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.



#247: Motivations

October 20, 2020 at 4:00PM • 35 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss what motivates them in their work (and hobbies) amid a pandemic and other obligations.


#246: I Gave Up This So I Could Do That

October 12, 2020 at 12:00AM • 37 minutes

Harry and Dave talk about the things they stopped doing in order to make their lives better by doing other things.


#245: Breaking Bad...Habits

October 6, 2020 at 10:00AM • 43 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss the bad habits that have been holding them back and how they plan to break them.


#244: Home Wars: The Office Strikes Back

September 29, 2020 at 6:00PM • 34 minutes

Harry and Dave outline some tips and tricks for your inevitable return to the office (even if it's only for a few days a week).


#243: A Scorpion Named Doughnut with Special Guest: Patrick Rhone

September 21, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

Author, technology consultant, and minimalist Patrick Rhone joins Harry and Dave to talk about doing the most with the least amount of technology, what it means to be a minimalist, trying to live a minimal lifestyle alongside maximalist family members, and juggling a busy schedule.


#242: I Miss People: Coping with Working from Home

September 15, 2020 at 7:00AM • 36 minutes

This week, Harry and Dave discuss how the pandemic has not only changed the way we work, but the way we play at—and after work.


#241: Nomadic Livin' with Erin Doland

September 8, 2020 at 2:00PM • 59 minutes

Author and professional unclutterer Erin Doland talks about moving with her family from a house to an RV and what it's like to work on the road full-time.


#240: Managing Time vs. Tasks

September 1, 2020 at 7:45AM • 37 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss the fallacy of spending 8 hours in an office “working” vs. effectively managing tasks in a short amount of time. They also talk about setting SMART tasks, automation, and other ways to increase productivity.


#239: Six Month Check-In

August 24, 2020 at 5:00PM • 43 minutes

Harry and Dave talk about how the last six months under lockdown have gone so far and share tips on how to avoid burnout, keeping your work life separated from the rest of your life, and developing routines to maximize productivity.


#238: The Unfunded Mandate of Technology with Mike T. Rose

August 18, 2020 at 3:00PM • 59 minutes

This week, Harry and Dave chat with TUAW Fellow, Mike T. Rose, who goes in-depth on his virtual whiteboard plan for holding successful and efficient remote meetings.