Home Work Retired

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. Hosted by Dave Caolo. You can submit your questions here.

Hosted by Dave Caolo.



#99: Calendars

February 21, 2014 at 8:00AM • 40 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about their choices for calendar apps and services, as well as how those tools integrate into their work day and to-do lists.


#98: Winter Working Tips

February 14, 2014 at 9:00AM • 43 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about the ways that winter can drag us down and kick us in the face. Better still, they also offer some tips on how to fight back. Working from home in the winter can be a great thing—if you know how!


#97: Basecamp and the 80/20 Rule

February 7, 2014 at 9:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron discuss the big news today from 37Signals, and what lessons freelancers and home-based workers can draw from it.

Also, Aaron has a new novel out as of today, and he talks about selling the products of our free time. Also, go buy his book (Indian Summer) on Amazon.


#96: 10 Jobs You Can Do From Home

January 31, 2014 at 8:00AM • 59 minutes

Aaron and Dave want more people to work from home. So today, they go through a list of jobs that most people can do from the comfort of their house. Some are old-hat, but some might surprise you.

Also, Beats Music. Of course.


#95: Morning People

January 24, 2014 at 9:00AM • 42 minutes

Dave and Aaron are not morning people. We've heard they exist, but think it's just a rumor. So we spend some time in this episode speaking hypothetically…what if we wanted to become one of these so called "morning people"?


#94: Slow Times

January 17, 2014 at 8:00AM • 46 minutes

This week, Dave and Aaron discuss what to do when your freelance business hits one of its dreaded "slow times", some ways to break out of the cycle, and what to do with all that free-time while you have it. And Boba Fett, of course.


#93: Procrastination

January 10, 2014 at 9:00AM • 45 minutes

Dave and Aaron don't want to get anything done, apparently. So they talk about procrastination. And movies. But mostly procrastination.


#92: Freelancing Favorites

January 3, 2014 at 11:00AM • 29 minutes

Dave and Aaron continue their celebration of the show's many listeners by covering their favorite topics and episodes related to freelancing. And Aaron's longing for Chinese food.


#91: Telecommuter Favorites

December 27, 2013 at 10:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron celebrate the holiday season by covering their favorite episodes and topics devoted to the many steadfast telecommuter listeners of the show.


#90: Must Haves

December 20, 2013 at 8:00AM • 45 minutes

There are some types of apps and services that every freelancer and home worker needs. Not the special app recommendations, but the categories themselves. Dave and Aaron chat about the types of tools they think everyone needs.