Clare Novak, Novak and Associates

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Leading people from strengths creates that incredible moment when everything falls into place. Your organization can have it all--employee engagement, teamwork, high productivity and a great bottom line.

Strengths-based coaching and teambuilding Clare facilitates:

• Engages employees and focuses their natural abilities
• Builds teams that are both productive and work in harmony
• Changes the performance conversation to focus on encouraging more of what people do well.
• Recharges performance management systems with win-win-win energy

Picture yourself engaging just the right person at the right time. That is how we serve you. Clare Novak and Associates have demonstrated:

  • Excellence in his or her field
  • Service to the profession through volunteer work in a professional association
  • Professional publishing and/or speaking experience
  • Community involvement

Clare Novak is an award winning, international consultant
Now that you've imagined your organization continuously working at peak potential. You know you need an expert to help you attain that vision. Clare Novak is an award winning international consultant with over 25 years experience. She helps leaders use their strengths and leverage the strengths of others to achieve their vision.

The Top 5 Strengths Clare brings to her clients are: Input, Intellection, Learner, Responsibility, Command. These strengths bring you strategic focus, deep resources and knowledge, rock solid delivery on promise and the influence to help you achieve your vision.

Ms. Novak has unique and deep multicultural experience. She worked extensively in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Canada and for global US – based companies with culturally diverse employees. Her cultural appreciation and adaptability in coaching, teambuilding and employee engagement bring a deeper understanding of organizational diversity than most.

Clare's deep experience with diversity and inclusion make her a sought after speaker. She recently presented on a Diversity and Inclusion Panel at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.  She also participated in the 2018 World Petroleum Council, Astana, Kazakhstan, UNDP Capacity Building Program “Promoting clean and affordable energy to empower women

If you are interested in the personal side of travel, please visit Ms. Novak's travel website.

Clare Novak also brings a diversity of industry experience including:

  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Financial
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Education
  • Electric utility
  • Oil
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Government

Nina Corvljan

Nina Covrljan has over 15 years' experience in her career in the financial services industry. Nina has worked extensively with small and medium sized businesses and understands first hand the growth challenges facing today's entrepreneurs. Her consulting strengths are primarily centered in the areas of business development, risk management, finance, and general organizational development. Her past experience includes:

  • Senior Consultant (Channel Management), Global transaction Services Group, Royal Bank of Scotland/ABN Amro
  • International Trade Banking Consultant, Sovereign bank (Banco Santander Group)
  • Relationship Manager, International Financial Institutions Division, Wachovia Bank N.A. (Wells Fargo company)
  • Associate,Wholesale Lending Management Program, CoreStates Bank N.A.

Sardek Love

Sardèk Love is an internationally recognized consultant, motivational and keynote speaker, and training and development expert. His strengths include management and leadership development, production and operations management, employee engagement, customer service, and behavioral assessments. His international experience includes instructing Leadership Skills for clients in Indonesia, Scotland, Nigeria, Angola, and Kuwait; Safety Leadership for clients in Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and Australia; and Customer Service for the Jamaica Customer Service Association in Jamaica. Prior to working independently, Sardek was a Program Manager for Booz Allen Hamilton - a leading global technology and strategy consulting firm. He also worked in a variety of management roles in the Insurance industry with MetLife Insurance Company and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Mr. Love has been a member of ASTD for over a decade. In 2007, he was President of the award-winning Metropolitan Washington DC Chapter. He continues to provide senior level leadership to ASTD as he is the 2010 Chair of the ASTD Leaders Conference Advisory Program Committee. Sardèk is also a member of the Regional Advisory Council (RAC) for the Fairfax County, Virginia, branch of the United Way. For University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), he serves as an advisor on the Instructional Systems Development Graduate Program Advisory Board.

Sardèk is a 1992 B.S. graduate of Virginia Tech’s Marketing Education program, one of the top programs of its kind in the United States.

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