A podcast on navigating the professional world including tech, travel, and books. Hosted by Habbi and Hailley.

18: Sent from l’phone
Oct 31 • 98 min
In the midst of a wild few months, the hosts record at an unusual time and place. Long-standing questions get answered, like what are Habbi’s DailyDos and LinkedIn questions for Hailley. Finally, they explore the viral email sign-offs alignment chart from…
17: This Isn’t Leading Anywhere Good
Sep 6 • 101 min
The hosts check in on their yearly themes which stumbles them into a raw talk about the dark side of productivity apps. Oh, and Habbi got more airtime about music than probably ever before (finally). Subscribe for emails: Get show…
16: You’re The Hero Of Your Own Life
Aug 2 • 141 min
In this longest ever MakeWorkWork episode, Habbi and Hailley reveal a long list of personality test results, with one particularly shocking and traumatizing answer. The hosts also finally discuss a book that’s been mentioned several times in the past, The…
15: An Almost Magical Couple
Jun 24 • 63 min
After their trip to New York filled with rain, internet friends and bagels, Habbi and Hailley finally talk about a topic Hailley’s been obsessed with for the past year: figuring out one’s Enneagram type. Also, there are multiple segues into tea and…
14: Part II: So Much Context
May 8 • 97 min
Habbi and Hailley add to their phone setup conversation by discussing their widget screens. They also share a few strongly held opinions about daylight savings, time zones (and Fahrenheit). Subscribe for emails: Get show notes:…
13: The Virtual Junk Drawer
Apr 5 • 100 min
Addressing a big topic of conversation (and contention) from over the years for both co-hosts, in this episode Habbi and Hailley finally talk home screens. Learn all about how their phones are organized and tackle their daily-use apps from the obvious to…
12: The Perfectionist Problem
Feb 27 • 98 min
After summarising their tech setups, Habbi and Hailley dive into a conversation about their themes for the year. A revelation around perfectionism and its relation to being goal-oriented ensues. Subscribe for emails: Get show…
11: Grandma is Flagged as Important
Jan 18 • 70 min
Dubbed “the reading year of impressiveness” Habbi and Habbi discuss the last year in books, share several books that they’re reading, and even make a few non-book recommendations. Plus, there had to be a little follow up on email.
10: Sobbing Emoji Lifestyle
Oct 31, 2018 • 86 min
We’re 10 episodes into MakeWorkWork and Habbi and Hailley are tackling a topic they both have a lot of opinions about, email. Everything from cold to warm email, plus intros and, of course, routines. This is an episode filled with the good, the bad and…
9: MakeWorkWork work
Sep 14, 2018 • 78 min
Last episode, Habbi and Hailley accidentally started talking about Impostor Syndrome so in this episode they face this massive topic head-on in an attempt to figure it out. Further, this episode is packed full of app-related drama, specifically for apps…
8: Complaining Vigorously Totally is a Strategy
Jun 15, 2018 • 70 min
This episode is all about writing. The two hosts ponder the difficulties of writing plus share their processes and the tools they use. On top of it all, by the end of the show, there’s a personal breakthrough moment around books and reading.
7: A Three-Book Vacation
Apr 11, 2018 • 90 min
Habbi and Hailley dissect a mind-blowing concept about thinking, principles, and algorithms. They also discuss reading goals, will you read more if you’re challenged or setting realistic expectations? Plus, they finally share the exciting salad principles…
6: Super Ninja Grandma
Feb 5, 2018 • 81 min
From tumbleweed to audiobooks, this episode has Habbi and Hailley sharing how they are planning in 2018 and sharing their thoughts about journaling. In a surprise twist, Habbi has been sneakily doing something related to productivity and told no one.…
5: You Are An Email Address To Me
Jan 9, 2018 • 98 min
The end of a year has the MWW hosts reflecting on their (sometimes strange) New Year traditions as well as top reads of 2017 which includes everything from novels to cookbooks to self-improvement, to the angriest email Habbi has ever sent.
4: Goats Are Not Known For Speed or Elegance
Dec 8, 2017 • 70 min
We have a podcast that is live now! It’s a little meta to talk about launching a creative project, on said creative project – but that’s exactly what we’re doing. Oh, and also whether notifications are a nuisance now, and if the continental United States…
3: None of This is Traditional
Oct 16, 2017 • 80 min
How do you make work work when you’re not in your regular home? We discuss what counts as a real office, the importance of a routine – and somehow the zombie apocalypse gets a mention (at least it’s not Harry Potter!) More at
2: Oh, You’re from the Internet? Come Along!
Oct 16, 2017 • 83 min
We break down Habbi’s 84 point travel checklist (and she tells us her secret to glide through international security!) and we discuss how we segment social media between personal and professional – or don’t. More at
1: You Are Married to Omnifocus Now
Oct 16, 2017 • 57 min
In the first-ever MakeWorkWork episode, we compare and contrast task management apps, lists, and the merits of using a physical notebook. Hailley wants to know if anyone re-reads books, and turns out Habbi doesn’t really – with a notable exception.