Featured FindSpark Creative: Alionka Polanco

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What sets you apart from other young creatives?

One thing that really sets me apart from other young creatives is that I am an entrepreneur! I’m really passionate about living a life that is aligned to your dreams, and am actually practicing what I preach!

What is your proudest career moment (so far)?

My proudest career moment so far has been leaving the 9-5 world to pursue my dreams!
What’s something cool you’ve made / done recently?

I’m currently hosting a Pay What You Can program and am committed to helping 50 people by December 31st. I’ve loved helping everyone who has come my way and feel so grateful that they are receiving extreme value without breaking the bank.

What’s something new you’ve recently learned?

Marketing!

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Where do you see yourself in in 5 years?

In 5 years, the NYTimes will have named me the Oprah of the millennial generation. I’ll be working to inspire and impact our world and teaching people how to live a fulfilling life.

What did you want to be when you were 5?

A visual artist!

What’s your favorite social media network and why?

Instagram — it’s super easy and fast!

What do you do to get inspired?

Meditate and connect with like minded people.

What’s your favorite productivity tool and why?

Putting my phone on airplane mode!

What’s been your favorite piece of career advice you’ve received?

You are absolutely where you are supposed to be so if you’re not happy, find the blessing in your current situation and that will help you move in.

What has been your biggest obstacle, and how did you overcome it?

I used to blame everything going on in my life on anyone and anything other than myself. I had to understand that everything I want in my life is mine for the taking, and that I’m the only one standing in my way. I learned this by finding communities of like-minded people and researching the histories of the most successful people in them.

What’s your favorite part about being a FindSpark Member?

I love the young, energetic vibe this group has!

How did you hear about FindSpark?

I was looking for a millennial, career-oriented community and found FindSpark in a Google search!

Anything else cool you’d like to share? This is your chance to brag!

I was put on Earth to help people realize their dreams. I’m committed to living my dream every day, and to helping others live theirs too! 

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