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Root Inc.’s Dave Willis to Speak about Patient-First Culture at the 4th Annual National Summit on Patient Experience

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 1 September 2016 – WHO: Root Inc. Managing Director Dave Willis WHAT: Root Inc., a strategy execution company that helps organizations engage their[...]

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Hot Off the Press: Customer Experience Secrets and Tips Revealed in New Business Book “720 Haircuts – Creating Customer Loyalty that Lasts a Lifetime”

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 15 June 2016 – Root Inc. today announced the availability of a new type of business book, 720 Haircuts – Creating Customer Loyalty that Lasts a Lifetime on Amazon. Written by its customer experience […]

World’s First Mobile Manager Makeover Hits ATD 2016 International Conference & Exposition

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 19 May 2016 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, announces that the Root Manager Makeover Show and Mobile Exhibit will debut at the ATD 2016 International Conference & Exposition. Engaging, interactive and […]

Root Inc. Announces the Hire of Experienced Consulting Executive Dave Willis

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 19 January 2016 – Root Inc.®, the strategy execution consulting company, today announced Dave Willis has joined the company as a managing director. His primary focus is on formalizing and expanding Root’s consulting […]

Root Inc. Launches The Continuum® Sustainment Portal: An Online Resource Designed to Help Companies Sustain Strategy Execution

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 14 October 2015 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the availability of The Continuum®, an online support solution created to help organizations sustain execution after strategy rollouts using Root’s Strategic […]

Root Inc. Provides 3 Steps for Strategy Execution Success in New Animated White Paper

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 12 AUGUST 2015 – The new animated white paper, “Deploying Your Strategy,” from Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, uncovers the common mistakes leaders face and outlines three important steps leaders can […]

Root Inc. Employees Win First Place at the Tree City Film Festival 50-Hour Challenge

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 19 May 2015 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced Root employees were awarded the First Place prize and the Audience Choice Film award at this year’s Tree City Film Festival’s […]

Second Annual “America’s Workforce” Study Reveals U.S. Managers Are the Country’s Most Undertrained, Unappreciated Employee

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 31 March 2015 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the results of a new study conducted in cooperation with Kelton Research – “America’s Workforce: A Revealing Study of Corporate America’s […]

Root Inc. Unveils New Animated White Paper on the Benefits of “Co-Thinking” – When Voting Just Won’t Work

SYLVANIA, OH — 27 January 2015 — Decision-making within an organization can be challenging. Emotion and opinion are often at play, clouding facts and impeding forward motion on strategic goals. Individual team members can be too […]

Root Inc. Adds Key Talent to Senior Consulting Team

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 18 December 2014 – Root® Inc., the strategy execution company, today announced Nate Butki and Kurt Cumming have joined the company as Managing Directors. Both offer decades of business experience in providing strategic […]

Root Inc. Unveils Top 5 “Horrible Boss” Personalities

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 24 November 2014 – As moviegoers anticipate the opening of “Horrible Bosses 2” this week, Root Inc., the strategy execution company, has used its expertise in corporate consulting and leadership development to compile five […]

Root Inc. Deconstructs Employee Engagement in New Animated White Paper

SYLVANIA, OH – 21 October 2014 – Most organizations struggle to understand this one simple truth – employees are people too and they want something more from their job than the daily grind. They want to […]

Root Inc. Launches Two New Off-The-Shelf Products for Business and HR Leaders

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 23 September 2014 – Root Inc.®, the strategy execution company, today announced the availability of two new off-the-shelf toolkits for smaller organizations or organizations with small budgets. “The Canyon Workshop” identifies the gaps […]

TedX Speech, “Why does Authenticity Matter”, Now Available Online

DATELINE  Sylvania, Ohio. 9 September 2014 WHO Root Inc. CEO Jim Haudan, TEDx Tampa Bay WHAT Jim Haudan – CEO of Root Inc. – gave a talk at TEDx Tampa Bay earlier this Summer titled, “Why […]

New White Paper by Root Inc. Explores the Customer Experience and Why Organizations are Failing at Building Loyal Customers

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 30 July 2014 – Customer Experience is a hot topic in businesses today as leaders realize customer loyalty is a key factor in the success of their organization. The problem with most customer […]

Root Inc. Selected as a Winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 10 July 2014 – Root Inc. today announced its cinematic storytelling work garnered five Telly Awards for 2014, including one Silver and four Bronze statuettes in a variety of categories. The competition includes […]

Root Inc. Included in Customer Experience Training Report from Independent Research Firm

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 26 June 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, was cited by Forrester Research Inc. as the “largest and most well-known partner for learning map engagements” in a June 2014 report […]

Root Inc. Employees Win First and Second Place at the Tree City 50 Hour Film Festival

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 14 May 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced four of its employees – Dave Ayling, Chad Dankert, Brent Howard, and Josh Lightle – placed first and second place in […]

Root Inc. Awarded 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award Recognizing Exceptional Leadership Development and Programs

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 22 April 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced it is a winner in the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Awards for outstanding achievements through its Root Compass Manager Development Program. […]

New Business Book for Managers – “The Un-Bossy Boss”

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 1 April 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the launch of the new business book The Un-Bossy Boss: 12 Powerful Questions to Make You a Great Manager. Authored by […]

Root Inc. Unveils New Company Brand Identity

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 18 March 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced it has rebranded itself to better align with its culture and the solutions it delivers to leading companies around the world. […]

Root Inc. Launches Its Root Compass® 2.0 Manager Development Program

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 26 February 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the availability of Root Compass® 2.0, the latest version of its manager development program. New developments include a greater focus on […]

New Study Uncovers Top Business Challenges and Priorities for Executives in 2014

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 6 February 2014 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the findings of a survey identifying the biggest organizational challenges and priorities across the business, as well as within specific functional […]

High Unemployment Rates Don’t Keep Unhappy Employees from Quitting

SYLVANIA, Ohio – 31 October 2012 – With US unemployment rates still at a whopping 7.8 percent in September, it’s hard to believe that people who do have a job would actually leave it! But the […]

Root Inc. Formally Launches Customer Experience Solution

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 30 October 2013 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the formal launch of its customer experience solution, Customers for Life. The solution leverages more than 15 years of experience providing […]

Root Named One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. Magazine for the Second Year in a Row

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 20 August 2013 – Inc. magazine today included Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, in its annual Inc. 500|5000 list for the second consecutive year. This is the seventh edition of this elite […]

Root to Speak at The Conference Board HR Operations, Technology and Transformation Conference and The Conference Board’s Change Management Conference

WHO:  Root, the strategy execution consulting company WHAT:  Gary Magenta, Senior Vice President of Client Solutions at Root Inc., will take the audience through the results of a pivotal new study, “America’s Workforce: A Revealing Account […]

Root to Speak at the SHRM 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition

WHO:  Root, the strategy execution consulting company, along with the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority WHAT: Gary Magenta, senior vice president at Root, and Jeff Lindeman, director of human resources for the San Diego County […]

Root Inc. Launches Free Strategy Engagement Assessment for Companies

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 11 June 2013 – Root Inc., the strategy execution company, today announced the launch of a free, online tool for organizations called the Root Strategy Engagement Assessment. Leveraging expertise from working with organizations of […]

Three Ways to Get the Most Out of New Grads in your Workforce

WHO     Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company and Kelton Research WHAT     A recent survey (America’s Workforce: A Revealing Account of What U.S. Employees Really Think About Today’s Workplace) conducted by Root Inc, and Kelton uncovers key […]

New Study Reveals What U.S. Employees Really Think about Today’s Workplace

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 26 March 2013 – Root Inc., the strategy execution consulting company, today announced the results of a survey conducted by Kelton titled “America’s Workforce:  A Revealing Account of What U.S. Employees Really Think About […]

Root to Speak at Two Customer Experience Events in March Including The Next Gen Customer Experience Event and The Conference Board’s Customer Experience Leadership Conference

Next Generation Customer Experience Event, 11-13 March 2013 WHO      Root, the strategy execution consulting company along with Gap, Petco and Swarovski WHAT    Root, will lead a panel of executives through a workshop titled Bring Your […]

Root Identifies Six High-Performance Trends that Drive Strategy Results

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 13 November 2012 – Root, the strategy execution consulting company, today announced it has identified six trends that organizations are adopting to ensure the success of a strategy or initiative. The trends emerged following […]

Root Inc. Named Great Place to Work® 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 25 October 2012 – Great Place to Work® named Root, the strategy execution consulting company, one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on its annual 2012 Best Small & […]

Root Client Hilton Garden Inn Wins Gold in 2012 Brandon Hall Awards

SYLVANIA, OH, 23 October 2012 – Root, the strategy execution consulting company, announced today its client, Hilton Garden Inn, has won a coveted Brandon Hall Gold award for excellence in the Talent Management category. The Gold, […]

Root Named One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies on Inc. Magazine’s Annual Exclusive List – the Inc. 500|5000

SYLVANIA, Ohio, 21 August 2012 – Inc. magazine today added Root, the strategy execution consulting company, to its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most […]

Freeman Engages Root for Strategy Execution Support

11 July 2012, Sylvania, Ohio – Root, the strategy execution company, announced today that Dallas-based Freeman, the premier provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, has chosen the company to support the rollout of a […]

Root Honored as Double Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2012 American Business Awards

SYLVANIA, OHIO – 26 June 2012 – Root, the strategy execution company, was presented with two Bronze Stevie® Awards, one for Executive of the Year and one for the Human Resources Team of the Year, at […]

Root Selected a Winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards

Among the solutions recognized: Silver awards for use of animation for the Scheduler Squabble and sound and design for the Root Holiday Claymation videos Bronze awards for visual effects for the Root Holiday Claymation and for […]

Aleris Corporation Engages Root for Strategy Execution Support

Sylvania, OH – 19 June 2012 – Root, the strategy execution consulting company, announced today that Cleveland-based Aleris Corporation, a privately-held, global leader in aluminum rolled and extruded products, and recycling, has chosen the company to […]

Root Helps Petco Build Associate Engagement, Customer Loyalty

Sylvania, Ohio – 12 June 2012 – Root, the strategy execution consulting company, has successfully helped Petco engage company leaders to build customer loyalty and establish market leadership. As competition in the pet specialty retail market […]

Root Named as Finalist in Two 2012 American Business Awards Categories

SYLVANIA, OH –  May 15, 2012 – Root, the strategy execution consulting company, was named a Finalist today in two categories: Executive of the Year and The Human Resources Team of the Year categories in The […]

Root To Present The Art Of Engagement At 2012 Department Of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference

Who Root, the strategy execution consulting company, and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the nation’s premier all-source military intelligence organization. What Rich Berens, President of Root, will conduct a 30 minute plenary on “The Art of […]

Root To Lead Interactive Workshop At Airports Council International’s Economics And Human Capital Conference

Who Root, the strategy execution consulting company, and the Airports Council International – North America, the organization that represents local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and […]

Root To Conduct Interactive Workshop For Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM), San Diego

When Wednesday, March 28, Root to Help Attendees Understand How to Create Strategic Change Through People Who Root, the strategy execution consulting company, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), San Diego, the organization that […]

Root CEO/Author Jim Haudan Presents The Art of Engagement: Inspiring People, Creating Change, And Making A Difference at TEDxBGSU

Sylvania, Ohio – Sept. 13, 2011 – Jim Haudan, author and CEO of Sylvania-based Root, the strategic execution company, is a featured speaker at the upcoming TEDxBGSU single-day conference. The inaugural student-created event takes place Sept. […]