Ethical Dilemma of Business man
November 30, 2021 App Interview

Roger talked about difficulty in hiring and firing the people with exsiting relationship.

Alan Hassenfeld and G. Miller

Alan G. Hassenfeld [no age given] talks with his biographer, G. Wayne Miller (65), about Hasbro, its history as a family business, and his work today.

Lee Byrd, Susannah Byrd, and John Byrd

Lee Byrd (77) and her children Susannah “Susie” Byrd (51) and John Byrd (49) share memories and discuss the legacy of their family business, Cinco Puntos Press.

Marilyn Dubasak and Joe Gramc

One Small Step conversation partners Marilyn Dubasek (69) and Joe Gramc (37) talk about their political beliefs, families and division in the country.

Jerome Novey and Shannon Novey

Jerome Novey (76) shares a conversation with his daughter, Shannon Novey [no age given], about his decision to pursue a career as a lawyer instead of joining the family business.

Paul Serrano, Sara Clark Serrano, and Paul Serrano

Paul Serrano, Jr. (31) interviews his parents Paul Serrano, Sr. [no age given] and Sara Clark Serrano [no age given] about their upbringings, their business at the Grand Central Market, and their aspirations.

1971 – Loren & Veneta Lesher

Loren and Veneta Lesher have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from each year of their lives together. This recording covers the year 1971.

Dean Zaidan and Kate Zaidon

Dean Zaidan (61) talks with his daughter, Kate Zaidan (36), about the drive and risks he took to open his store, Dean's Mediterranean Imports, which Kate now runs. Dean tells Kate about his path that led him from Lebanon to...

John Graham and Rhonda Van Pelt

Friends and colleagues John Graham (70) and Rhonda Van Pelt (65) talk about the role and importance of small-town newspapers and discuss how small-town newspapers have changed over time.

Barbara J. Bird and Mark C Bird

Mother and son Barbara J. Bird (82) and Mark C Bird (62) share a conversation about Barbara's memories from growing up, her family, and her schooling.

Danny Mack and Bill Hansen

One Small Step partners Danny Mack (57) and Bill Hansen (69) talk about the complexities of law enforcement and policing, their mutual support of labor unions, the challenges faced by immigrants and refugees, and how money has affected politics.

Allen Woodall and Kaitlynn Griffith

Kaitlynn Ward Griffith (35) sits down with her grandfather, Allen Woodall Jr. (87), to discuss the lessons he has learned throughout his life, his passion for preserving history through museum curation, and each of their future hopes for the museums...

Anna Wasden and Joan Hunter Christensen

Anna Wasden (58) sits down with her mother, Joan Hunter Christensen (86), to ask about her family's turf accounting business, what it was like growing up in Distington, England during World War II, and the family traditions that differ from...

Dorothy Godinez and Isabella Cordova

Dorothy Godinez (79) talks to her granddaughter Isabella Cordova (19), about how the family business started, the community it has created and remembers her late husband.

Kristan Fjeldsted and Mark Fjeldsted

Siblings Kristan Fjeldsted (64) and Mark Fjeldsted (53) discuss their family business and the hurdles it has overcome through the years.


If one man's trash is another one's treasure, Donna grew up in a very rich family. Donna Mehalak describes growing up in the heyday of boardinghouses and bungalows of West Saugerties. She discusses her family's trucking and trash hauling business,...

Alexander Hall and Sarah Cain

Alexander "Alex" Hall (75) shares memories of growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his daughter, Sarah Cain (45).

“The whole Richmond community came together to save it!” -Roger, Theresa and Natalie share stories of their family and Richmond

In this interview, Natalie (Ripperger), Roger and Theresa Richert talk with Alison about starting in business early, how they managed to revitalize the Depot District with the help of the community, stories of local accomplishments, and why their family business...

Susan Kraft and Michael Kraft

Susan Kraft (59) and her brother, Michael Kraft (62), share a conversation about their family history, their parents' relationship, and the love with which they were raised.

1973 – Loren & Veneta Lesher

Loren (age 94) and Veneta (age 90) have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from their lives together. This recording covers the year 1973.

1975 – Loren & Veneta Lesher

Loren (age 94) and Veneta (age 90) have been married over 70 years. They are sharing stories from each year of their marriage. This recording covers the year 1975.

Enid Roberts MD and Alexis Roberts McMillan

Sisters Alexis Roberts McMillan [no age given] and Enid Roberts MD [no age given] talk about how growing up alongside Florida A&M University’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, as well as with their family’s pharmacy, Economy Drug Store, impacted...

Lori Chan Luna and Lanny Chan

Lori Chan Luna (68) and her brother Lanny Chan (70) talk about their Chinese-American upbringing, how their mother was a "Renaissance Woman," and reminisce about their family home in Visalia which was lovingly dubbed "The House of Chan" and was...