Marketplace Coming Soon!

Marketplace Coming Soon!

 The Roam Team in Announcements & Updates

Roam is a collective of big corporations and small startups, for profits and nonprofits, millennials and baby boomers, creatives and CEOs. It’s this unique diversity of individuals and businesses that makes Roam’s community... Read More »

the brief, news, roam announces

Tools for Establishing Systems

Tools for Establishing Systems

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

Setting goals (both personally and professionally) drove me crazy until I found a daily approach that moves me little by little toward my goals. It’s become a system, a process. Honestly, I’ve come... Read More »

the brief, perseverance

Roam Recommends - Focus Playlist

Roam Recommends - Focus Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

This month at Roam, it’s all about discipline and productivity. These often go hand in hand, don’t they? It’s hard to be productive without being disciplined. Well being disciplined takes focus, and... Read More »

music, roam recommends, discipline

How Discipline Gives You the Freedom to Grow

How Discipline Gives You the Freedom to Grow

 Shannon Miles in the brief

“Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.” —Julie Andrews One of the biggest challenges I’ve had to face as my... Read More »

the brief, discipline

Productivity Hacks for a Disciplined Work Day

Productivity Hacks for a Disciplined Work Day

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

My husband once said to me, “I don’t know if I could be in your head for a day. You’ve got a new idea, like, every hour. Whew.” It’s true. Between my... Read More »

the brief, discipline

Preparing for Adversity and the Journey Ahead

Preparing for Adversity and the Journey Ahead

 Jordan Mitchell in the brief

Adversity, struggles, obstacles…whatever you’d like to call them, they are inevitable in life’s journey and are likely a weekly experience for any entrepreneur. My own journey has been littered with adversity from... Read More »

the brief, perseverance

The Power of Rest

The Power of Rest

 The Roam Team in the brief

In the midst of adversity, how do you find the strength and energy to press on? It can be a daunting road to live up to the expectation that perseverance means relentlessly giving everything you... Read More »

the brief, perseverance

The Hardest Steel

The Hardest Steel

 Nate Chancey in the brief

When I was 17 years old, I received unfortunate news from an orthopedic surgeon. At that point, I had been a baseball player for over 12 years and I lived and breathed the sport. The hard truth... Read More »

the brief, perseverance

Roam Recommends - Perseverance Playlist

Roam Recommends - Perseverance Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

What do music and community have in common? Both can make you feel something that you might not otherwise. When you’re ready to quit, your community is there to cheer you on and show... Read More »

music, roam recommends, perseverance

Tapping into the Benefits of Perseverance

Tapping into the Benefits of Perseverance

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

Trails, roadblocks and setbacks are natural byproducts of both professional and personal ventures. We all experience them, but it’s how we choose to react to those seasons of difficulty that warrant different results. When... Read More »

the brief, perseverance

Network: Launching a Redefined Virtual Community

Network: Launching a Redefined Virtual Community

 Elle Snyder in Announcements & Updates

Today’s culture has diluted the word community to the extent that it’s meaning is frequently mistaken. Join our growing community. Be a part of our community. Experience what our community has... Read More »

the brief, invested community, roam announces

Our Journey to a Vision Driven Culture

Our Journey to a Vision Driven Culture

 Blake Shubert in the brief

Editor’s note: Last week, Blake Shubert, Director of Organizational Development at Roam, shared his thoughts on how to lead with vision. Today’s second installment gives insight into how Roam aims to live out... Read More »

the brief, vision

Leading with Vision and Purpose

Leading with Vision and Purpose

 Blake Shubert in the brief

Purpose of a Vision: Commitment In most cases, excellence is about seven parts commitment and three parts strategy - William Bridges, Managing Transitions Let’s face it, while we work passionately and purposefully to make... Read More »

the brief, vision

Announcing Roam Virtual

Announcing Roam Virtual

 The Roam Team in Announcements & Updates

Often times business is conducted in a silo devoid of opportunities for engagement and collaboration. Odds are, you have experienced this in the past or you may even be experiencing it right now. But if... Read More »

news, roam announces, the brief

How to Earn Brand Loyalty

How to Earn Brand Loyalty

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

Perhaps a by-product of today’s fast-paced world is the lack of time for not-so-stellar brand messages and stories. Instead, the brands who are earning our loyalty present messaging that digs past external problems and... Read More »

the brief, vision

Weaving Vision into Your Digital Content

Weaving Vision into Your Digital Content

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

“With a vision in mind, my grandfather launched Company XYZ Inc. in 1956—and 70 years later, we lay our framework in the same values.” “We are passionate about building an app that serves our clients well.” ... Read More »

the brief, vision

Roam Recommends - Vision Playlist

Roam Recommends - Vision Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

May at Roam is all about vision. Whether you’re defining your vision or dreaming about the future, we have collected a set of songs to help inspire you towards your goals. Check... Read More »

staff blog, music, inspiration, roam recommends

Vision: Seeing around the corners

Vision: Seeing around the corners

 RETRO 8 FILMS in the brief

In the time we have been producing video projects, it seems we have heard a thousand “visions” from our clients of what they desire to communicate to their audience. It is our job to interpret... Read More »

the brief, vision

Growing your Business and Community at Events

Growing your Business and Community at Events

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

Community is richest when we’re doing life together. While face-to-face coffee meet ups and brainstorming sessions are valuable, something truly ignites when we connect during a live event such as a conference, workshop, or... Read More »

the brief, invested community

A How-to Guide for Building Community with Brand Storytelling

A How-to Guide for Building Community with Brand Storytelling

 Ashlyn S. Carter in the brief

Storytelling. It’s so woven into the fibers of our humanity that the practice traces to our species even before we were farming. In fact, storytelling is so innate that you likely spend 30% of your... Read More »

the brief, invested community

Community: The significance and risk

Community: The significance and risk

 nathanartt@ministry-solutions.com in the brief

“A life isn’t significant except for its impact on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson A desire for significance is at the core of every human being. This can’t be mistaken for fame,... Read More »

the brief, invested community

Roam Recommends - Community Playlist

Roam Recommends - Community Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in

In case you missed it in the brief, our theme for April is Community. It’s part of our mission at Roam to build a community that is invested, where people are actively... Read More »

staff blog, music, invested community, roam recommends

Why You Should be Saying Yes to Community

Why You Should be Saying Yes to Community

 Mary London Goshert in the brief

Community can sometimes be a buzz word that gets talked up so much that most people stop reading shortly after it’s said. My encouragement to you? Keep reading. Let’s start with... Read More »

the brief, invested community

Announcing The Brief

Announcing The Brief

 The Roam Team in

At Roam, it is our ultimate desire to add value, not extract it. In keeping with this mindset, we recognize our responsibility to be intentional about equipping the community with knowledge and skills that allow... Read More »

the brief, roam announces

Through the Eyes of a Roam Intern

Through the Eyes of a Roam Intern

 The Roam Team in

Ben Jackson, Summer 2015 Intern My summer internship at Roam could be described as dynamic. I had the opportunity to spend 12 weeks focusing on day-to-day Roam operations in addition to several specific projects. The skills I... Read More »

leadership, business, millennials, internship experience

Local Collective Recap, Launch: Session 1

Local Collective Recap, Launch: Session 1

 The Roam Team in

In case you missed it, click above to watch a quick recap from Local Collective! We successfully launched our first Local Collective last Friday, February 26th with our friends Jeff Henderson of North Point Ministries,... Read More »

local collective, events, leadership, invested community, entrepreneurs

Roam Introduces New Location in Buckhead

Roam Introduces New Location in Buckhead

 The Roam Team in

ATLANTA, GA, February 15, 2016 – Roam: Innovative Workplace announces the grand opening of its new location in Buckhead on February 15. The 11,000 square foot space located in the Tower Walk development on Piedmont Road is reflective... Read More »

news, invested community

Announcing Roam’s New Event Series: LOCAL COLLECTIVE

Announcing Roam’s New Event Series: LOCAL COLLECTIVE

 The Roam Team in Entrepreneurs, Leadership, Staff Blog

We all experience growing pains. And here at Roam, we are in the midst of feeling the strain associated with our own growth and development. Ultimately, we strive towards creating a community within our workplaces.... Read More »

leadership, invested community, entrepreneurs, news, events, staff blog, local collective

Roam Enhancements

Roam Enhancements

 The Roam Team in Staff Blog

We are excited to announce the newest Roam updates and enhancements that create additional value for our members and guests! ​ Read More »

news

Roam named to Atlanta’s Best Places to Work 2015

Roam named to Atlanta’s Best Places to Work 2015

 The Roam Team in Staff Blog

We are honored to receive the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work 2015 alongside several impactful businesses within the Roam community! Our team proudly celebrates the accomplishments of the following companies. Read More »

staff blog, invested community, business

Roam Recommends – IGNITE Playlist

Roam Recommends – IGNITE Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Need some fire for your workday? We’re all about helping you feel motivated to push through challenges and rise to the occasion. Check out our IGNITE playlist, and follow us on Spotify! &amp... Read More »

staff blog, music, roam recommends

Roam Recommends – ORCHESTRATE Playlist

Roam Recommends – ORCHESTRATE Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Orchestrating is something you probably do everyday in your job, working together tasks, projects and people. Well this month, we’ve put together an ORCHESTRATE playlist to accompany you. Check out the playlist below, and... Read More »

staff blog, music, roam recommends

Roam Recommends – COLLABORATE {covers edition} Playlist

Roam Recommends – COLLABORATE {covers edition} Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Today on the music front, we’re revisiting COLLABORATION. But this time, it’s all cover songs. Sometimes collaborating simply means cultivating the work of another person, giving it new life in another form. That... Read More »

staff blog, music, roam recommends

3 Leadership Lessons on Generosity

3 Leadership Lessons on Generosity

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

A few weeks ago I had a few new friends move to Atlanta. Plans had been made, boxes had been packed, loose ends were tied up, and a U-Haul truck had officially been loaded with... Read More »

leadership, inspiration, staff blog, generosity

Roam Recommends – ENERGIZE Playlist

Roam Recommends – ENERGIZE Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Did you know ENERGY is one of Roam’s 5 core values? It’s important to our team to create a place where you actually want to come to work everyday. Energy is one of the... Read More »

roam recommends, music, staff blog

Designing, Developing, And Executing Your 2015 Content Marketing Plan

Designing, Developing, And Executing Your 2015 Content Marketing Plan

 Fred Spring in Member Blog

2015 is in full swing, and if you have not yet defined your marketing goals and outlined your marketing activities for the year, it’s time to get it together! These 4 articles will help you plan,... Read More »

marketing, guest blog, 98togo, inbound marketing

Roam Recommends – FOCUS Playlist Update

Roam Recommends – FOCUS Playlist Update

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Welcome to February. The thrill of the new year has probably worn off by now, and Spring feels so far away. What’s keeping you motivated? What’s keeping you focused? We’ve added 15 new... Read More »

music, staff blog, roam recommends

Leading Millennials Well

Leading Millennials Well

  Jake Dudley in Leadership

In the next 5 years, businesses will spend millions of dollars trying to connect with the generation known as “millennials”. That’s not scientific, but we all know it’s a fact because we’ve heard... Read More »

millennials, lunch lessons, guest blog, leadership

3 Things To Remember About Failure

3 Things To Remember About Failure

  Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

No one talks about it at parties. It isn’t something you just bring up when you’re on a first date or when you’re sitting across from a potential job opportunity in an... Read More »

leadership, staff blog, entrepreneurs, business, inspiration

4 Things To Remember When Facing A Difficult Transition

4 Things To Remember When Facing A Difficult Transition

  Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

I loved my job. Really. I got to work from home, talk to customers all over the world, work with a great team and even do a little traveling. A 20-something with no college degree... Read More »

leadership, entrepreneurs, balance, staff blog, millennials, transition

Roam Recommends – CREATE Playlist

Roam Recommends – CREATE Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

It’s the beginning of a brand new year! It’s time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Maybe you know exactly where you’re headed, or maybe you need some creativity for a fresh... Read More »

music, roam recommends

Failing Up

Failing Up

  in Member Blog

Today’s Post is by Member, Charlton Cunningham. Charlton is a talented, self-driven activator with a strong design background. He utilizes his knowledge of the creative process to help others implement and actualize their ideas.... Read More »

Roam Recommends – CHRISTMAS Playlist

Roam Recommends – CHRISTMAS Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

The season is finally here. It only comes once a year, so we want to soak it up while we can! If you’re feeling the Christmas spirit, but you still want to be productive,... Read More »

music, staff blog

3 Ways To Foster Gratitude

3 Ways To Foster Gratitude

 Jen Guynn in Member Blog

Today’s Member Post is by Jen Guynn. Jen is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Pebble Tossers, a youth development nonprofit headquartered here at Roam. With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s a great... Read More »

inspiration, invested community

3 Ways To Change Your Perspective

3 Ways To Change Your Perspective

 Mollie Maner in Staff Blog

Today’s Staff post is by our Dunwoody Community Manager, Mollie Maner. Mollie is passionate about helping others maximize their full potential through authentic community, big-picture thinking, and personal connections. Of all the things I... Read More »

inspiration, invested community, staff blog

ROAM Recommends – SOCIALIZE Playlist

ROAM Recommends – SOCIALIZE Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Some people question why we would include “socialize” in our mission statement at ROAM. But we know, socializing is a key component to any community. You can co-work and network all day, but sometimes it... Read More »

8 Lessons For First Job Success

8 Lessons For First Job Success

 Jackson Beetler in Member Blog

Today’s Member Post is from Jackson Beetler. Jackson is currently the Media and Marketing Fellow for Radical Mentoring, a non-profit passionate about mentoring men. In his first job since graduating from UGA, Jackson has... Read More »

millennials, leadership

ROAM 4: Buckhead Coming Soon!

ROAM 4: Buckhead Coming Soon!

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

We’re excited to join the community of start-ups, entrepreneurs, and thriving businesses located in the Buckhead area. This location is right off GA-400 with convenient access to I-85. ROAM Galleria is currently under construction,... Read More »

invested community, news

Location, Location, Location!

Location, Location, Location!

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

Location, location, location. Any word you can repeat three times without fear of ridicule by your peers is clearly important. But I hope this title hasn’t misled you. I’m not in real estate.... Read More »

inspiration, invested community, leadership, staff blog

The Culture of Invested Community

The Culture of Invested Community

 Nathan Mozingo in Staff Blog

I have the privilege of working a job I never want to retire from. What makes my job so fulfilling? The honor of leading a team that is hungry to serve and aggressively looking for... Read More »

business, invested community, inspiration

Put Me In Coach – Leadership & Responsibility

Put Me In Coach – Leadership & Responsibility

  in Leadership

Today’s Staff post is from our Meetings Coordinator, Tory Gravitt. Tory is passionate about taking the ordinary to the extraordinary and connecting big ideas to the little ones. Follow her on Twitter here. I... Read More »

inspiration, leadership, news

Finish Well

Finish Well

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

“We are going to have to part ways with you, Jake.” Words I thought I would never hear. It was Fall of 2009 and I was being fired. Fired from the first and only real job... Read More »

business, ceo, entrepreneurs, leadership, inspiration, millennials

How To Be Great

How To Be Great

 Elle Snyder in Staff Blog

Today’s post is by our Experience Manager, Elle Snyder. Elle is passionate about building relationships and investing in our Members intentionally. Why is it important to surround yourself with people you want to... Read More »

inspiration, leadership, invested community

ROAM Recommends – LEARN Playlist

ROAM Recommends – LEARN Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

If you could relieve stress, improve communication and increase efficiency among your employees, all while making them smarter, would you do it? Of course you would! In case you missed our first ROAM Recommends, we... Read More »

music, roam recommends

4 Signs of Authentic Community

4 Signs of Authentic Community

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

Community is becoming a bit of a buzzword. I guess the majority of LinkedIn writers found out millennials are crazy about it. With co-working here to stay (read – working in community) and study after study... Read More »

entrepreneurs, invested community, leadership, millennials

The Super Power Within All Of Us

The Super Power Within All Of Us

 Blake Shubert in Leadership, Staff Blog

Working for Roam is a reward because we get to serve a membership comprised of super heroes: men and women full of purpose and passion. They’re creating value, taking risk, influencing society, and building... Read More »

invested community

What Do You Do When There’s Too Much To Do?

What Do You Do When There’s Too Much To Do?

  Matt Herbert in Entrepreneurs, Leadership

Do you feel like there’s too much to do? I do. Since creating The Rocket Company six years ago, I wake up every day feeling like I’ll never get everything done. And just... Read More »

business, member blogs, ceo, entrepreneurs

Roam Recommends – Collaboration Playlist

Roam Recommends – Collaboration Playlist

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

FOCUS – COLLABORATE – LEARN – SOCIALIZE These are the 4 states of being at ROAM. No matter what you’re doing here, it probably falls into one of these 4 categories. Last month, we shared our FOCUS playlist to... Read More »

music, roam recommends

What is a Lunch Lesson?

What is a Lunch Lesson?

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

It’s not a ‘Lunch-N-Learn.’ It’s a ‘Lunch Lesson.’ A Lunch Lesson is a 1-hour long, interactive, laser-focused event for a small crowd, revolved around learning and networking with individuals... Read More »

news, events, lunch lessons

CEO’s – Build Your Personal Brand to Boost Your Business

CEO’s – Build Your Personal Brand to Boost Your Business

 Kevin Ekmark in Member Blog

Today’s Member Post is by Kevin Ekmark. Kevin is the CEO of Trustworkz. ____________________________________________________________________________ Are you the leader of your business? Whether you’re a one person organization or the CEO of a business with 25... Read More »

business, leadership, entrepreneurs, ceo

What To Do When You Hate Networking

What To Do When You Hate Networking

 Stephanie Shackelford in Leadership, Member Blog

Today’s Member blog is from Stephanie Shackelford. Stephanie coaches students and professionals as they navigate getting into their dream college, choosing the best major, and finding their ideal career. She is the Founder and... Read More »

Roam Recommends – Music for Productivity

Roam Recommends – Music for Productivity

 Jessica Bernardo in Staff Blog

Did you know, the soundtrack of your workday can change the quality of your work? In 1993, a study was conducted to find the differing effects of music as opposed to silence or relaxation instructions, designed... Read More »

music, roam recommends

5 Reasons You (Yes, Even You) Need a Mentor

5 Reasons You (Yes, Even You) Need a Mentor

 Daniel Kosmala in Entrepreneurs, Member Blog

Today’s Member Post is from Daniel Kosmala. Daniel is currently the Non-Profit Director for Radical Mentoring – an organization dedicated to mentoring the next-generation of leaders. He recently published ‘Radical Husbands’ – a marriage book written... Read More »

5 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need

5 Things Young Entrepreneurs Need

  in Entrepreneurs, Member Blog

Today’s Member Blog is from PJ Simmons. P.J. serves as the Director of Organizational Development and University Relations at Medici Project. P.J. holds a bachelor’s degree from Lee University in Cleveland,... Read More »

entrepreneurs, millennials

Work + Live

Work + Live

  Jay Snyder in Staff Blog

Today’s post comes from the General Manager of our Alpharetta location, Michael Kanner. Michael has been with ROAM since February of 2014. He is also the Founder of MOTIF8 – a local non-profit with a mission... Read More »

inspiration, balance

3 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

3 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

Success sometimes gets a bad rap. If we go at it alone, bridges are often burned and relationships suffer. If we work too hard for it, we look self-seeking and greedy. But if we don... Read More »

leadership, inspiration

Giving & Burnout – Do You Know The Difference You’re Making?

Giving & Burnout – Do You Know The Difference You’re Making?

 Blake Shubert in Staff Blog

Today’s post is by ROAM’s Director of Operations, Blake Shubert. Blake specializes in organizational development, leadership development, and culture and team-building here at ROAM. He also served as the the Co-Founder and Executive... Read More »

inspiration, leadership

7 Things Millennial Leaders Need From Senior Leaders

7 Things Millennial Leaders Need From Senior Leaders

 Jake Dudley in Staff Blog

Today’s post comes from our Director of Events, Jake Dudley. Jake has a passion for helping leaders make an impact through authentic community and meaningful collaboration. Follow him on Twitter and check out his... Read More »

millennials, leadership, business

5 Reasons Why Community Is Worth The Investment

5 Reasons Why Community Is Worth The Investment

 Daniel Kosmala in Member Blog

Today’s blog post is by ROAM Member, Daniel Kosmala. He works for Radical Mentoring and blogs regularly HERE. You should follow him on Twitter. Enjoy! If there were an official definition for Roam, this... Read More »

invested community, inspiration, business, entrepreneurs

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