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Yan Collendavelloo

Senior Engineering Manager at Meta (Facebook)

Senior Engineering Manager at Meta (Facebook)

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Senior Engineering Manager at Meta (Facebook)


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I'm a senior engineering manager (manager of managers) at Meta, leading teams working on Messenger.com and facebook.com messaging. 'm a well rounded senior eng manager who has mentored and help grew tens of engineering managers to the next level in their career. I've been a mentor at Plato for 3 years. I A few examples where I can help effectively: - Manage your time effectively to accomplish more - Resolving low performers effectively: how to land feedback well, strategies and tactics when feedback does not land, write & apply a coaching plan/ PIP - Growing and promoting engineers to senior or staff+ engineers / tech leads / engineering managers.Understanding what motivates people and growing them. - Setting goals and executing flawlessly to exceed them - Resolving conflicts across diverse set of stakeholders and partners - Creating or influencing a strategy - Making the transition from Engineering Manager to Engineering Director (manager of managers) I love being a mentor because: - it helps me be a better coach - I learn a lot through helping others solve problems - I enjoy having an impact on others growth and outcomes and in some cases get promoted My mentorship style is one of a coach. I go by 'The Coaching Habit' by Michael Bungway Stanier. I coach for growth, not for short term performance. By saying less and asking more, I help you build strong instincts to solve problems fast. I will also leverage my own experience to spots gaps in your approach, suggest proven frameworks for you to apply and bring you from good to great.


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