// Mixpanel implementation The Mentoring Club - Alexander Polanco

I have worked in engineering, product management, project management, and various leadership positions throughout my career. I have focused most of my time on leadership activities that required conflict management and resolution, team building, team structure, performance reviews, and other related people topics.

I love to help, train, guide, and also receive wisdom from the people around me (everyone is your master at some point). I fully believe in the hidden potential of people and that people can achieve great things if they really want to (sounds a bit cliche, but I really do :)). The reason I believe this is because I was one of those people, I was always eager to get to the next step, to get feedback, learn more, fail, and bounce back. Sometimes it was hard for me to accept certain things, but over time I have learned and reflected on those that at some point affected me. Continuous learning, growth, improvement, and evolution are my motto.

I love and loved to work and increase my professional experience through people and experiences and I love finding people with similar interests. Now then, help me help you better with what you would like to achieve! I do these tutoring sessions in my spare time and I think this is the way I can give back a bit of what I've learned to the community and also to ambitious people like you.

It would be nice to connect, chat and get to know each other and hopefully, we can achieve something productive!

My Mentoring Topics

  • Engineering
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • One on Ones
  • Goal setting
  • Team building
  • Team performance
  • Performance evaluations
  • Change management
  • Career progression
  • OKRs
Y.
2.August 2022

The session with Alexander was super helpful. Alexander is very passionate about what he does and seeks to always improve and develop himself. Has in-depth engineering leadership experience and has given me really good advice.

Keep up the great work :)

G.
5.July 2022

Our session was very insightful. Alexander asked the right questions to understand where I needed help and provided valuable input. He also had the ability to ask questions that would make you think and come up with the answers yourself. Looking forward to another session.

M.
16.June 2022

The mentoring session with Alexander was super helpful! He is a thoughtful experienced leader. Alexander asked good questions, attentively listened, and gave me actionable advice that I would not think about myself. Looking forward to meeting again after some time. Thank you so much Alexander!

Anonymous
13.January 2022

Alex,

Our session was more than I could have asked for. Thank you so much.

I felt at such ease speaking with you for the first time and also have actions for myself to take forward.

Looking forward to our next session.

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