to build a better workplace and what it means to be an Awakened Company are our topics this week with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief…

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relationship
Relationships in Business – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2560 1708 Catherine Bell

Relationships in Business – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Relationships in Business with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Relationships in business is our topic this week with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 11 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne speaks with Catherine…

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stand
Stand Up – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2560 1920 Catherine Bell

Stand Up – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Stand Up with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Stand up for making positive change, people and purpose are this week’s topics with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 10 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this…

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awakened leadership
Awakened Leadership – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2000 1333 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leadership – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Awakened Leadership with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Awakened Leadership is this week’s topic with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 9 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses what is an Awakened…

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finding inspiration
Finding Inspiration – Awakened Leaders Vlog 1920 1080 Catherine Bell

Finding Inspiration – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Finding Inspiration with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Finding Inspiration is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 8 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses finding inspiration. About ATB Financial…

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inspiration
Inspiration – Awakened Leaders Vlog 1920 1080 Catherine Bell

Inspiration – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Inspiration with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Inspiration is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 7 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses the inspiration that drove him to…

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legacy
Legacy – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2004 1336 Catherine Bell

Legacy – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Legacy with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Legacy is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 6 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses legacy and what he wants to leave…

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leadership development
Leadership Development – Awakened Leaders Vlog 1800 1200 Catherine Bell

Leadership Development – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Leadership Development with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Leadership development is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 5 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses his leadership style and leadership…

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recipe
Recipe for Great Corporate Culture – Awakened Leaders Vlog 1701 1129 Catherine Bell

Recipe for Great Corporate Culture – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Recipe for an Awesome Corporate Culture with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis A recipe for creating an awesome culture in organizations is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 4 of 12 of our interview with…

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creating awesome culture
Creating Awesome Culture – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2560 1706 Catherine Bell

Creating Awesome Culture – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Creating Awesome Culture with ATB’s Chief Evangelist, Lorne Rubis Creating awesome culture in organizations is the topic of discussion with our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 3 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview,…

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love
Love & Business – Awakened Leaders Vlog 2120 1414 Catherine Bell

Love & Business – Awakened Leaders Vlog

Love & Business with Lorne Rubis, ATB’s Chief Evangelist Love & business is our topic of discussion with our guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 2, Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 2 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne discusses love…

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ATB
Awakened Leaders Vlog – ATB’s Lorne Rubis 2560 1164 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog – ATB’s Lorne Rubis

Our Interview with  Lorne Rubis, ATB’s Chief Evangelist Our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 1 is Lorne Rubis, ATB Financial’s Chief Evangelist. This part 1 of 12 of our interview with Lorne. In this interview, Lorne tells us his biggest career learning. About ATB Financial ATB…

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long-term thinking
Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 8 – New Resource Bank CEO 2400 2400 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 8 – New Resource Bank CEO

Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 8 – Long-term Thinking in Business Our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 8 is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This our 8th and final part of our interview with Vince. We’ll be releasing a…

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regeneration
Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 7 – New Resource Bank CEO 2500 1406 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 7 – New Resource Bank CEO

Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 7 – Regeneration Practices & The Role of Capital in Organizations Our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 7 is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 7 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and…

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starting
Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 6 – New Resource Bank CEO 339 149 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog Part 6 – New Resource Bank CEO

Awakened Leaders Vlog – Starting Your Own Business Our current guest on our Awakened Leaders Vlog is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 6 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince…

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corporate culture
Awakened Leaders Vlog Series – Part 5 of an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank 2000 1411 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog Series – Part 5 of an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank

Vlog Series – Awakened Leaders Our current guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 5 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.…

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awakened company
Awakened Leaders Vlog Series – Part 4 of an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank 1920 1272 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog Series – Part 4 of an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank

Vlog Series – Awakened Leaders Our current guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 4 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.…

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cultivate
Awakened Leaders Vlog – Part 3 in an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank 1698 1131 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders Vlog – Part 3 in an Interview with CEO of New Resource Bank

Vlog Series – Awakened Leaders Our current guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 3 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the coming weeks.…

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Awakened Leaders – Part 2 of An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank 1920 1080 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders – Part 2 of An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank

Awakened Leaders – Vlog Series This month’s guest on our vlog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 2 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince over the…

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New Resource Bank
Awakened Leaders – An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank 1800 1919 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders – An Interview Series with CEO of New Resource Bank

Awakened Leaders – Video Blog Series This month’s guest on our video blog series on Awakened Leaders is Vince Siciliano, President and CEO of New Resource Bank . This is part 1 of 8 in our interview with Vince, and we’ll release the rest of the interviews with Vince…

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Humanity's Team
Awakened Leaders – An Interview with Steve Farrell of Humanity’s Team 2048 2560 Catherine Bell

Awakened Leaders – An Interview with Steve Farrell of Humanity’s Team

Awakened Leaders – Video Blog Series Welcome to our new video blog series on Awakened Leaders to discuss Awakening Organizations. Our first guest is Steve Farrell, President & Worldwide Director of Humanity’s Team. About Humanity’s Team Humanity’s Team is a global grassroots spiritual movement. It is focused…

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Turtle Bay
Awakening Turtle Bay – 3 Key Lessons on Transforming Culture 1433 870 Catherine Bell

Awakening Turtle Bay – 3 Key Lessons on Transforming Culture

Turtle Bay Resort is located on Oahu’s fabled North Shore and is focused on creating experiences for people that are worth being created into stories. The Resort has never ending health and wellness activities from kayaking with sea turtles to surfing to canoe surfing, shorkeling…

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Are You a Bosshole? Start Cultivating Awakened Relationships 650 360 Catherine Bell

Are You a Bosshole? Start Cultivating Awakened Relationships

Are you a bosshole? Most people rate time with their bosses as the worst time of their day. Consider what that means: interacting with their manager is less enjoyable than waking up to an early alarm, dealing with a rush-hour commute, or taking out the…

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Toronto book launch
Toronto Book Launch – October 4 1709 2560 Catherine Bell

Toronto Book Launch – October 4

Toronto Book Launch – join Catherine Bell at The Awakened Company book on October 4 Join Catherine Bell, author of best selling and award winning book, The Awakened Company at Ben McNally Books from 6-8 pm ET. Catherine will share research results from hundreds of…

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unlimited vacation
Should Your Company Have An Unlimited Vacation Policy? 2000 1351 Catherine Bell

Should Your Company Have An Unlimited Vacation Policy?

Unlimited Vacation Article originally appeared in Women of Influence by Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company—that has successfully implemented its own unlimited vacation policy. She’s also the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read…

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awakening organizations
Awakening Organizations – a Podcast with Catherine Bell 2560 1417 Catherine Bell

Awakening Organizations – a Podcast with Catherine Bell

Awakening Organizations Recently, I was featured among 25 of the world’s top Enneagram experts — including people like Russ Hudson (collaborator on my best-seller and award-winner, The Awakened Company), Helen Palmer, A. H. Almaas, Tom Condon, and Cheryl Richardson — sharing the latest insights and…

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Plexis
Awakened Company Spotlight – Plexis Healthcare Systems 2128 670 Catherine Bell

Awakened Company Spotlight – Plexis Healthcare Systems

Awakened Company Spotlight – Plexis Healthcare Systems We are excited to be serving organizations that are truly bleeding edge in terms of their business practices and philosophies. One example awakened company is Plexis Healthcare Systems.  Plexis has an emphasis on culture with Global Impact.  They empower a…

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focus
Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Maximizing Shareholder Value 2400 2112 Catherine Bell

Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Maximizing Shareholder Value

Focus – where to put it as a leader. Article originally appeared in Women of Influence by Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company. She’s also the best-selling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how…

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Nautilus
Nautilus Book Awards Winner – The Awakened Company 480 622 Catherine Bell

Nautilus Book Awards Winner – The Awakened Company

The best-selling book, The Awakened Company was awarded the Nautilus Book Awards for 2015 in the Business & Leadership category. The Silver Award recognizes The Awakened Company as “…a print book of exceptional  merit that make a literary and heartfelt contribution to spiritual growth, conscious living, high-level wellness, green…

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Conscious Brands
Awakening Awesome 2000 2000 Catherine Bell

Awakening Awesome

Awakening awesome. At The Awakened Company, we want to highlight awesome and realness in business. Conscious Brands is up to some super juicy stuff in Calgary despite the current economic downturn. Take a peak. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Rob Sinclair (Founder &…

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Hop
Be Awakened. Be Local. Check out HOP. 2048 2048 Catherine Bell

Be Awakened. Be Local. Check out HOP.

Be Awakened. Be Local. Check out HOP. We want to help you be remarkable and help you be awakened. I recently interviewed Kevin Davies, Founder of Hop Compost. Hop Compost is the organic way to grown your plants. From the food scraps of 40 select Calgary…

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broken
If It’s Broken, Fix It: Why We Need a New Model For Doing Business 2250 1503 Catherine Bell

If It’s Broken, Fix It: Why We Need a New Model For Doing Business

Broken? Fix it! Article originally appeared in Women of Influence by Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the founder of BluEra, an executive search and team transformation company. She’s also the best-selling author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them…

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What Would It Take for Your Employees to Love Coming to Work? 570 380 Catherine Bell

What Would It Take for Your Employees to Love Coming to Work?

You wake at 7am with a smile on your face and no need for an alarm clock. Your first thought is, “Mmm, nice. Today is Tuesday. I’ve got some cool stuff to do today.” You take an extra couple minutes to just lie there in…

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REAP
Catherine Bell Keynote at REAP’s Down to Earth Week Festival on April 15 1854 2029 Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell Keynote at REAP’s Down to Earth Week Festival on April 15

I am super excited to be the keynote presenter at REAP’s 8th annual Down to Earth Week Festival in Calgary on April 15. Join me at this event from 5:30-8:30 pm at Civic on Third (130 – 3 Ave SE) for an inspiring evening that…

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inspired
Top 3 Tips to Stay Inspired as an Entrepreneur 2560 1707 Catherine Bell

Top 3 Tips to Stay Inspired as an Entrepreneur

  Staying inspired running a business can be hard. Entrepreneurship can be just as rewarding as it is challenging. So, how do I stay inspired? I stay inspired by having a meaningful vision, working with awesome people, leaning on core values, and learning continuously. Learning keeps…

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Conscious Business Leaders TV
Catherine Bell’s Interview on Conscious Business Leaders TV 2000 1000 Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell’s Interview on Conscious Business Leaders TV

Catherine Bell was recently interviewed on Conscious Business Leaders TV on the topic of Awakening Organizations. Drawing from her best-selling book, The Awakened Company, Catherine discusses a new, proven and better way of doing business that engages and inspires employees, builds strong leaders, teams, organizations…

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Seth Godin
Seth Godin – An Interview with The Awakened Company on Awakening in Business 1920 1080 Catherine Bell

Seth Godin – An Interview with The Awakened Company on Awakening in Business

Join me on Conscious Business Leaders TV – March 2 1024 512 Catherine Bell

Join me on Conscious Business Leaders TV – March 2

Please join me on Wednesday, March 2 at 3 pm PT/ 4pm MT/ 6pm ET on Conscious Business Leaders TV. I’ll be sharing my guidance and insight on “Awakening Organizations”. When over 70% of employees are disengaged at work and the majority of businesses fail within…

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infographics
The Awakened Company Infographics 300 300 Catherine Bell

The Awakened Company Infographics

The Awakened Company Infographics               

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Fortune
The Real Reason so Many Businesses Fail 5560 1500 Catherine Bell

The Real Reason so Many Businesses Fail

The Real Reason so Many Businesses Fail – as originally appeared in Fortune It shouldn’t always be about the bottom line. The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about…

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Craig Keilburger
What is Your Higher Purpose? 1920 1080 Catherine Bell

What is Your Higher Purpose?

Purpose. What is your and your organization’s higher purpose? Craig Kielburger‘s higher purpose is to empower people and he’s up to a lot of good! Craig’s the Co-Founder of Me to We, an innovative social enterprise that provides products that make an impact, empowering people to change the…

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M Tribe
Women of Influence and The M Tribe 1800 1200 Catherine Bell

Women of Influence and The M Tribe

I recently attended a Global Women of Influence Dinner and it was fantastic.  To have a room full of incredible people in an intimate setting was very meaningful.  To truly connect with people, we all need time and space for one on one conversations and this is…

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Lessons on Awakening for Business 2560 1686 Catherine Bell

Lessons on Awakening for Business

Many lessons on awakening were discussed at our emergent, presence-based pop-up book signing event at Indigo in downtown Calgary. The Awakened Company is a model for creating a positive ripple in the world. It represents a new model of business that serves people.  Thanks again to Matrix…

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Lessons on Awakening from Entrepreneurs 800 800 Catherine Bell

Lessons on Awakening from Entrepreneurs

        Lessons on awakening were abound at The Awakened Company‘s recent pop-up book signing and interactive discussion at Calgary’s downtown Indigo bookstore. BluEarth Founder, Kent Brown and Matrix CEO, Rob Pockar led a discussion of their first-hand, entrepreneurial experience in building and leading…

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Creating an Awakened Ripple in the World 2560 1375 Catherine Bell

Creating an Awakened Ripple in the World

The Awakened Company is a model for creating a positive ripple in the world. A new model of business that serves people is needed, anawakened one where people are working on themselves, their relationships, their teams, the organization and their community for a noble purpose.…

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Book Signing
Book signing Today at Indigo’s downtown Calgary location! 800 600 Catherine Bell

Book signing Today at Indigo’s downtown Calgary location!

Come and join us for a book signing for The Awakened Company and an interactive conversation TODAY at Indigo‘s downtown Calgary location @ 317 – 7 Avenue SW (TD Square), from 12-2 pm.   #AwakenedCompany

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Catherine Bell - Book Launch
Watch our inspiring book launch recap 2560 1707 Catherine Bell

Watch our inspiring book launch recap

  Watch our book launch recap from an amazing and inspiring night on October 22, 2015, hosted by Owl’s Nest Books. Thank you to the over 200 people who s howed up and gave The Awakened Company its wings… #AwakenedCompany

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Book Signing
Join us for a surprising book signing 800 600 Catherine Bell

Join us for a surprising book signing

A surprising book signing and interactive conversation will take place at Calgary’s downtown Indigo @ 317 – 7 Avenue SW (TD Square), from 12-2 pm on Thursday, November 26, 2015. Learn what it means and what it takes to be an Awakened Company and how businesses can…

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Paris Peace
Peace – A Response to Terrorist Attacks 1180 664 Catherine Bell

Peace – A Response to Terrorist Attacks

Peace. The very reason for awakened companies is to create a more meaningful life rich with experiences and a harmonious world.   Almost everything that is produced, developed, served, orchestrated and actioned is in some form of organization.  Many of you know that an awakened company…

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W. Brett Wilson
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Awakening Insights from W. Brett Wilson

photo credit: Heather Fritz To enter W. Brett Wilson’s office is an experience in and of itself. I got off the elevator to a flat screen with people’s faces on it.  Hmmm, first time I have seen anything like this.  I touched Brett’s face and…

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Banyen Books & Sound
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Join us in Vancouver – November 13

Join us for our Vancouver book launch on Friday, November 13 at 6:30 pm at Banyen Books & Sound. The Founder of this amazing bookstore, Kolin Lymworth, was a participant in the creation of The Awakened Company! Constance Kellough, Founder & President of Namaste Publishing and The Awakened Company author, Catherine…

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Lessons
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Lessons on Awakened Leadership

Many lessons on awakened leadership were discussed by the panel and audience at our BluEra book launch of The Awakened Company. Check out our short video that highlights some of this discussion and the event. Fewer than 1 in 5 leaders in organizations are perceived as truthful. Yet…

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Mac Van Wielengen
Failure: Turning Lead into Gold 2560 1707 Catherine Bell

Failure: Turning Lead into Gold

  The BluEra book launch took place Thursday, October 27th.  Thank you so much to the amazing BluEra Team for the sold out launch of our book, The Awakened Company, and to all of our clients for your support.  The President and Founder of Namaste…

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Catherine Bell - Book Launch
The Awakened Company Finds Its Wings 2560 1707 Catherine Bell

The Awakened Company Finds Its Wings

On October 22nd,  The Awakened Company found its wings through community. Hundreds of people showed up at our first book launch in Calgary – from  mothers, fathers, grandparents and children, to CEO’s, world renowned artists, Olympic skiers, designers and business leaders – all of whom…

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Banyen Books & Sound
Vancouver – Our Next Book Launch! 2560 1920 Catherine Bell

Vancouver – Our Next Book Launch!

     We are headed out west to Vancouver for our next book launch on Friday, November 13 at 6:30 pm at Banyen Books & Sound. The Founder of this amazing bookstore, Kolin Lymworth, was a participant in the creation of The Awakened Company! Constance Kellough, Founder & President…

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sold out
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BluEra Business Book Launch Sold Out!

The Awakened Company’s business book launch hosted by BluEra this morning is sold out and with a waitlist.  WOWSERS.  Thank you all so much for your tremendous support! We are so excited about and grateful for the great reception that we’ve had for our book.…

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Peace and Where to Find It
Peace and Where to Find It Book Launch 2560 1985 Catherine Bell

Peace and Where to Find It Book Launch

The Awakened Company’s collaborator, Christopher Papadopoulos, is launching his book, Peace and Where to Find It!  Please join us at Owl’s Nest Books on October 27th for a very special evening! http://www.owlsnestbooks.com/events/2015/10/27/christopher-papadopoulos-peace-and-where-to-find-it Please RSVP.

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Official Book Launch – Today!

Today is the First Official Launch of THE AWAKENED COMPANY.  Please join us tonight at 7 pm.  I must admit I am so nervous about tonight.  How will we be received? Are people ready for this message?  Am I ready to give this message?  My…

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Owl’s Nest Book Launch

Hi there, just a friendly reminder that our First Official Book Launch is being hosted by Owl’s Nest Books on October 22nd at 7 pm at Christ Church.  You can find out more here.    Owl’s Nest Books is a local, independently owned book store that  believes there…

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fearlessly truthful
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Awakened Companies Are Fearlessly Truthful

Christopher Papadopoulos is a collaborator on The Awakened Company and is the author of PEACE and Where to Find It.  Here are some of his comments, which reflect the truth of The Awakened Company.  Enjoy! Personal awakening involves a fearless search for the truth of…

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AESC
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Executive Leadership Awakening – BlueSteps Interview

BlueSteps‘ mission is to optimize your visibility to top executive search firms and to position you for the best executive jobs. Julia Salem of BlueSteps interviewed Catherine Bell on Executive Leadership Awakening. BlueSteps is AESC‘s career service for executives. You can find the interview here and…

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Namaste
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Namaste Interview with Catherine Bell

Namaste Interview with Catherine Bell Namaste Publishing interviewed Catherine Bell  on The Awakened Company. You can read the article here or reprinted below. A global conversation on awakening in organizations has begun! Namaste: You entitled your book The Awakened Company. What exactly do you mean…

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Think
Engaging the Human Spirit 2500 1668 Catherine Bell

Engaging the Human Spirit

We Are Disengaged at Work How can we be better at engaging the human spirit in organizations? Thirteen percent of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to Gallup’s new 142-country study on the State of the Global Workplace. We are losing valuable moments of time.  As…

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Mindful Culture
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The Importance of Mindful Culture for Start Ups

  Paul Zelizer, Co-Founder and CEO of Wisdompreneurs shares lessons learnt about corporate culture for The Awakened Company. One of the biggest trends of the past decade in the start up space is the Lean Start Up movement. Through a combination of careful observation and…

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What’s Missing in Today’s Business World

What’s Missing in Today’s Business World The modern workplace lacks humanity, hurting performance and sustainability. How to bring it back to your company. Most new companies perish within nine years of their founding. There are also countless examples of failed major organizations, like Arthur Anderson,…

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blog
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We want this to be all about you!!!

What is it that you would most like to experience on this blog? How can we best serve you? Latest business thinking articles? Articles on Innovation? Something inspiring or something that really makes you think? Videos? What is it that this community would most like…

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Volkswagen
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Our Corporate Bubbles – VW’s Cheating Ways

With the recent news of Volkswagen’s cheating, I wonder how we can do better and I remembered my conversation with Otto Scharmer. Otto is the author of Leading from the Emerging Future, Theory U, and Presence. He is a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.…

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book launch
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Awaken – Book Launch October 22!

  Awaken. At a time in our world where our traditional business models have failed, The Awakened Company shows us a path to a sustainable model that energizes, sustains and energizes people, business, communities and our planet. Owl’s Nest Books is graciously hosting The Awakened…

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Fail
Chances Are Your Business Will Fail 284 177 Catherine Bell

Chances Are Your Business Will Fail

Let’s get real, the evidence is brutal. Most likely your business will fail. Let’s investigate why and take action to prevent the human, environmental, and technological costs. Reasons for failure could include:  market shifts, more competition, lack of resources and expertise, disengaged employees, lack of…

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What is an Awakened Company? 800 869 Catherine Bell

What is an Awakened Company?

People all over the world are defining what an Awakened Company is for them. Russ Hudson, a collaborator of THE AWAKENED COMPANY, and co-Founder of the Enneagram Institute out of New York and best-selling author, tells us what an awakened company is for him. Check…

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Something Profound is Happening

It is your birthright to awaken. To awaken is to become aware that you are more than your thoughts about yourself and the world. You experience deep fulfillment and a sense that you are connected with all people and things on this planet. To discover…

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Quote from Joel Solomon