Leadership for lasting change.

Is it possible to increase your leadership effectiveness while simultaneously increasing your enjoyment?




For more than 30 years I've been helping entrepreneurs, business owners, and senior management integrate skill, conversation, and belief into a roadmap that brings about the highest level of influence and greatest personal joy.

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 natural abilities, learned skills, unique personal mission and values, and ideal legacy, enabling life to be lived with confidence and ultimate fulfillment.
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Conversation Matters!©

Businesses that optimize connection through conversations can outperform competitors by 25% in gross margin and 85% in sales growth. Sound to good to be true? It's not, it's the power of skillful conversation.
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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