Family History

  • In a family-run business it’s important to realize we are the shepherds for this moment in time, of this piece of our family history. Niki Russ Federman, Co-Owner, Russ & Daughters
  • Make sure your mom can follow the instructions; no matter what you are presenting, don’t use jargon, you won’t seem smarter. Leslie Koch, President & CEO, Trust for Governor’s Island
  • Appreciate your own personal history, and don’t allow yourself to be disempowered by the difficulties you or your family may have faced. Uyen Tieu, Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Rumble
  • Don’t see yourself as a victim of circumstance or upbringing – look around you and see what you now have. Uyen Tieu, Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Rumble