My happy place

My children 🥰

Things that deeply motivate me…

Making money💰Helping others ❤️Getting things done ✅Work to make the 🌎 a better placeBeing my most authentic self 🎨Learning as much as I can 🤓Working with people I love 🥰

What one can be, one must be! - Abraham H. Maslow

Outside of work, you'll find me...

GamingCodingPlay with my kidsTravelPoolBoard gameSoccer

My core values

AuthenticityAutonomyBalanceChallengeCreativityFaithHonestyLearningMeaningful WorkRespectService

Most fulfilling project I've worked on

Building the new Shelter Buddy UI from scratch

The team culture is incredible and I learned a lot since I joined them.

My Achilles Heel is…

Having an argument with someone I love always ruins my day.

Teammates see Darlan at work as...

CuriousEncouragingThoughtful

Teammates hope to see Darlan grow in…

Maintains clear long term vision that drives decision makingBalances internal resources effectivelyMotivated by making community/world impact

Teammates say Darlan stands out…

Fosters high performance teamworkInvests and is interested in personal and professional growthMaintains effective work life balanceCreates warm, caring relationships with teammatesCollaborates effectively with teammates

I learn best by…

doing itwriting it downblocking time to do itpairing with a teammate

A fun fact about me is…

I was a trombonist for 4 years in my city's band when I was a teenager.

I played too much Fifa on my Playstation over the years.

I work best as a…

Some mix of execution and strategy. I love doing tasks and the high-level strategy conversations.

How I stand out

Stays true to own values with integrityMentors and develops teammates for their growthCollaborates effectively with teammatesMaintains effective work life balanceInvests and is interested in personal and professional growth

I'm constantly improving myself by helping others become their best versions with an extreme focus on work-life balance.

I'm energized at work by…

asyncbuilding stuffsolving problemshelping others succeedcode. I love code.learning new things

The best environment for me is:

time for deep work in the AMno swiss cheese calendardeep work time slots onlylots of in person collab

I like to get feedback when its given…

1:1face to facewith contextwith examplesmonthly

How I relax

Meditation & playing some Open World Games.

😬😧🥴 Recently went outside my comfort zone…

I joined Shelter Buddy when I wasn't 100% confident with my English skills

You will make my freakin day if you…

private praise / thank you!a dank MEMEsend me pet pics respect my spacerespect my timeshare a problemshare an ideabe transparent with me

My areas for growth

Creates warm, caring relationships with teammatesManages feelings of self and others during conflictConsistently hits goals and is a high performer

I will become a better leader by helping my teammates to deliver their best work, but always focused on work-life balance.

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