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The Work From Home Show

Have you been forced to work from home by your employer? Have you been laid off and are feeling depressed at home? Do you want to make money while working from home? When your W-2 world changes and you're told to work from home, or when work sends you home and tells you that you have to use vacation time if you want to get paid, it's time to figure out how. Adam Schroeder and Naresh Vissa have been working from home for over a decade each, and are here to teach you how to not only prove your value to your current employer, but to set yourself up for an even bigger payday while you sit at home. Learn how to optimize your time, how to actually start a business that doesn't require leaving the house, how to balance work/life issues created by working from home, and every other issue that comes up. Listen to the Work From Home Show with Adam and Naresh to discover how you can efficiently and effectively work from home... on your own schedule, while producing the best results. Working from home may not be the best thing since sliced bread, but it's definitely the best thing since working in an office became a thing! Visit Contact


S5E11: Hidden Truths Behind Hollywood & January 6th with Actor Nick Searcy
Nick Searcy is best known for portraying Chief Deputy United States Marshal Art Mullen on FX's Justified. He also had a major role in the Tom Hanks-produced miniseries From the Earth to the Moon as Deke Slayton. He is the Director of GOSNELL: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer, producer/star of the documentary Capitol Punishment and The War on Truth, and author of the new book JUSTIFY THIS: A Career without Compromise. He will be starring in the upcoming film REAGAN. Topics: - What challenges are faced by conservative voices in the entertainment industry? - “I’ve played serial killers, rapists, racists, Klansmen, sexual harassers, thieves—I mean, let’s face it. I’ve played a LOT of Democrats.” - What really happened on January 6th? Website:
44:12 5/13/24
S5E10: Writing New York Times Bestselling Fairy Tales for the Screen with Jennifer Donnelly
Jennifer Donnelly is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Winter Rose, The Wild Rose, The Tea Rose, A Northern Light, Revolution, the Waterfire Saga, A Northern Light, and the new book Beastly Beauty, which really flips the narrative. In Jennifer's version, the rebellious young woman is cursed to be a beast, and the charming thief is the beauty who can break the spell.  Topics: - Journey - First book deal - Collaboration with Disney - Any other movies or shows in the works? - Today's gender roles Website:
16:46 5/7/24
S5E9: Working The Dream Job with Animal Writer Sy Montgomery
Sy Montgomery is multiple #1 New York Times bestselling author of HOW TO BE A GOOD CREATURE: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals, THE GOOD PIG: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood, THE SOUL OF AN OCTOPUS: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, and the new book WHAT THE CHICKEN KNOWS: A New Appreciation of the World's Most Familiar Bird. She joins the show to discuss her writing process and journey, journalism and academic background, the joys of traveling with and for animals, and how she's established a thriving and prolific career. Website:
34:32 3/20/24
S5E8: Prolific Bestseller Nonfiction Writing with Multiple #1 New York Times Bestseller Eric Blehm
Eric Blehm is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of FEARLESS: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown, THE ONLY THING WORTH DYING FOR: How Eleven Green Berets Fought for a New Afghanistan, THE LAST SEASON, LEGEND: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines, and the new book THE DARKEST WHITE: A Mountain Legend and the Avalanche That Took Him.  Topics: - Journey - Movies, documentaries - Where do you get your story ideas from? - Why do men go into the military?  - Do they really care so much for our country? Websites:
19:35 3/14/24
S5E7: From UCLA Law School To Apple TV Executive Producer with James L. Swanson
James L. Swanson is #1 New York Times bestselling author of MANHUNT: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer and Chasing Lincoln's Killer, and the new book THE DEERFIELD MASSACRE: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March, and the Fight for Survival in Early America. He is a Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. Topics: - Walk us through your career and journey... from UCLA Law to writing historical nonfiction bestsellers. - How do you research your books? - Do you travel a lot or work from home? - Your book MANHUNT was made into a series on Apple TV. What was your involvement in production?
23:23 3/9/24
S5E6: Modern Money Management with Joe Saul-Sehy
Joe Saul-Sehy is host of the Stacking Benjamins podcast and co-author of the new book Stacked: Your Super-Serious Guide to Modern Money Management. Topics: - What is modern money management? - What’s new and exciting—and actually worth your time—in financial apps and software? Web:
63:04 3/4/24
S5E5: Building and Living a Legendary Life with Tommy Breedlove
Tommy Breedlove is an Atlanta-based business, relationship, and mindset coach who is a regular featured keynote speaker at global events. Tommy started his 20-year corporate career at one of the largest financial consulting firms in the world, and eventually became a shareholder, the International Practice Leader, and a member of the board of directors for one of the largest public accounting and financial firms in the southeast U.S. At the top of his career, Tommy experienced a transformational moment inspiring him to walk away from the corporate world to change his life and follow his true calling. He is the Founder & Chief Goodness Provider of Choose Goodness and Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author of Legendary: A Simple Playbook for Building and Living a Legendary Life, and Being Remembered as a Legend. Topics: - What simple tools and strategies can anyone use to become truly Legendary in business and in life? - What is your definition of "legendary"? - How can our listeners discover their professional and life purposes? Web:
28:00 2/28/24
S5E4: Can Working From Home Reduce Crime? With Geoff Manaugh
Geoff Manaugh is a renowned futurist and Publisher of architecture blog BLDGBLOG; former editor at Dwell magazine, former Editor-in-Chief at Gizmodo, and a contributing editor at Wired; New York Times' bestselling author of A Burglar's Guide to the City and the new book Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine; He is Executive Producer of the #1 2023 Netflix film "We Have A Ghost.". His October 2018 horror story “Summerland,” also published by VICE, was optioned for film, as well, with news forthcoming.   In 2016, Manaugh’s feature for The Daily Beast about a Los Angeles bank robber allegedly sent overseas to plot heists against al Qaeda was optioned for development as a feature film for Sony Pictures’ Studio 8. His 2017 profile of an experimental intelligence-gathering unit at the Los Angeles International Airport, published by The Atlantic, was optioned for development by Lionsgate Television. Topics: - What is the relationship between crime and architecture? - How did the pandemic and BLM affect this relationship? - Do you expect crime to increase or decrease as more people continue to work from home? - What are your tips to burglar-proofing a home? - What does history tell us about emergency isolation? Websites:
48:22 2/23/24
S5E3: Juggling Working Full Time and Writing #1 Bestselling Novels with E.A. Aymar
E.A. Aymar is a multiple Anthony Award-nominated and #1 bestselling author of No Home for Killers: A Thriller as well as the new book When She Left.    He joins the show to discuss his writing journey, how he works from home, and writing from the perspectives of both male and female characters, and the necessity of representation without appropriation. Website:
25:24 2/6/24
S5E2: Where Medical Experts Got It All Wrong With Dr. Pierre Kory
Dr. Pierre Kory is a pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist and a former associate professor and chief of the Critical Care Service at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to COVID-19, he was an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of critical care ultrasonography, having served as Senior Editor of the award-winning textbook, Point of Care Ultrasound. He is the Co-founder, President & Chief Medical Officer of the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance. Having coauthored over ten peer-reviewed manuscripts on COVID-19, he became the Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of The Leading Edge Clinic, a private tele-health practice operating in all fifty states that focuses on the treatment of chronic medical conditions relating to COVID and COVID-19 vaccine injuries. He is the #1 bestselling co-author with Jenna McCarthy of the new book WAR ON IVERMECTIN: The Medicine that Saved Millions and Could Have Ended the Pandemic Topics: - How come so many doctors knew nothing and still know nothing about ivermectin? - Isn't the point of science and medicine to actually "practice" it, share different viewpoints and opinions on how to treat something? - Do you have evidence that ivermectin wiped out COVID in other countries? - Do you think ivermectin being generic had anything to do with the mainstream news media and Big Pharma being so against it? (it was selling for like $2 in India) Websites:
39:05 1/19/24
S5E1: Kicking Off 2024 With Non-Compete Agreements
Adam and Naresh return with a new banter episode to kick off 2024! They discuss the future of office spaces and remote work, and share their predictions on the global economy, artificial intelligence, and technology.  They cap off the episode with a breakdown of non-compete agreements and how to go about fighting them.
25:51 1/6/24
S4E52: RECAPPING 2023: An Amazing Year If You Weren't Laid Off
Adam and Naresh return together for a special year-end banter episode where they discuss how well their year went, why Naresh won't homeschool his kids permanently, and what's in store for 2024!
30:16 12/31/23
S4E51: Oscar Winning American Sniper with #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Scott McEwen
Scott McEwen is the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, which was turned into an Oscar winning adaptation film. He is also the bestselling author of American Sniper: Memorial Edition, Sniper Elite: One-Way Trip, and the new book Hell Week and Beyond: The Making of a Navy SEAL Topics: - How did you get to work on American Sniper? - Did you know it would become a worldwide hit, both print and film? - Can you walk us through the process of becoming a Navy SEAL? Website:
20:52 12/25/23
S4E50: Successful Journey Through Professional Sports Business With NBA & NFL Sports Executive Bob Whitsitt
Bob Whitsitt is former President & General Manager of the Seattle SuperSonics and Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA where he won Executive of the Year, and the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. Whitsitt is known as "Trader Bob" for his penchant for making blockbuster deals. He is the author of the new book GAME CHANGER: An Insider's Story of the Sonics’ Resurgence, the Trail Blazers’ Turnaround, and the Deal that Saved the Seahawks. Topics: - How did you carve out a career in sports management? - What are your time-tested negotiation tips for any situation?  - What's your advice for how to get a job in professional sports? Website:
35:13 12/21/23
S4E49: Becoming A New York Times Bestselling Author Via TikTok with Jeneva Rose
Jeneva Rose is a multiple #1 New York Times bestselling author, including her most famous book THE PERFECT MARRIAGE: A Completely Gripping Psychological Suspense. She also wrote One of Us Is Dead, and the new book You Shouldn't Have Come Here and new audiobook exclusive #CRIMETIME: An Audio Original, as well as the upcoming book Home Is Where the Bodies Are. Topics: - Journey - First published work - As the author of several blockbuster bestsellers, why did you decide to co-write #CrimeTime with your husband Drew? - In addition to writing, you and Drew are also successful TikTok personalities. How has social media influenced your career? - Your husband is an Ivy League MBA. What does he do full-time, and what got him into fiction writing? - Tell us about the real-life event that inspired this story. - What was appealing about creating an audiobook exclusive for this story and how did the process compare to your other work? Website:
23:11 12/18/23
S4E48: The First Remote Work Village for Work from Homers with Noma Collective's Will Mercer
Will Mercer is Co-founder & CEO of Noma Collective (formerly Umaya Village), the first remote work village for work from homers. Topics: - Tell us what inspired you to start Umaya Village... - Why Belize? - What's your target market of tenants? - How is this different from villages in Medellin, Costa Rica, Chiang Mai? Website:
29:07 12/16/23
S4E47: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City with Major Scott Huesing
Major Scott A. Huesing is Executive Director of Save the Brave. He is a retired USMC Infantry Major with over 24 years of service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer. His career spanned 10 deployments and he conducted operations in over 60 countries worldwide. During his numerous deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa he planned, led, and conducted hundreds of combat missions under some of the most austere and challenging conditions. He is the author of the book Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City Topics: - As a former leader in the military, what did you learn about people, human psychology, management and life? - How important is innovation in the military? - What unconventional tactics did you use to win Ramadi? - How bad is veteran suicide? Websites:
24:35 12/12/23
S4E46: Diversity In The Workplace with Christine Platt & Catherine Wigginton Greene
Christine Platt is known as "The Afrominimalist", Managing Director for the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University, former Executive Director for Baldwin For The Arts, former Senior Policy Advisor for the US Department of Energy, and #1 bestselling author of THE STORY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: A Biography Book for New Readers, THE STORY OF HARRIET TUBMAN: A Biography Book for New Readers, and The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less. Catherine Wiggington Greene's feature documentary I’m Not Racist . . . Am I? continues to be used throughout the US as a teaching tool for starting racial dialogue. They are co-authors of the new book Rebecca, Not Becky.   - What are your rules for minimalism? - What is whiteness? - Does DEI Really Work?  - Should we move away from the performance of anti-racism and instead toward relationship-building?  - Is it better to be Color-Blind or Color-Obsessed?  - What can children teach us about race and friendship? Websites:
35:43 12/9/23
S4E45: From UNC Soccer Player To Foreign Policy With The Army with #1 Bestselling Novelist James Reston
James Reston is the #1 bestselling author of Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade and the new book The 19th Hijacker: A Novel.    He joins us to walk us through his journey from star UNC soccer player to traveling around the world doing foreign policy work with the Army. Website:
23:36 12/6/23
S4E44: Marching to World War III with Robert Spencer
Robert Spencer is Director of Jihad Watch and multiple #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Complete Infidel's Guide to the Koran, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (And the Crusades), THE TRUTH ABOUT MUHAMMAD: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion, and the new book EMPIRE OF GOD: How the Byzantines Saved Civilization. This is a special episode as the world is on the edge with various wars and terrorist attacks. Could World War III be on the horizon? Website:
54:53 12/1/23
S4E43: Small Business Administration Programs for Work From Home Business Owners with Former SBA Head Chris Pilkerton
Chris Pilkerton is a former Cabinet member and head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), serving as acting administrator and general counsel. He is the co-author of Underserved: Harnessing the Principles of Lincoln's Vision for Reconstruction for Today's Forgotten Communities. Website:
25:41 11/14/23
S4E42: Lincoln's Principles for Forgotten Communities with Trump Advisor Ja'Ron Smith
Ja'Ron Smith is Partner at Dentons Global Advisors Government Relations and co-author of UNDERSERVED: Harnessing the Principles of Lincoln's Vision for Reconstruction for Today's Forgotten Communities. He was Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump for the White House Domestic Policy Council and the Office of American Innovation. As a Deputy Assistant to the President, he spearheaded initiatives such as criminal justice reform, workforce development, opportunity zones, and others. Prior to his role as Deputy Assistant to the President, he served as Special Assistant to the President in the Office of Legislative Affairs, a Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and as the Director of Urban Affairs and Revitalization.
30:36 11/3/23
S4E41: Becoming a High School Multimillionaire with "The Crypto Kid" Jackson Shembekar
Jackson Shembekar is the author of The Crypto Kid: A Guide to Understanding the Basics of Crypto and the Mindset of a Successful Investor. He is the youngest portfolio manager in the world, managing crypto investments. He is also a student and former baseball pitcher at The University of Tampa. Website:
58:01 10/22/23
S4E40: Stories of Travel, Adventures & Conservation with Dr. Carl Safina
Dr. Carl Safina is the Founding President of the Safina Center, inaugural holder of the Carl Safina Endowed Chair for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University, and host of the PBS series Saving the Ocean with Carl Safina. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of BEYOND WORDS: What Animals Think and Feel and the new book ALFIE & ME: What Owls Know, What Humans Believe.  Topics: - Walk us through your background and how you've become a leader in eco-trends... - What changes can people actually make to let the world survive and its population thrive? - How do you conduct your research on animals? Websites:
24:33 10/17/23
S4E39: One Of Canada's Largest Moguls with Vince Guzzo
Vince Guzzo is Founder & CEO of Cinémas Guzzo, Groupe Guzzo Construction inc., Guzzo Medical, and Guzzo Hospitality. He received national attention in 2018 when he joined the cast of the CBC Television business reality show Dragons' Den as one of the investor "Dragons" in season 13 and season 14. He owns the largest movie operator in Quebec, with 141 screens and 10 locations, and the third-largest in Canada. His new cinema Méga-Plex St-Jean 12 was just built.   He joins the show this week to share his thoughts on the future of movie watching at home, investing in movies and theaters, and the effects of the pandemic on his businesses. Websites:
74:01 10/1/23
S4E38: Automating Business Processes with Zapier Founder Mike Knoop
Mike Knoop is Co-founder & President of Zapier. He joins the show to talk about Zapier's efficient tech solutions, why and how he started it, and why every business should implement it into their processes. Websites:
24:33 9/26/23
S4E37: The Coming Adoption of Web3 & Blockchain with Alex Tapscott
Alex Tapscott is Managing Director of the Digital Assets Group at Ninepoint Partners, Co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) with his dad Don Tapscott, and #1 bestselling co-author of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World and the new book Web3: Charting the Internet's Next Economic and Cultural Frontier Tapscott joins the show to discuss: - What is Web 3.0? - Whether all these big tech terms are just fads? - Why hasn't any of this been adopted on a mainstream level yet? Web:
44:21 9/21/23
S4E36: Plant-based Work From Home Diets with Robert Cheeke & Matt Frazier
Robert Cheeke is the Founder & President of Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness and Co-founder of C-VEG. He is the #1 bestselling author of Plant-Based Muscle: Our Roadmap to Peak Performance on a Plant-Based Diet, Shred It!: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Burning Fat and Building Muscle on a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet, and Vegan Body Building & Fitness. Matt Frazier is the Founder of No Meat Athlete and #1 bestselling author of The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts―and the Rest of Your Life, No Meat Athlete: Run on Plants and Discover Your Fittest, Fastest, Happiest Self, and No Meat Athlete, Revised and Expanded: A Plant-Based Nutrition and Training Guide for Every Fitness Level—Beginner to Beyond. Both Robert and Matt are the co-authors of the new book The Plant-Based Athlete: A Game-Changing Approach to Peak Performance. The two share how long they've been vegan and how that journey has been, how to build muscle on a vegan diet, why work from homers should consider going vegan, the fake meat industry, and plant-based diets.  Websites:
47:47 9/16/23
S4E35: Building a Historical Writing Career from Home with Military Historian Patrick K. O'Donnell
Patrick K. O'Donnell is the Founder of The Drop Zone Virtual Museum and #1 New York Times' bestselling author of 12 books and scores of films and documentaries spanning the American Revolution to the Battle of Fallujah. He is a leading expert on America’s elite and special operations units. His popular books include We Were One: Shoulder to Shoulder with the Marines Who Took Fallujah, Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, Rowed Washington Across the Delaware, and Give Me Tomorrow: The Korean War's Greatest Untold Story -- The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company, and the new book The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy He joins us this week to discuss how he got into military history writing, his ideation process, and advice to writers looking to make a living and career. Websites:
28:00 9/11/23
S4E34: From BlackRock Portfolio Manager To Investigating Sudden Deaths with Edward Dowd
Edward Dowd is currently a Founding Partner of Phinance Technologies, a global macro alternative investment firm. He is also author of the new book Cause Unknown: The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 & 2022. Edward has worked on Wall Street most of his career, spanning both credit markets and equity markets. Some of the firms he worked for include HSBC, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette and Independence Investments. Most notably, he worked at Blackrock as a portfolio manager where he managed a $14 billion Growth equity portfolio for ten years. After BlackRock, he founded OceanSquare Asset Management with two former BlackRock colleagues. He joins the show to walk us through his career on Wall Street, whether there is any truth to the Chinese Communist Party controlling BlackRock and large corporations, the death of ESG & DEI, and the sudden deaths among young men in 2021, 2022, and 2023. Websites:
34:00 8/27/23