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.



#169: Focusing with Shawn Blanc

July 3, 2015 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat with Shawn Blanc about his new Power of a Focused Life course, working from home, and all the extras that come with that.


#168: The Unexpected

June 26, 2015 at 6:00AM • 26 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about what happens when you plan your day, and then nothing goes your way. How do you recover?


#167: It's All About Money

June 19, 2015 at 5:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about online banking and what they look for as freelancers. Also, invoicing and online payments.


#166: Working with Henry Miller

June 11, 2015 at 8:00AM • 36 minutes

Dave and Aaron discuss Henry Miller's 11 Commandments of Work. It's more challenging that you think.


#165: Your Mind Dump is a Vegan Cat

June 5, 2015 at 6:00AM • 52 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about getting into a rut at work and how they break the cycle.


#164: Music & Wishlists

May 29, 2015 at 6:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron answer the question: with no limits to your bank account, what would you buy for your home business?


#163: Laptop Safety Tips

May 22, 2015 at 6:00AM • 52 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about how to be a safe laptop user in a cafe or public space. A bit about client meeting etiquette, and a dash of humor. And Aaron does math.


#162: Asking

May 15, 2015 at 6:00AM • 46 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about how to ask for work, why it's ok, and the challenges that some people face.


#161: The First Client

May 8, 2015 at 6:00AM • 46 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about the first hurdle in turning your project into a paid gig: finding your first client. Aaron breaks his "no exposure" rule, and Dave creatively uses wedding photographers as an example.


#160: Multiple Streams

May 1, 2015 at 10:00AM • 42 minutes

This week, Aaron and Dave chat about building an income from multiple streams, and how to stay focused and maintain balance while doing so.