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.



#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.


#29: Priorities

October 5, 2012 at 5:00AM • 40 minutes

How do you keep the important things at the top of your list when you have no one around to keep you on track? This week Aaron and Dave talk about creating and maintaining priorities.


#28: GTD on the Go

September 28, 2012 at 5:00AM • 36 minutes

It's usually very easy to maintain a productivity system at our desks with all of our fancy tools. But sometimes us home workers need to leave the office, and when we do, we need to get things done on the go. Dave and Aaron talk about mastering the art of GTD on the road, and how they manage to stay productive when they aren't at home.


#27: Telecommuting Basics

September 21, 2012 at 2:00PM • 39 minutes

Dave and Aaron consider telecommuting basics. Some home workers aren't self-employed, but working for someone else as an employee. Here are some basics tips for telecommuters.