Our mission is to help leaders value and inspire human talent to produce innovative and exceptional results for the individual and the organization.
We use our evidence-based research across many industries and deep knowledge of human behavior to connect the natural motives and passion of individuals with the work of the organization.
Founder and thought leader, Mary Esteves brings over 30 years of experience and research to her clients. Mary and her team of experts provide solutions that improve their clients performance in considerable, dynamic and enduring ways.
Creative people at the flagship office of a global communications company were at odds with their colleagues…
Leadership in an international brand name clothing comapny was divided at many levels in the organization…
A technology company that had pioneered classic products was deeply divided over…
When founders of a professional services firm were about to retire, they brought in a leader…
“Mary [and her team] bring a special kind of magic to developing talent for business leaders. While data and analytics are core to the work of her and her team, Mary brings a level of insight in understanding the human characteristics that make leaders perform and excel.”
— Laureen Cassidy
“Mary is gifted in both the science and the art of leadership. She has helped me and Polaris with the fundamentals of management, but her particular strength is in helping managers to connect with the meaningfulness to them of the company’s mission, and harness its power to sustain high standards and workforce productivity.”
— Grant Grissom
Polaris Health Directions
A mission of inspiring excellence and exceptional results.
We develop unparalleled visionary leadership in some of the most well respected businesses, organizations and institutions in the world. Our clients come to us from the public, private and social sectors. We work with our clients to help them unlock the full potential of their greatest asset: their people. We have made a significant difference in some of the finest organizations in the world and we feel honored to have played a role in their success.
Nova Consulting Inc. Group and Personal Training Guides
are for busy managers seeking insight to specific job challenges.
Receive the distilled wisdom of our coaches in every publication,
now without the cost.
Innovation is the name of the game to getting noticed, getting ahead, and driving your organization to success. This personal training guide will show you how to jumpstart your own thinking as well as stimulate others to think differently and break out of the status quo.
Take team functioning to a higher level, balancing between being one of the team and its leader. Both capacities are needed, and Nova can show you when to do what. Take responsibility for orchestrating talent, but encourage team members to take ownership of their performance.
Learn how to build productive working relationships across functional areas when interests differ with yours. Peer relationships represent one of the most valuable assets in organizations, so make sure you’re investing your efforts in keeping them alive and healthy.
Ramp up fast and make a mark without creating roadblocks, even if the people, the job, and the environment are new to you. Understand exactly what the window of opportunity is, and how to take advantage of it rapidly, yet prudently. First impressions in a new job set the course for your reputation.
“I appreciate the honesty and clarity of the information provided and suggestions of how to become a better leader, in a way that is heart centered and directed to working with and helping people who might be under your leadership.”
— Povilas Mecys
Branding & Design
“Mary is a true expert of her craft. She is insightful, highly intuitive, and handles sensitive issues with a kind, yet direct style. Her advice is thoughtful and actionable. I have grown as both a professional and a person through my work with Mary.”
— Kate Harken
Chief Marketing Officer
SPM Marketing & Communications