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.



#39: Communication

December 14, 2012 at 6:00PM • 29 minutes

The holidays are here. Aaron and Dave share tips for wrapping up the year. Taxes, thanking clients, checking on equipment and more. Don't forget to allow yourself some time off!


#38: End of Year Prep

December 7, 2012 at 6:00PM • 27 minutes

The holidays are here. Aaron and Dave share tips for wrapping up the year. Taxes, thanking clients, checking on equipment and more. Don't forget to allow yourself some time off!


#37: The Home Work Holiday Wish List

November 30, 2012 at 6:00PM • 51 minutes

The holidays are here. Aaron and Dave share their lists of gift ideas for the home worker in your life.


#36: The Eisenhower Matrix

November 23, 2012 at 6:00PM • 31 minutes

Working from home means getting things done is more of a challenge, and there are many productivity methods out there to help home workers achieve their goals. This week Dave and Aaron discuss a lesser-known method called the Eisenhower Matrix.


#35: The Perfect Day

November 16, 2012 at 9:00AM • 31 minutes

Everyone has had one before. They are rare but when they happen, it's glorious. What is it? Why, the perfect day, of course! Dave and Aaron discuss their ideal days and what could help make them more common.


#34: Fraud Syndrome

November 9, 2012 at 9:00AM • 37 minutes

Aaron and Dave deal with "Fraud Syndrome," that feeling that you have no business doing what your charging people to do.


#33: Freelancing Basics

November 2, 2012 at 9:00AM • 37 minutes

As Aaron launches a book about Freelancing this week, Dave and Aaron discuss the freelancing basics that make a difference. Here are our best tips for working for yourself, pleasing clients and managing the financial end of your business.


#32: Home Creep

October 26, 2012 at 5:00AM • 32 minutes

Working from home means you must manage both professional and personal tasks. Getting that logo done could mean putting off laundry. How do you stay on top of all of that stuff? Aaron and Dave talk about this issue.


#31: Parenthood (with Shawn Blanc)

October 19, 2012 at 5:00AM • 43 minutes

Dave and Aaron and joined by Shawn Blanc of shawnblanc.net to discuss working from home with young kids in the house, and finding balance between work and parenthood.

Special guest Shawn Blanc.


#30: Long-Term Storage

October 12, 2012 at 5:00AM • 38 minutes

How do you keep your reference material stored? This week, Aaron and Dave discuss long-term storage solutions for both digital and analog files.