Freedom from the Feedback Frenzy

For many employees, The Annual Review is quickly approaching. Don’t dread it. Instead, prepare for it. You can only control your side on the receiving end, so get ready to make the most of it. To prepare for constructive criticism, we can learn from Sheila Heen. She’s a lecturer at Harvard Law School, a partner…

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Put Some Hustle Into Your Meetings

Have you already instituted a weekly meeting-free day? That’s right, one day every week where meetings aren’t allowed. Either way, you’re bound to still have meetings throughout the rest of the week. It’s worth the effort to make those remaining meetings more enjoyable and productive. Get ready to hustle. It’s time to amp up meetings!…

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The CEOs Take on Roam’s 5th Atlanta Workplace

Roam is only a few weeks away from the opening of Roam Perimeter Center. While construction projects wrap up and the creative team begins installing final finishes and decor features, the Perimeter Center team eagerly awaits the people and businesses that will breathe energy into this new innovative space. As Roam continues to prepare for…

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A Better Business Begins with a Better Culture

Company culture is a hot topic these days; but as much as everyone’s talking about it, very few people are bothering to define it. I can’t claim to have the single, correct definition of company culture, but I can tell you what it means to me. To me, culture is the force which rallies ordinary…

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Leaders Needed: Charisma Not Required

It’s true: people with outgoing, charismatic personalities often rise to the top when it comes to leadership selection. Their personality traits naturally help them stand out from the crowd. However, neither charisma nor intelligence predicts long-term leadership effectiveness. Leaders come in all shapes and sizes and with many different personalities and skill traits. You are…

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The Power of Servant Leadership

Conversations around leadership aren’t going away anytime soon. And for obvious reason- leadership has the potential to make or break a company. Scroll through LinkedIn and you’ll see article upon article dissecting what makes a great leader. Here at Roam we value leadership just as much as the next guy- it’s hugely important as we…

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Lead with Purpose

  The world is searching for leaders. Leaders worth following. It’s the team players, vision casters and culture champions who are Powered by Purpose. Not for the sake of a framed mission statement to hang on an office wall, but for the purpose of uniting their teams to achieve something greater. From C-level execs to small business owners, leaders who are…

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Why Entrepreneurs Need a Wolf Pack

It’s old news that the successful Lone Wolf is often a myth. What entrepreneurs need is a stellar wolf pack. Regardless of the business model, it’s worth your time and effort—not to mention resources—to outfit your venture with this type of role-based structure. More than a just a collection of friends and family, an entrepreneur’s…

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Decidedly Different Leaders

“Your favorite leaders have been decidedly different. Their motives go beyond self-interest. They challenge you to pursue daring, bold aspirations that create an exciting place to work. They shun the spotlight in favor of serving a higher purpose. They evidence principles in their daily decisions. You not only love these leaders but also perform your…

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Leader-to-Leader Advice on Managing People

Learn more about developing, leading and managing people from this Q&A session with Roam Buckhead General Manager, Chad Turner.   Q: What lessons have you have learned from managing people? A: If I could only choose one lesson, it would be to lead with a developmental bias. As a leader, it is your responsibility to…

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