I refine your concept and give you practical steps to success
Refine your concept and get practical steps to create quality, saleable products, and services. I help you gain sales and confidence among customers. Each consult is geared towards creating a usable process to succeed and overcome the challenge at hand. If someone scoffs at your idea or invention, if you think you will never get your book published, if someone says you can’t, do not give up—talk to me. We will find a way, and we will do it using reliable methods applied in a new and innovative way. We will build a new road for you to succeed.
I specialize in consulting related to botany and plant biology. I build systematic steps to success for startups, inventors, researchers, writers, experiment planners, herbal product developers, interior designers who use plants, and more. Topics include flavour profiles of beverages, herbal medicine, ecology, signal molecules, seed breeding, writing and web content projects, research, experimentation, and indoor design with plants. Indoor projects may include green walls, vertical gardens, designs to accent concepts from interior designers, plant breeding for indoors, and more. I am here to help you start your project and see it through to completion.
Examples of completed or ongoing projects:
Biology of sake flavors: Dance of the microorganisms
Wheat flour ingredients: Noodles to breads and client satisfaction
Interior botany & design: Accent concepts and value of interior design
Herbal medicine formulations: Being effective and staying legal
Biological control for bed bugs: Bait and stick
Micro-living wall gardens: Bringing life to the home
Natural pharmacies: Herbs in botanical gardens
Biology of chicory (manuscript)
Pitch (value proposition) of your new product
Product creation or refinement
Signal molecules and reactive
Indoor crop production and seed breeding
Indoor ecology and indoor botany
Interior design using plants
Herbal medicine formulation
Book, article, technical reports
Speak to sell: Know, understand and sell your value proposition and the science behind it
I have done research on three continents and in various countries. My training during my Ph.D. gave me much experience with diverse cultures, plants, and thought processes. From this, I will be able to see your vision even when other people are stuck in a rut. Amazingly, there are so many ways to accomplish a goal, yet we get blocked by the habits and thought processes of the people around us and ourselves. I am here to tell you that there is a way, and there is a way to get your idea off the ground professionally. I help you through all the stages of industry entrepreneurship academies, clinics, and schools in a way that works for your project. I have graduated from the UC Davis Entrepreneurship Academy (now Child Family Institute for Entrepreneurship) and attended various startup and accelerator events. I specifically help you refine the technical and scientific aspect of your project. We break down each step so that you will have a protocol to pitch your product, demonstrate its benefits in a compelling way, and be seen as the expert.
My methods are based on multiple fields of study. In our lessons, we will draw on biological and chemical research. But we will also bring in psychology and practical counseling methods for identifying the needs of and the emotions your client feels. We incorporate social science on friend creation and relationship making with clients, customers, and friends. We will also cover techniques for self-esteem maintenance in the person you are pitching your product too. I leave you with usable step-by-step tools to enact these principles. The great thing about them is that they are based on research and they increase the value of your product in a way that is positive for you and your customer. I want everyone to be healthy and happy from the results of these tools. This is solid research that leads to creative inventions, honest pitches, accurate information, genuine care for your client, and a win-win deal for each party.
Why I love consulting
I love consulting because I love ideas. I value your idea and really want to see it become realized. I am here to help you realize your dream. Maybe you are a solopreneur, part of a new company or part of an established enterprise, and you need to complete a product or increase its quality. I love challenges and finding solutions that meet your needs and the needs of your team around you. In all, I am a creative researcher who loves developing ideas and helping individuals and businesses develop quality products.
I love ideas. I ponder ideas and experiments. I also write and publish scientific research. But my heart lies in entrepreneurship where these ideas can become a reality. I have done much research, experimentation, and publishing. I have also graduated from an entrepreneurship academy and attended numerous seminars and workshops. From a child, I had experience with home businesses. I worked at our family seed business in all aspects from seed breeding to workflow organization to product innovation. I have also started various businesses ranging in topics from culturally significant clothing to ecological insect control to indoor botany and design.
Chief Scientific Officer
Chief scientific officers (CSO) make your vision a reality through meticulous research. When you need an end-user experience that is currently impossible, it is the CSO that finds the way. Science officers design and guide company research and then mold it into saleable products. This gives your salespeople clear wording and material to sell, it gives your clients a reliable product, and it gives you pride in running a reputable company. CSOs must have a high level of academic education and be able to put it into practice. They often have a Ph.D. and also an intrinsic motivation to apply their knowledge to client satisfaction.
Chief scientific officers may be responsible for managing research, setting research priorities, guiding studies towards company goals, developing new technologies and processes, adding value to a product, staying up-to-date on industry trends, coordinating research activities, recruiting scientists and researchers. Overall, they must make sure that products or services of high quality and saleable. They also train salespeople on how to explain the technical terms and scientific merit of their product. Amazingly, sales increase when customers have confidence in the message connected to the product.
I am your freelance CSO. Let me help you build systematic steps to success for your project.