47 min

Brown Harris Stevens CEO Bess Freedman on Taking the High Road, Finding Harmony, and the Sacredness of Home Make Yourself at Home

    • Society & Culture

At work, Bess Freedman is the CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, one of the largest and most successful privately held real estate companies in the United States. At home, she’s a mahjong player, someone who reads library books and smiles at her neighbors, and a self-described homebody.  
For this conversation, we’re in Bess’s home in New York City, talking about what home means to her, and how home and success are intertwined. We cover why she hates the phrase killing time, her commitment to standing up for what’s right, how she and her ex-husband have set aside their egos to help their family find harmony, and more. Make Yourself at Home with Bess Freedman.  
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Upcoming guests on Make Yourself at Home include Adrian Grenier (Earth Speed Media, DuContra Ventures), Danielle Canty (Bossbabe), Frédéric Fekkai (FEKKAI), Greg Davidson (Lalo), Kara Goldin (Hint), Kate Torgersen (Milk Stork), Loren Brill (Sweet Loren’s), and more. 

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Make Yourself at Home is presented by Nines, the household management app designed to help you manage your home and everything that comes with it, so you can live with ease. Learn more at ninesliving.com. 

At work, Bess Freedman is the CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, one of the largest and most successful privately held real estate companies in the United States. At home, she’s a mahjong player, someone who reads library books and smiles at her neighbors, and a self-described homebody.  
For this conversation, we’re in Bess’s home in New York City, talking about what home means to her, and how home and success are intertwined. We cover why she hates the phrase killing time, her commitment to standing up for what’s right, how she and her ex-husband have set aside their egos to help their family find harmony, and more. Make Yourself at Home with Bess Freedman.  
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Upcoming guests on Make Yourself at Home include Adrian Grenier (Earth Speed Media, DuContra Ventures), Danielle Canty (Bossbabe), Frédéric Fekkai (FEKKAI), Greg Davidson (Lalo), Kara Goldin (Hint), Kate Torgersen (Milk Stork), Loren Brill (Sweet Loren’s), and more. 

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Make Yourself at Home is presented by Nines, the household management app designed to help you manage your home and everything that comes with it, so you can live with ease. Learn more at ninesliving.com. 

47 min

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