Home Work

Home Work

A weekly advice podcast for people who work from home, whether freelancer or telecommuter. We address listener-submitted questions, comments and concerns about all aspects of working from home. You can submit your questions here.

Hosted by Dave Caolo and Harry Marks.



#66: A Writer's Cabin in the Woods

July 5, 2013 at 3:00PM • 37 minutes

This week, Dave and Aaron discuss the distraction that creeps in through our computers, famous writers' cabins and a brief summary of a few more invoicing app recommendations.


#65: Invoicing App Showdown

June 28, 2013 at 3:00PM • 38 minutes

Dave and Aaron take a look at three invoicing options. Aaron's had too much sugar and Dave is feeling sassy, so watch out for bad jokes and rabbit trails.


#64: Lunch Breaks

June 21, 2013 at 3:00PM • 40 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about taking an a-typical lunch break. You work from home and that provides a little extra freedom. Exploit it! Re-charge your batteries during lunch and have a productive PM shift.


#63: Ruthless Prioritization

June 14, 2013 at 3:00PM • 42 minutes

Dave is deep in the weeds with a monster project and he's thinking about black-belt level prioritization. He and Aaron discuss strategies for getting things done when they must be done toot suite. Also, what happens when Aaron drinks high ABV beer.


#62: Summer and Kids and Apps, Oh My!

June 7, 2013 at 3:00PM • 41 minutes

Aaron and Dave field questions from Twitter and ADN. Topics range from managing kids over the summer while working from home, to what are our current favorite daily apps.


#61: Evernote

May 31, 2013 at 2:00PM • 34 minutes

Aaron and Dave discuss one of their favorite tools, Evernote.


#60: Recreation

May 24, 2013 at 2:00PM • 37 minutes

Aaron and Dave roll for charisma and talk recreation and leisure in this episode. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so put the work down for a bit, find something fun to do and de-pressurize the cabin. It'l make you a better worker and a happier person.


#59: Challenges

May 17, 2013 at 2:00PM • 40 minutes

Aaron has taken on a large project, forcing him to work out a whole new strategy to get it done. Meanwhile, Dave goes on and on about his website and commandeers the second half of the show. Plus, Aaron's new glasses and Dave forgets to silence his phone. Again.


#58: The Accidental Freelancer

May 10, 2013 at 2:00PM • 41 minutes

Dave and Aaron discuss a great article on making the transition to freelancing that they found on Lifehacker.


#57: Telecommuting Myths

May 3, 2013 at 2:00PM • 26 minutes

Dave and Aaron debunk several telecommuting myths and read some listener mail.