John Sonmez talks with Dave Rael about delivering value and his experiences as a software developer, a life coach, and an entrepreneur.
John is the founder of Simple Programmer at simpleprogrammer.com, where he tirelessly pursues his vision of transforming complex issues into simple solutions. He is a prolific producer of developer training on Pluralsight. He's a seasoned software professional, podcaster, author, entrepreneur, and fitness enthusiast. John is a life coach for software developers, and helps software engineers, programmers and other technical professionals boost their careers and live a more fulfilled life. He empowers them to accomplish their goals by making the complex simple and is the author of Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual.
00:29 - Dave introduces the show and John Sonmez
02:18 - John's definition of value
05:18 - The things that "light John up"
07:26 - Stories of failure and John's thoughts on putting