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. Hosted by Aaron Mahnke and Dave Caolo. You can submit your questions here.

Hosted by Aaron Mahnke and Dave Caolo.



#159: Building an Audience

April 24, 2015 at 6:00AM • 52 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about finding your target audience (it's not as easy as you think). Then Aaron's audio file disappears into the black hole of the internet, so Dave talks about it all again, by himself. So sorry.


#158: Working While Sick

April 17, 2015 at 6:00AM • 57 minutes

With Dave out of the office, Aaron spends some time recounting how he managed his freelance business during a week-long illness. Plus, should you invest in a virtual assistant?


#157: With Patrick Rhone

April 10, 2015 at 7:00AM • 1 hour 9 minutes

With Aaron sleeping off a fever, Dave is joined by the amazing Patrick Rhone. Not a conversation to be missed.


#156: The 4th Folder is Called 'Leads'

April 3, 2015 at 6:00AM • 42 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about managing the flow of clients. How do you stay in touch with people you've worked with in the past, and how do you manage new leads who have yet to sign on the dotted line?


#155: Creative Block

March 27, 2015 at 7:00AM • 38 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about creativity. What happens when the well runs dry, and how do you keep your ideas fresh and flowing?


#154: The Business of the Little Things

March 20, 2015 at 10:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about some of the nuances of marketing and running a business.


#153: Professional Ego

March 13, 2015 at 6:00AM • 45 minutes

Aaron and Dave talk about silent client breakups, and what effect they have on the ego of the typical freelancer.


#152: Mail Bag - March 2015

March 6, 2015 at 6:00AM • 40 minutes

Dave and Aaron answer some listener mail. They cover client meeting etiquette, as well as scheduling email time (or not). Don't miss this helpful episode.


#151: Workaholism

February 27, 2015 at 6:00AM • 20 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about the inability some people have to stop working.


#150: Sleep

February 20, 2015 at 6:00AM • 45 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about sleep, digital screens, reading before bed, and the entrepreneurial badges of honor.