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Can you help with my problem?

Without knowing exactly what your problem is I can’t say. What I can tell you is there is a free course you can complete to win prizes starting with a free Strategy Review Session.

And if you need something beyond my expertise I have a network of smart talented professionals that can be called upon to fill any gaps.

Why do I need a strategy?

Your strategy is critical to your brand positioning in the marketplace, the minds (and hearts) of your customers.

  • Strategy-blueprint for competitive advantage

Additional helpful facts to keep in mind:

  • Plan-for each strategic goal there’s a way to evaluate and achieve
  • Process-methods used to carry out plan
Will my returns justify the investment of working with you?

Absolutely! In case you only need a few strategic gems to put you on a self-help track  the appropriate free course you can get started right now. And it won’t cost you a dime.

From your current perspective  the way forward is less than clear. After our work together the clouds of confusion part so you confidently pave the path ahead. You have not just a strategy but a plan and if you prefer, the team to help you implement it.


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Hi and thanks for stopping by!

If you’re proud to be one of a kind with no interest in conformity for conformity sake then you don’t want a typical consultant.  In fact, there’s a good chance you need someone like me.

I’m Yvette Dubel. And it may be that my diverse consultant and complicated life experience is key to finding your solution.   , neotraditional mother to 3 of my favorite people ~ happy wife of 1 (still my favorite guy) for 25+yrs,  my passion is helping you achieve w/ #humanity   What could it mean for you to have access to a Master Solution Finder , tech enthusiastproject lead specializing in brand risk management innovation who happens to be a contributing artist researcher-author to Art Based Inquiry textbook.  What does that means for you? You get access to a lot of smart cool professionals. And we love working together to help business owners like you succeed in these changing times. 

A few of the problems I can help you with include:

  • Branding and Reputation Development
  • Meaningful and humanizing solutions
  • Prevent or resolve customer loss and avoidance
  • Campaigns to set appropriate customer expectations
  • Maintain and grow brand confidence and value
  • Price war chaos alternatives
  • Problems with employee engagement and performance

I’d like to help you to succeed today with a view towards the future.  My specialization comes from personal experiences. These include more than twenty years as a change agent/advocate developing community programs and working cause/service organizations, more than then years as a consultant to businesses and mission driven organizations, as well as over twenty years as an artist-researcher.

  • Maybe you’re already feeling overwhelmed
  • You’ve done your research but you need specific insights you can use
  • You know that generic corporate styled solutions aren’t for you
  • You know it’s important but don’t know the right changes to make in your business

That’s why I’ve created this free course to get you started. You earn points completing each course unit. When you complete all three you have the benefit of lessons from other business owners not too much unlike you. You will also have enough points to win a Strategy Review Session.

 

Yvette Dubel

CEO & Founder, Business Strategist, Thought Leader, Artist-Researcher, WebAntiphon Group

Yvette Dubel author of Why Risk Management Innovation Is a Game Changer

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