Leadership for lasting influence.

Is it possible to increase your leadership effectiveness and simultaneously experience life with a profound sense of satisfaction and fulfillment? 




For more than 30 years I've been helping business professionals develop transformational communication skills, and design a life of personal and professional convergence. Together these two components result in increased leadership effectiveness and living authentically with purpose, significance, and fulfillment.

It would be my delight to come alongside you in the journey. Please explore your paths below.

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LifeMap for Focused Living©

LifeMap for Focused Living engages you to view your life through the lens of purpose and significance. This personal process aligns your innate abilities, learned skills, mission, vision, values, and desired legacy, enabling life to be lived with confidence, clarity, intentionality, and ultimate fulfillment.

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Conversation Matters!©

Communication is dynamic and vital because it is woven into the fabric of human interaction, influencing relationships in every facet of life. It is a fundamental aspect of creating a healthy and vibrant work environment, which in turn impacts the bottom line, productivity, attracting and retaining talent, innovation, and maintaining a strong brand. 

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Skillful Connection

Mary Verstraete is an extraordinary person who supports people and organizations in achieving their goals. She represents the epitome of professionalism and her dedication to her clients is unparalleled.

Mary’s work is focused with the highest level of integrity and passion. Partnering with Mary is certainly a well-traveled avenue to success.

— MJ Housing
When you look up ‘quality’ in the dictionary, there is a picture of Mary. She is the whole package—value-centered, excellent communicator, wise, experienced and tremendous leadership skills. She is a rare leader in today’s world. Our company used Mary’s services and she exceeded all expectations and helped the senior partners of our firm work through a tough period. Simply stated, time spent with Mary will benefit you and your organization.
— Amaris Custom Homes

Inviting, polished, and safe. Mary’s training created lasting behavior change through a challenging and engaging workshop environment.

Wise, compassionate, and authentic. Mary is an inspiration and a phenomenal teacher.

Definitely work with Mary. You won’t regret it.

— Fairview Hospitals