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Clarify your strategic vision to differentiate your company   

Engage your management team for industry leading performance 

Align your organization to achieve your strategic objectives




Joanne Downey has created Strategy+People,  an innovative strategic planning and organizational development consulting company. Strategy+People supports CEOs to lead competitive business strategy to position their company for future growth and to achieve their long term financial mandate.  




Joanne Downey

"Joanne acted as my trusted advisor and strategic planner to our executive team. She played a big part in our success. Joanne was instrumental in helping our leaders develop and drive our strategic vision to differentiate AlliedBarton as best brand in our key market segments. In addition to consulting across a range of strategic issues, Joanne was the only consultant that could helps us clarify a significant opportunity for the growth of our business. As a result we increased our earnings and attracted an unprecedented private equity valuation."   

Mr. William (Bill) Whitmore, Chairman & CEO, AlliedBarton Security Services 



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Objectivity  -  Overcome Silos  -  Breakthrough Perspectives  -  Execution  -  Better Earnings 


"Strategy + People brought Manpower the services and tools that allowed us to transform our business.  Assisting leadership teams to clarify the corporate vision and strategy, global alignment to common goals was quickly achieved and resulted in stronger financial performance.”

Ms. Barbara Beck, as EVP & President EMEA, Manpower Inc. a $21B US Corporation


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