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When you engage Valeria's services for speaking, workshops, advising, training, or on-demand leadership roles, you can anticipate an experience tailored to your needs and that inspires and empowers you and your stakeholders. Leveraging her diverse expertise, she excels in engaging audiences, sharing practical insights, and cultivating an environment that nurtures collaboration, drives results, and fosters transformative impact. Partner with Valeria to unlock collective and individual potential and achieve outstanding results. Get in touch today to discuss how she can support you and your project.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Valeria PROVIDEs her services IN PERSON OR REMOTELY?

Both. It all depends on what's the most adapted to meet your objectives and the needs of your target audience.

Feel free to reach out to discuss how Valeria could help. You can also read some testimonials about her work to give yourself an idea of how it is to work with Valeria.

What are Valeria's working languages?

Valeria can provide services in French(Native), English(Bilingual) and Italian (fluent), with a preference for the English Language.

Feel free to reach out to discuss how Valeria could help. 

Can Valeria help start new ventures, ecosystems and other impactful initiatives?

Absolutely. As someone who has been constantly starting new initiatives and communities for the past 15 years, this is the primary focus in Valeria's on-demand leadership and venture-building roles. 

Is Valeria interested in non-profit board and comittee roles?

Yes. If this is the right fit, of course.

Tell her more about what you have in mind here.

Is Valeria open to collaborations?

Of course! You can learn more about Valeria's interests and philosophy here and discover some of the projects she is engaged in here.
Do feel free to send her a note to discuss what you have in mind.

Is Valeria available for short-term consulting projects?

Yes, Valeria is available for short-term consulting projects. Whether you need assistance with a specific challenge or require strategic advice, her consulting services can be tailored to meet your project's needs.

How does fractional leadership differ from traditional leadership roles?

Fractional leadership allows your organization to access high-level leadership expertise on a part-time basis. Valeria can serve in a fractional leadership capacity, providing strategic direction without the need for a full-time commitment.

ARE PROGRAMS STANDARDISED OR CUSTOM CRAFTED?

The content of Valeria's coaching programs is completely personalized to your needs. The format can be either set or custom-crafted.

Her workshops' content and formats are created based on or adapted to your objectives and that of your audience.

On the testimonials page, you can read feedback from coachees, mentees and students.

 

where is Valeria the most helpful?

Valeria is a great thought partner to help you imagine innovative solutions to your problems and devise your business, impact, marketing and communication strategies and models at all stages of your journey. Her focus is data-driven and user-centric.

By bringing a practical and transversal mind and diverse talents and experiences to your project, she can also help you understand how to implement strategies and lead their implementation as an on-demand innovation executive or ecosystem builder.

Her diverse expertise and experiences  are precious allies to help deliver on your objectives.

Read more about Valeria, her services or reach out to learn more.

Is group coaching or advising possible?

Yes, absolutely. Let Valeria know what you have in mind.

What are the advantages of interim leadership, and when is it suitable?

Interim leadership is beneficial when starting a new project or during transitional periods, such as leadership changes or organizational restructuring. Valeria can step in temporarily, turning vision into concrete projects or ensuring continuity, stability, and effective decision-making.

Is fractional leadership suitable for small or startup organizations?

Absolutely. Fractional leadership is adaptable to organizations of all sizes. Valeria's expertise can be particularly valuable for startups, providing strategic direction without the full commitment of a full-time executive.

DOes Valeria ENGAGE IN 1 ON 1 coaching or advising?

Absolutely. Valeria loves 1 on 1 coaching sessions!
You can take a look at mher coaching programs and reach out regarding specific advising needs.

Is it possible to engage Valeria as a consultant?

Yes. If the project is the right fit. Valeria's consulting style is a strategic and operational one. She does not create reports but help build projects and organisations,

Get in touch with her to explore how she could help you.

What is EIR, and how can it benefit my organization?

EIR stands for Entrepreneur in Residence. Valeria's EIR services involve providing experienced entrepreneurial leadership to your organization, bringing innovation, strategic insight, and problem-solving skills.

Can Valeria assist in specific areas of consulting related to innovation and impact?

Yes, Valeria specializes in consulting for innovation, impact, and ecosystem building. Whether you need guidance on strategy, project development, or team dynamics, her consulting services are tailored to your needs.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COACHING AND CONSULTING?

Coaching: When Valeria coaches you, her role is to enable you to solve problems or change things for the better.

Consulting: When she is your consultant, she comes as the "expert" who will solve your problem(s) for you.

How does coaching work?

Depending on your needs, established during your first call with Valeria, you will set up objectives and a frequency of video calls and potential other touchpoints to which you and Valeira will commit and towards which you will work to bring you closer to your objectives.

You can see three ways you work work together here.

All conversations and coaching work are strictly confidential.

Reach out to Valeria to start the conversation!

 

Can I hire Valeria to help with execution?

Yes, she can - if the help you need is part of the skills she excels at and something she feel like investing time in.
Otherwise, Valeria will be happy to recommend someone from her network when possible.

Please note that execution comes at an extra cost to all coaching and consulting programs.

During coaching, will we focus only on work matters or also explore personaL QUESTIONS?

This depends on you, your needs, objectives, focus, Valeria's ability to help and on how much time you will spend together.

You can find Valeria's coaching programs here.

Valeria is not a therapist, mental health professional or social worker and her support in the personal realm will be limited to being a thought partner and helping you challenge some thought processes and habits.

However, Valeria does not believe in the separation between the personal and professional selves. but rather that we are one person that evolves in several environments.

As you know, taking care of the personal self has a huge impact on professional performance. Similarly, leading a fulfilling and balanced professional life is key to your overall wellbeing.

Depending on your objectives, focus and how much time you will spend together, you will explore more or less complexity and touch on the leverages that will most advance you to get to your goals.

Can Valeria help in developing and implementing innovative strategies?

Yes, Valeria excels in developing and implementing innovative strategies. Her leadership approach is geared towards driving innovation, solving challenges, and ensuring positive outcomes for your organization and society as a whole.

How does Valeria support the growth and well-being of team members?

Valeria is dedicated to fostering a supportive and growth-oriented work environment. Her leadership style emphasizes the well-being and professional development of team members, creating a positive and productive atmosphere.

How does Valeria approach team-building in an interim leadership role?

Valeria fosters a collaborative and empowering environment. In interim leadership, she focuses on aligning teams, driving results, and supporting individual growth, creating a positive impact on both the organization and the individuals involved.

Looking for an advisor? a Coach? Getting Started is Easy.

Supporting teams and individuals to make an impact is one of Valeria’s personal missions. She works in partnership with renowned organizations such as Ashoka, the UN, the European Commission, or directly with clients to support impact leaders from early to late stages. If you are ready to invest time and money in your development and would like to discuss how you could work together, send her a note now!

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About Valeria

An interdisciplinary leader and social innovator

Valeria Duflot is a multicultural interdisciplinary leader and entrepreneur passionate about transforming our social and economic systems. With a track record of successfully identifying social problems and turning bold visions into reality, Valeria rapidly establishes human-centered solutions and organizations that empower communities on limited resources. She is a tech and media-savvy entrepreneur, adept at leveraging data, storytelling, experiences, platforms and community-driven systems thinking, integrated with behavior science, to drive results and enable impactful change. Valeria is a clear, attentive, and empathetic communicator, a talent enabler, serving as an advocate, educator, and advisor to diverse audiences, delivering engaging and inspiring learning and leadership experiences both remotely and in person.

Valeria Track Record

Valeria is a practitioner. The advice and insights she shares are grounded in experiences and a commitment to staying at the forefront of rapid change.

Her track record includes: two community-based social enterprises that became leaders in their respective niches within their first two years of operation, inspiring new practices and mindsets around the world; brands that inspired trust and engaged stakeholders from consumers to institutional partners to top-tier media; physical and digital platforms that delighted consumers and users while providing market access to creative entrepreneurs and redirected millions of euros towards a more local, sustainable, and social economy; hundreds of events and experiences that connected people to themselves and each other, making it to Rolling Stone and the cover story of National Geographic; engaging campaigns and stories that reached a distributed global audience of over 100 million; countless hours spent sharing knowledge and building capabilities to enable public policies, business practices, and organizational strategies that can deliver transformative change; consulting and advising for MSMEs to Fortune 500s; numerous collaborations and trusted relationships with leaders from grassroots to leading international organizations; and regular appearances in print and broadcast media, as well as on stages around the world.

More importantly, she made more mistakes than she can count, built more diverse and meaningful friendships than she would have ever thought possible, and learnt the power of fearlessly being our most authentic selves, finding courage in our vulnerabilities and relationships to unlock our purpose, embrace our true selves and step into our true power, both as people and as leaders.

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More about Valeria

Valeria is an audacious advocate for change and innovation, dedicated to advancing equitable and compassionate systems that prioritize well-being, human potential, and the environment. Drawing inspiration from her lived experience as a multicultural trauma survivor living with a disabling disease, her transformative work spans co-founding pioneering social enterprises, consulting for Fortune 50 companies, and engaging with international initiatives to inspire dreams, foster trust, and drive change in a rapidly evolving world.

Valeria's areas of expertise

Valeria Duflot is a versatile, future-forward innovator with expertise in social entrepreneurship, system transformation, human-centric approaches, and the convergence of tech, behavior, and communications. Her work fosters empathy, trust, and understanding while pushing the boundaries of the ordinary, showcasing a unique skill set that blends creativity, strategic thinking, and evidence-based approaches to unlock potential and enable impactful change.