Jamey Rootes Achieves #1 International Bestseller With His First Book
The Winning Game Plan:
A Proven Leadership Playbook for Continuous Business Success
Debut author Jamey Rootes joined the ranks of bestselling authors on Amazon with his new book, The Winning Game Plan: A Proven Leadership Playbook for Continuous Business Success, which was released Tuesday, November 10, 2020, by Amazon.com – the nation’s #1 place to buy books.
On the day of the release, his book started its upward movement towards bestseller status on Amazon and it reached #1 International Bestseller in ten categories in three countries–the U.S. Canada, and Australia.
Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes shares the principles and ideology that have made the Texans one of the most valuable professional sports franchises in the NFL and globally. Every new leadership opportunity is a chance to grow as a leader and as a human being. In The Winning Game Plan, Rootes outlines a world-class approach to leading a business, any business, to exceptional and sustained success. These are the same principles he and his team have implemented for more than twenty years.
Through trial, error, and adjustment, these guiding principles will help readers deliver breakthrough financial results, a rewarding workplace experience for their team, tremendous customer loyalty, and a reputation as a committed caretaker for their community. Insights include:
✓ Are You a Manager or a Leader?
✓ Get the Right People on Your Team
✓ Build a Winning Culture
✓ A Winning Playbook for Handling Adversity and Success
✓ Create Raving Fans
✓ Play to Win!
Anita Henderson, The Author’s Midwife, was pleased to have guided and coached Rootes through planning and content development to achieve a winning manuscript. Our team at Write Your Life also provided copy editing and project management guidance for the book project.
Whether leading a new company or department, starting an enterprise, or flexing leadership muscles, following the guidelines in this playbook equip readers with a reliable set of resources to meet each challenge head-on.
About the Author
Jamey Rootes has been one of Houston’s leading executives for more than two decades. He currently serves as President of the Houston Texans and is responsible for all business functions of the club. Under his leadership, the Texans have consistently been recognized as one of the most valuable professional sports franchises both in the NFL and globally.
During Rootes’ tenure, the Texans have earned many distinctions, including numerous “Crystal Awards” and most recently two American Business Awards for marketing excellence. Following the 2019 NFL season, the Texans extended their sellout game streak to 185 consecutive home games – a Houston NFL record.
He also serves as President of Lone Star Sports & Entertainment (LSSE), a sports management agency associated with the Texans. LSSE has been a catalyst for some of Houston’s most significant sporting events, including an annual college football bowl game and numerous international soccer matches.
In 2019, Rootes was selected as one of Houston Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs. Earlier this year, Rootes was recognized as the 2020 Steinberg/DeNicola NFL Humanitarian of the Year.
He also oversees the activities of the Houston Texans Foundation, whose mission is to be “Champions for Youth,” which has donated more than $35 million. Recently, Rootes co-chaired the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund, which has raised over $17 million to support the most vulnerable individuals and families affected by the pandemic in the Houston community.
Prior to joining the Texans, Rootes helped to launch Major League Soccer as the president and general manager of the Columbus Crew.
Rootes graduated Cum Laude from Clemson University’s Calhoun Honors College. While earning a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with honors at Indiana University, he served as an assistant soccer coach for the Hoosiers. Rootes previously held positions at IBM and Procter & Gamble.
He resides in Houston with his wife, Melissa, and their children, Chris and Caroline.
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