Robert Roots is a transformation expert, life & business coach, speaker, best-selling author of Prepare for the Wolf, Success Secrets from The Three Little Pigs & Child Support is more than Money.
He is a contributing writer to numerous information products including "Souls of My Brothers" where he penned his insightful piece "Can a Woman Raise a Man?" which also features NY Congressman Gregory Meek, Grammy Artists Howard Hewett and Kenny Lattimore, Hip Hop mogul Bryan Williams, radio personality Lenny Green and the late Isaac Hayes, among other notables.
Robert Roots is founder of INNERSTANDING™ (a life and business transformation program based on the Practices of Awareness, Appreciation, Purpose and Possibilities) & founder of HYPED U™ (a Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Character Development Program for Students- HYPED is an acronym for "Honor Your Purpose Every Day").
Robert Roots has more than 30 years entrepreneurial experience (a business training and coaching firm, marketing & product development consultant, mortgage brokerage business, security & surveillance company, graphics & web design company, life insurance agent, financial planning consultant, book publishing business, real estate investor, freelance writer).
Robert Roots is an adjunct college professor, former New York City Police Officer and Coral Gables, Fl Police Officer, a New York State Certified Police Instructor and Field Training Officer as well as a former actor and international model with more than 15 years consulting, speaking and coaching experience to corporations, academia, nonprofits and private clients in the areas of motivation, sales, marketing, leadership, diversity, product development and accountability.
A proud father of four and a grandfather of two who is committed to youth and student achievement, in 2003, Robert Roots founded an award winning after-school program "Writer's Playhouse" which educated up to 100 students daily at Charles Drew Elementary School in Miami, Florida. As a result of this 5 year partnership with the school until 2009, the school went from a "C" to an "A" during the program's participation.
Raised in a New York City Housing Project with his siblings by their divorced mother who encouraged Robert to see beyond his circumstances and never compromise his character, Robert Roots in on a life mission is to help people develop INNERSTANDING™ - "An Awareness and Appreciation for their Purpose and Possibilities" so they go beyond the obstacles of fear, doubt, procrastination and self-limiting beliefs.