A New Way to Work

The phrase “just another day at the office” has an entirely different meaning than it did six months ago. The way we work, along with everything else in our lives, has been forced to change in the midst of this global pandemic. But change creates space for ingenuity and innovation to thrive and the current…

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Best of Both Worlds: Offices + Coworking

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Offices as we know them have changed drastically over the years. They use to be a building or floor where people were required to go every day during the same hours. Offices housed everything you needed in order to get your job done while providing space for your team to meet and collaborate. Recently, things…

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Membership Enhancements and How They Can Benefit You

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With a new year comes new opportunities! 2020 has the potential for growth, success and innovation and we want to partner with you as you experience all of it. On January 1, Roam introduced new membership offerings to better fit the needs of hard working professionals like you. With low commitment, month-to-month memberships, you have…

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What the Oxford English Dictionary Doesn’t Tell You about Coworking

Innovative Coworking Space at Roam Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia

The Oxford English Dictionary defines coworking as: The use of an office or other working environment by people who are self-employed or working for different employers, typically so as to share equipment, ideas and knowledge. While this definition is helpful, it doesn’t quite capture the essence of coworking. The Oxford English Dictionary fails to acknowledge…

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Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Coworking

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Since its beginnings in 2005 in San Francisco, California, the coworking industry has experienced a tremendous evolution. Year over year, an increasing number of freelancers, entrepreneurs, and other forward-thinking professionals around the world continue to embrace the numerous benefits of shared office space. According to the 2019 Global Coworking Survey, over two million people worldwide…

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Coffee Shop or Coworking: Five Questions to Determine Which Workspace Is Best for You

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Remote professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs face a common dilemma: Where to find a workspace ideally suited to fit their needs. Home offices and coffee shops have become popular alternatives, mostly because they’re free, but do they offer a holistic professional environment that enables the remote workforce to accomplish their best work? For a small monthly…

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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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