• Coop & Project Co-Dev

    Cooperation, RnD and Project Co-Development

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    Consulting on Wellness projects

    Juice Bars:

    - Nectar Juicery Explora 1, Tom's juice Bar St Bart, Yi Athens

    Healthy Corner / Breakfast Buffet: 

    - Evason Hua Hin Blue Lotus, Emporium / Fil Rouge Explora 1

    Plant-Based Cuisine Cooking Classes: 

    - Blue Lotus Hua Hin, Chef's Kitchen Explora 1, Biophily

    Plant-Based Cooking School & Pro Training: 

    - Blue Lotus Hua Hin, PC Studio Café, Apollo Group

    Wellness Retreats: 

    - Hacienda de Abajo La Palma, Blue Lotus Hua Hin

    Vegan Grocer and Plant-Based Shopping Center:

    - EKM6 in BKK, Plenti Grocer

    Plant-Based options in Restaurants:

    - Yi Athens, Evason Hua Kieng Sha / Bar / Coast, Explora 1 Sakura / Fil Rouge / Emproium market, Oceania and Regent Cruises

    Plant-Based Cooking Books:

    - les éditions La Plage Paris, En Exergue éditions Paris

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    From an Idea to a Viable Project

    Research, Early Developments

    I help to transform ideas into viable Wellness Projects.

     

    A Pure Player:

    - Wellness Chef and Consultant on Plant-Based Projects

    - Eating plant-based for the past 18 years

    - Plant-Based Instructor and Coach

    - Specialized in Whole Food Plant-Based Cuisine

    - Passionnate about Well Eating and Active Lifestyle

     

    My Work & Education background:

    I have 25 years of profesionnal experience in early project development from game design to plant-based cuisine and wellness projects. I have a Master of Science degree in Project Management (university La Rochelle, France).

  • Consulting Studio

    Consulting | Project Management | Prelinimary Studies & Project Development

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    Solo Consultant and Project Manager

    I help project leads, business owners and chefs to innovate, imagine, design and develop new projects.

     

    I initiate the project mapping, animate RnD workshops, conduct preliminary studies and provide an independent point-of-view for the stakeholders, project leads and development team.

     

    I help my clients to fix problems, deal with tricky situations and take difficult decisions. I provide a neutral position and a different perspective free of conflict of interest.

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    Opportunity Study & Project Strategy

    Applying an Agile Project-Oriented Strategy

    • Project Design, preliminary study, vision, strategic positionning, swot analysis, tactic plan, desirability.
    • Project Development, project mapping, setting smart goals, project plan, backlog / critical path, feasibility
    • Project Management, roadmap, retro-planning, risks management, resources request, viability.
    • Business Coaching, business models, problem solving, cash flow management, sustainability.
    • Team Coaching, hiring a development team, coaching.

    Send a request (online form)

     

     

    Some Projects:

    • Mindful Nutrition, MSC Cruises Explora Journeys
    • Plenty Grocer, EKM6 in Ekamai 6, Bangkok
    • Blue Lotus Learning Center in Hua Hin, Thailand
    • Plant-Based Cuisine on board! Oceania & Regent Cruises
    • Design Juice / Smoothie Bar on Oceania Cruises
    • Developing Tom Juice’s Bar in St Barthélemy.
  • Project Fixing

    Monitoring Projects, Delivering Strategic & Innovative Solutions

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    Facing delays, challenges or constraints?

    Looking for a new perspective and a Can-Do attitude?

    As a Project Fixer, I am an Solo Consultant specialized in problem-solving, tactic planning and system thinking. I help to get important projects back on track.

     

    Key Aspects of My Offer:

     

    - Problem Solving: tackling complex challenges, detail oriented auditing and situation analysis, offering innovative solutions

    - Strategic Planning: iterative approach to project fixing considering all elements, dynamics, and interactions.

    - Project Recovery: in complex situations, facing obstacles or roadblocks, I step in to get projects back on budget or deadlines

    - Difficult Decision Making: guiding through tough decisions and providing another perspective. I help to minimize unintended consequences, think differently and make informed choices.

     

    Secure Your Project's Roadmap with a Monthly Retainer: gain direct access to my expertise and experience, benefit from a continuous follow-up and my full commitment. I help to navigate complexities, overcome challenges, and achieve positive results.

     

    Let's cooperate and fix your projects. Contact me

  • Lifestyle Business Coaching Program

    1-on-1 Guided Personal Development and Lifestyle Design

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    Everyday Heroes deserve a Personal Coach.

    Dream with a Plan - Change your Game

     

    Key Aspects of my coaching approach:

    • a step by step method conducted in-person
    • a series of deep conversations, a confidential dialogue
    • a peer to peer non judgmental exchange
    • challenging your assumptions
    • questionning your thinking process

    Lifestyle Business | Executive Coaching

     

    How I coach:

    - I stay on your side with empathy and understanding

    - I offer a neutral and external point of view.

    - I share constructive feedback, food for thoughts and resources so that you can gain clarity and awareness

    - I help to clarify your vision and simplify your life

    - I keep challenging your assumptions

    - I hold you accountable. free of conflict of interest.

    - I help you to keep track of your evolution

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    What is 1-on-1 Executive Coaching?

    Helping Individuals to unlock their Potential

    Why for Everyday Heroes​? real-life heroes benefit from slowing down, reflecting on their vision and from taking the time to think through their aspiration for change.

     

    What For?

    - Gain Self-Awareness and Self-Confidence

    - Clarify Goals and Objectives

    - Improve your Decision-Making Process

    - Unlock your Full Potential

    - Dream with a Plan

    - Adopt new activities, habits and mindsets

    - Change your Lifestyle / > Lifestyle Design. 

    - Map-Out your Project / > Project Mapping

     

    When is the right time?

    - Dealing with a difficult situation

    - Transitioning between projects

    - Feeling stuck. Reached a plateau

    - Uncertain time

    - Self-doubt. Loss of self-confidence

     
    Christophe, who? an independent consultant with 25 years of work experience, education MSc in PM. Find out more about me. 

     

    Why 1-on-1 Personalised Coaching?

    - an opportunity for personal development

    - an investment in yourself

    - a quest for change

    - finding who you want to become

    - making plans and taking action

     

    How does Coaching Work? dialogue, resources and questions to help clarify a situation, your vision, make plans and solve problems autonomously, design your lifestyle on your terms.

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    6 weeks of Lifestyle Business Coaching

    1-on-1 Online Personalized Coaching Program

    • Self-Knowledge: personality traits, dualities, personal vision board, aspirations...
    • Self-Awareness: Strengths & Weaknesses assessment, abilities, potential, limitations.
    • Personal Development Plan: who do you want to become? how to get it? how to get better at it?
    • Personal Manifesto, Storytelling, Communication Plan: vision, values, content creation and online presence.
    • Project Mapping: visualize, craft your idea into a project

    An Individualised Coaching Program:

    • 100% about YOU, your learning and evolution
    • All conversations are confidential.
    • Safe environment. Constructive Feedback. NO Judgment. NO Sharing. NO Group work
    • NO specific prerequisites. All you need is some time, motivation and attention.

    Includes: 1 hour of weekly call, email correspondence and education material.

    Requires: 2 hours of personal work each week

    Overall duration: 6 weeks.

    Languages: English or French

    Optional follow-up: 12-week Mentoring / Guidance

     

    Send a request (online form)

  • Schedule an Exploratory Call

    Consulting / Co-Development / Coaching - Pick a slot for a complimentary call

    1-hour call with Chris

    1-hour call with Chris

    Google Meets, WhatsApp
    Let's talk. Introduce yourself, present your project and situation. During our conversation, you will see how I interact and know if there is a good fit. I will evaluate if I can help you, how and when. In Feb-March 2024, I am based in La Palma (Canary Islands, London / GMT time).
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  • Lifestyle Business

    Ideation & Development | Project Manifesto & Operating System | Pricing Tactics

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    How-to develop an Idea into a Viable Project?

    Visualise, Clarify and Simplify a new Business Project

    Enable an Idea by verifying that the project is

    • Desirable

    • Doable

    • Viable and Sustainable

     

    Conduct a rapid Opportunity Study to decide if you should pause, go for it or exit. Visualise your project just in two pages. Keep your concept in a format that helps to communicate and memorise the key elements of your business project.

     

    Read the article on How-to Turn an Idea into a Business Project. Listen to our conversation on how-to develop an idea.

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    Draft a Project Manifesto

    Share Your Magic, Tell Your Story and Send Your Message

     

    • Tell your Story

    - People don't know you, so introduce yourself.

    • Send a Message to your Audience

    - How can you help? What is the problem that are you looking to solve?

    • Explain the Why? and How?

     

    Read the article on "Draft a Project Manifesto".

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    Develop a Project Operating System

    Dream with a Plan. Deal with Constraints. Set Simple Rules.

     

    • Define a set of simple rules to operate your project

    • Use Constraints to drive your Creativity

    • The Art of Seizing fleeting Opportunities

    • Enable your Project

     

    Read the article on "Develop a Project Operating System".

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    Pricing Tactics for Independents

    Focus on Outcomes. Not Hours. Care about your Work.

    • What is an Independent Worker?

    • Alternatives to Hourly Billing

    - Daily or Weekly billing

    - Retainer or Monthly Fixed Fee

    - Project based billing

    - Respect your work, price it accordingly!

     

    Read the full article on Simple Pricing Tactics for Independents. Listen to our conversation on Pricing Tactics.

  • Self-Development

    Autonomy & Agility | Habits & Mindset | KAIZEN + KANBAN

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    Change by Adopting new Habits in 5 Steps

    Each Action is a Vote for The Type of Lifestyle you Want. ​

    1. Know Where You Start
    2. Find What You Want to Change
    3. Prioritise and Replace
    4. Fine tune Your Environment
    5. Master the Startline

    Daily Habits are a Simple yet Powerful Way to Start Changing your Lifestyle. Read the full article on the power of Daily Habits. 

     

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    How-to Design Your Lifestyle?

    Find your Own Path. Try stuff. Live the life you want.

    • What is Lifestyle Design?

    • Step by Step: Three Empowering Questions:

    1. Where are you Now?
    2. What do you Want? Who do you want to Become?
    3. How-to Get it?

    • Draft a Personal Development Plan

    • What's your Next Move?

    • What is a Lifestyle Business?

     

    Read the article How-to Design Your Lifestyle?

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    Draft a personal Manifesto in 3 Steps

    Don't neglect your dreams, write your adventure book

    A manifesto is a letter to yourself, a reminder and a call to live under your terms.

     

    Start by figuring out who you are. Then question who you think you are. Finally draft your own adventure book, who you want to become.

     

    Read the full article on "Draft a personal manifesto in 3 Steps".

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    How-to manage your time with KANBAN?

    A visual way to manage your tasks and get things done

    Your time is precious. Take good care of him. Forget the busyness. Forget multitasking. Instead do one thing at a time. Focus on getting essential things done in time.

     

    • Visualize your week and your tasks (BACKLOG)

    • Organize your tasks in columns to visualize your progression

    • Minimize your work in progress (WIP)

    • Limit switching between different types of tasks

     

    Read "How-to Manage your Time with KANBAN?"

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    Mind Mapping to Communicate Ideas

    Map ideas to organize thoughts and communicate a vision​

    • What is Mind Mapping?

    • Mind Mapping to Communicate

    • Keep it Simple

    • How to draw a Mind Map?

    • Mind Mapping Process

    • What do I like about Mind Mapping?

     

    Read the article "Mind Mapping to Communicate Ideas"