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.



#243: A Scorpion Named Doughnut with Special Guest: Patrick Rhone

September 21, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

Author, technology consultant, and minimalist Patrick Rhone joins Harry and Dave to talk about doing the most with the least amount of technology, what it means to be a minimalist, trying to live a minimal lifestyle alongside maximalist family members, and juggling a busy schedule.


#242: I Miss People: Coping with Working from Home

September 15, 2020 at 7:00AM • 36 minutes

This week, Harry and Dave discuss how the pandemic has not only changed the way we work, but the way we play at—and after work.


#241: Nomadic Livin' with Erin Doland

September 8, 2020 at 2:00PM • 59 minutes

Author and professional unclutterer Erin Doland talks about moving with her family from a house to an RV and what it's like to work on the road full-time.


#240: Managing Time vs. Tasks

September 1, 2020 at 7:45AM • 37 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss the fallacy of spending 8 hours in an office “working” vs. effectively managing tasks in a short amount of time. They also talk about setting SMART tasks, automation, and other ways to increase productivity.


#239: Six Month Check-In

August 24, 2020 at 5:00PM • 43 minutes

Harry and Dave talk about how the last six months under lockdown have gone so far and share tips on how to avoid burnout, keeping your work life separated from the rest of your life, and developing routines to maximize productivity.


#238: The Unfunded Mandate of Technology with Mike T. Rose

August 18, 2020 at 3:00PM • 59 minutes

This week, Harry and Dave chat with TUAW Fellow, Mike T. Rose, who goes in-depth on his virtual whiteboard plan for holding successful and efficient remote meetings.


#237: Zettelkasten and Noguchi Filing Systems

August 11, 2020 at 3:00PM • 28 minutes

This week, Harry talks about how he's getting started with the Zettelkasten note-taking method, while Dave discusses the Noguchi filing system.


#236: Side Hustles

August 3, 2020 at 1:00PM • 32 minutes

This week, Harry and Dave talk about starting a side hustle, balancing hobbies and side projects with your 9-5, and turning what you love into a viable business.


#235: Email

July 28, 2020 at 7:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Harry dive deep on email, including apps, plugins, and best practices.


#234: That Apple Ad

July 20, 2020 at 11:00AM • 36 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss (and rant about) Apple's new Work from Home ad before shedding some light on best practices for separating work and home life, managing a team, and proper communication.