Paul Rayner talks with Dave Rael about imparting knowledge and wisdom, improving clients rather than just helping, and understanding the domain
Paul Rayner is a seasoned design coach and leadership mentor, helping teams ignite their design skills via DDD and BDD. He gets teams unstuck through intensive coaching workshops and hands-on pair programming, combined with focused one-on-one leadership mentoring. His companyVirtual Genius is a software solutions provider, specializing in custom Ruby applications. Paul actively serves the community: co-authoring the upcoming Addison Wesley book, BDD with Cucumber, teaching classes in BDD and DDD, contributing to OSS, and co-leading the DDD Denver Meetup group.
00:28 - Dave introduces the show and Paul Rayner
03:06 - Training with Domain Language, Eric Evans's organization
07:07 - Paul's definition of value
10:51 - Skills and leveling up
13:35 - Paul as Jedi Master training Padawans in useful skills
13:52 - The things that "light Pau