Lessons Learned

How to Tell a Good Story

At Root Inc., one of the things we like to do is tell stories. Many times, companies will come to us and say: Hey Root, we have this 100 page PowerPoint deck. Can you make it relevant to our front-line? In most situations, we simply have to turn their PowerPoint into a compelling story. What […]

Lessons Learned

How the Millennial was Created

Yeah, I’m sorry, I’m going to pile onto the ever-growing pile of articles, speeches, thoughts, and theories about the magical creatures known as millennials. I’ll focus on what “created” the millennial as opposed to what characterizes the millennial. For millennials in America, a lot of us are children of 1st generation immigrant families. This means a couple […]

Lessons Learned

What is Collaboration?

“Let’s collaborate.” It’s something that groups from all walks of life say and do. See Figure 1. Figure 1: Examples of collaborators Management consulting firms with their clients Companies with other companies Members of a project team Governments with other governments Rappers with other rappers I’m sure you have collaborated, probably as a member of a project […]