Despite my lack of previous experience in people management, Raphael recognized my potential and mentored me to grow as an Engineering Manager. He has a great ability to identify areas for improvement and translate them into tangible development plans.

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Stefan Ljubinkovic

Engineering Manager at Zendesk

At the end of our collaboration you will...


Blend your technical expertise with business accumen

We speak the same language! With over 18 years of experience in software engineering, I can effectively help you navigate the complexities of tech and business and help you find your purpose as a leader.


Connect with your team at the deepest level

Leadership is a collective sport; you will discover how to nurture and grow your talents, fostering a culture of excellence and camaraderie. Get your hands dirty with my "Connect to Impact" strategy and tools.


Influence without authority

Learn how to drive change, get buy-in from your senior leadership and stakeholders by anticipating reactions, feelings, and thoughts with my exclusive empathy map tool.


Master the art of delegation

Learn the delicate dance between entrusting your tasks to skilled individuals and creating growth opportunities for those seeking to expand their capabilities by excelling the Situational Leadership Model©.


Become an expert in performance management

Performance management shouldn't be scary! You will discover how to evaluate performance and deliver meaningful, game-changing performance reviews with my customized 9-Box framework.


Build lasting relationships

One of the key ingredients to success as a leader is the ability to build a solid inner circle. I will share all my frameworks and tools so you can also build meaningful relationships throughout your career.

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Hi, I’m Raphael Neves 👋🏻

Engineering Leader, Certified Career Coach, Situational Leadership Trainer

After almost 20 years of working with software engineering, I’ve learned what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to leading engineering teams.

And believe it or not, it’s hardly ever about becoming more technically proficient.

But it’s about making people your most valuable asset and developing human skills that make a difference.

Nurturing your talent, creating meaningful relations, fostering a culture of excellence and resilience, and understanding your WHYs are the secrets to becoming an effective leader.

So, if you’re ready to discover a fresh approach to engineering leadership that will entirely change the course of your journey, let’s make it happen!

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