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Episode 050 | Cory House - Out of His Shell

Episode 050 | Cory House - Out of His Shell

Cory House talks with Dave Rael about self-mastery and being an outlier, breaking out of one's shell, and the pleasures of teaching and learning

Cory is an independent consultant specializing in front-end development and clean coding practices. He is a Microsoft MVP, and author of multiple Pluralsight courses. Cory is founder of, a career oriented blog for developers who aspire to be exceptional. He speaks internationally at conferences like NDC, Fluent, and Codemash. Cory blogs at and tweets about software development on Twitter as @housecor.


0:27 - Dave introduces the show and Cory House
2:05 - How Cory got started in software
3:14 - Cory the idea of being an outlier - self-mastery and self-help
5:03 - Cory's definition of value
7:37 - The things that "light Cory up"
10:12 - The flexibility of writing software - doing new things without having to start from the beginning
10:45 - Cory's story of failure - naive contract negotiat