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.



#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.