Top Four Reasons Working from Home Doesn’t Work

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Eating family dinner and opening for business under the same roof poses a unique set of challenges for remote professionals. Whether your company downsized corporate office space or your small business is avoiding the expense of a pricey brick and mortar lease, an increasing number of people are working from home offices and experiencing a…

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How to Bring Your Best Self to Work and at Home

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Healthy work-life balance is a concept that has changed considerably over the last decade. In previous years, creating such a harmonious existence simply meant putting in an honest day of work, and then returning home to enjoy a family dinner with post-meal time to read a book or play with the kids. However, as more…

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Keep Your Workflow Energized and Distraction-Free This Summer

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Anyone who has ever explored working from home can attest to how difficult it can be to stay focused.  On any given day, an excess of distractions threaten to break your concentration and productivity. So the thought of preparing for the additional amusements of summer can feel overwhelming. When the kids aren’t in school, they’re…

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Five Reasons Why Coworking is Better Than a Coffee Shop

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Before reading any further, we’d like to set the record straight: At Roam, we have nothing against coffee. In fact, we like it so much that our logo incorporates a coffee stain and each of our 5 Atlanta workplaces offers a full-service coffee bar brewing Counter Culture Coffee. But as much as we love exploring…

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Coworking “Works” for Introverts and Extroverts

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On one end of the personality spectrum exists the extrovert—the type of person who thrives in social settings. In fact, they enjoy the company of others far more than being alone and tend to have an infectious zeal for the human spirit. On the other end lies the introvert, who prefers comfort to chaos. The…

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What to Expect from Coworking: Myth vs. Reality

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More and more startups, freelancers and corporations are realizing the many benefits of a coworking membership. They’ve cast aside the misconceptions that opposed the coworking concept and are forging ahead with this new iteration of the modern workplace. But not everyone has embraced the idea of coworking and many still struggle to understand its benefits.…

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Coworking Space: The Membership You’ll Keep All Year

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The road to New Year’s resolutions is paved with good intentions, isn’t it? Memberships to gyms, book clubs and other healthy and worthwhile endeavors begin at a fever pitch on January 1. By the end of the month, however, our new-found zest for whatever personal or professional changes we once saw as inspiring and motivational,…

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How to Pitch a Coworking Membership to Your Boss

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As you may already know, the evolution of the global economy has greatly impacted the way we all work. Technology has given rise to an abundant presence of freelancers and independent contractors seeking a better place to create, innovate and collaborate. Thus, the need for coworking spaces emerged. Since then, countless startups, small businesses and…

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How to Explain Coworking in 140 Characters or Less

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The concept of coworking has come a long way since its origination in the Mission District of San Francisco in the early 2000s. Once seen as a niche offering for a small market of freelancers and entrepreneurs, coworking has evolved into an ideal solution that supports an increased level of focus, innovation and community among…

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How Companies Leverage Coworking Spaces

Contrary to popular opinion, coworking spaces are not exclusively for freelancers and start-ups. A rapidly growing segment of the industry comes—somewhat surprisingly—from the corporate world. In fact, a recent survey by CBRE Research indicates that 65% of enterprise-level organizations plan on leveraging the power of coworking by 2020. A CREATIVITY AND COLLABORATION KICKSTART Savvy business…

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