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.



#69: Back From Vacation

July 26, 2013 at 3:00PM • 30 minutes

This week Aaron and Dave are back from their respective vacations. They discuss getting back into the swing of this post-vacation, the three types of vacation, creating a mobile office and ideas for staying productive while mobile. Finally, the announce a format change that will affect the show, starting with episode 70.


#68: Marketcircle's Alykhan "AJ" Jetha

July 18, 2013 at 3:00PM • 35 minutes

This week Aaron is away, so Dave sits down with Alykhan "AJ" Jetha, CEO of Marketcircle, to discuss Billings, Daylite and advice for small business owners.


#67: Personal Blogging

July 12, 2013 at 3:00PM • 39 minutes

It's tempting, when you work from home, to have side projects. This week Dave and Aaron talk about running a personal blog, how to capture inspiration during the work day and what they've learned about online writing over the years. And tea.


#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.