• Consulting Studio

    Consulting | Project Management | Prelinimary Studies & Project Development

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    Consultant, Project Fixer and 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
    • Azulfit Yoga Pilates center Villaverde Fuertventura
    • 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 a Consultant and Project Manager 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

  • 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: 

    - Azulfit Yoga Pilates retreat center Villaverde Fuertventura, Hacienda de Abajo Tazacorte 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).

  • 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. I am currently based in Denver Tech Center, Colorado (MT = GMT-6 / Paris time-8).
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  • What I am Doing Now?

    Summer Time in Denver, Colorado

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    Summer months in Colorado

    Consultant | Project Manager | Lifestyle Business Coach

     

    - Open to Work, Looking for consulting missions or co-dev projects.

     

    - Offering Coaching sessions online or outdoor in the surrounding parks of Denver Tech Center and Greenwood Village along the Goldsmith Gulch: George M. Wallace, Orchard Hills, Tommy Davis or Cherry Creek State. Seasonality June to October. For more info, feel free to contact me, book a call.

     

    - Finalized a revised and extended edition of my 6-week Coaching Program based on the feedback received.

     

    - Summer Training to run some altitude trail and road races in the mountains of Colorado: 10 K Trail Races and Half Marathons.

  • 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"