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5 Key Takeaways from RootsTech 2018


As humans, we are hard-wired for story and the kind of stories we love best are about people we know and love. As I attended RootsTech 2018 this past week I was filled with inspiration, hope and longing. Inspiration to tell people’s stories and my own with more heart. Hope for a bright future that will include the younger generation and encouragement to get to work. And longing for more time to get to work! Speakers like Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York fame, Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International, gold medalist Scott Hamilton, beautiful Mexican songstress Natalia LaFourcade, world-renowned genealogist Henry Louis Gates of Finding Your Roots, plus many more, gave me new ideas and some insights that are too great not to share.

There are five key takeaways I got from RootsTech 2018 that will help all of us to get work on our own stories – family, business or personal: