Your Connection to ALL Things Small Biz

The Connected Woman

Named one of Canada’s Top Ten Rockstar Mentors

A dynamic speaker, author and business expert with a deep knowledge of the art of human connections, Cathy Kuzel has been supporting ambitious  entrepreneurs for more than 25 years and is increasingly sought after both nationally and internationally as an expert on “All Things Small Biz”.

“You would never know that I was rather shy when I was young. Talking to strangers was challenging. Now look at me – my career puts me at the front of the room speaking to hundreds of strangers!”

As the Connected Woman, a business strategist and professional mentor to entrepreneurs, Cathy finds great personal fulfillment in helping others succeed. Combining proven tools with focused coaching and “no excuses” accountability, she guides her clients through their perceived obstacles, helping them to build solid business foundations so they can stand up and stand out from their competitors.

Cathy has developed and implemented strategic sales and marketing programs with proven success rates for small to mid-size companies and organizations of 150+ members. With enthusiastic professionalism and relate-able style, Cathy shows her clients a simple step by step process to acquire and utilize the skills and tools that will enable them to produce results within their business, career and through personal growth.

She teaches entrepreneurs to let go of limiting beliefs and give themselves permission to “Stand Up & Stand Out” to have the success they dream of.

Her passion and dedication to helping entrepreneurs succeed also extends to her involvement with a number of organizations where she volunteers her time and knowledge.

Mentor/ Facilitator Women’s Enterprise Centre

Sales Expert/Instructor, Small Business BC

Mentor,  Futurpreneur Canada

Speaker, Junior Achievement

Speaker, YWCA

” I am a firm believer in ‘Knowledge Shared is Success Magnified’.” ~ Cathy Kuzel

In addition to coaching clients in her private practice, Cathy is also the founder of The Connected Woman Association, an organization supporting entrepreneurial women that encompasses many industries, levels of experience and diverse backgrounds. TCWA has developed a dynamic networking model that allows women to go “Beyond the Business Card”® to build strong personal connections resulting in even stronger business alliances – both offline and online.  For more information visit TCWA’s website 



TCWA is a founding member of the WEB Alliance, A unique collaborative initiative of  Women’s Business Networks to create change towards better business, stronger communities and an enhanced business culture for women.