How 3 weeks and a ball of yarn can change your mindset for the better

Shortly after Thanksgiving 2020, just a few days off quarantine after not one but two positive COVID tests in the house, we’d had it. …

The importance of self-care in our relationships with others.

A great relationship with yourself is critical to be effective at forming long-lasting bonds with other people. I equate it to the oxygen mask on an airplane.

Picture yourself and someone important to you mid-flight, prepped for spring break after that hours-long layover in Minneapolis on your way to Miami…

How to unlock relationships that matter

Relationships are a big deal. It’s not a coincidence that you can’t throw a rock without hitting an article about how to to make them better. In fact, if you Google the term “relationships” you’ll be met with more than 2.2 billion-with-a-b results in just 0.62 seconds! Can you imagine…

The role of pattern recognition in mental wellbeing

Have you ever been able to predict something before it happens? For example, you are working remotely from the coffee shop du jour when in comes a group of rowdies. They are laughing and talking and flailing their arms about in an act of “someone pay attention to me please,”…

Where to work when the world shuts its doors

Due to the sudden outbreak of the latest coronavirus pandemic, and the subsequent closure of many public facilities, remote workers who commonly call the local coffee shop du jour their office away from home have found themselves in a lurch. Most remote workers who choose to work out of home…

What a fantastic time to be alive! Am I right? Due mostly to advances in communication technologies, availability of high-speed internet access, and a suite of great tools at our disposal, as a workforce, we are now more than ever before able to explore the realities of working remotely. The…

January 10, 2020

A quick and delicious approach to building quality business relationships

Everywhere you look these days, people are espousing the importance of relationships. Moments later, they begin telling you how to hack, trick, or 10-step your way into one. It’s true, relationships are the key to just about everything one might hope to achieve in life, so it’s a no-brainer that…

January 2, 2020

How to make a successful jump from a traditional working relationship to a flexible and rewarding remote career

You’ve all heard the saying before from the French Scientist Jean-Baptiste Leroy, “but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Said even more concisely, I believe that there is only one constant, and that is change.

As we all know, change can be…

January 1, 2020

Instead, focus on building systems that support what you hope to achieve.

So many people kick off the new year looking for a fresh start. Something about the turning of the year suddenly inspires people to want to live their best lives, to transition, and to become better versions of themselves. A newfound interest in hitting the gym to discover the abs…

Take your spot in anyone’s top-5, by simply flexing your humanity

You’ve heard it a thousand times before, “you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” …

Ryan Roghaar

CEO at R2. Founder at Teammate Apart. Remote work advocate. Consultant. Writer? TBD.

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