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Emily Stutzman

Emily Stutzman is the CEO and Co-owner of Happylucky, a full-service creative agency that is female-founded, female-led, and queer-owned. With locations in Portland, New York City, and Los Angeles, Happylucky focuses on creating impactful emotional connections through their work in brand strategy, content creation, and production. Under Emily’s leadership, the agency champions projects that not only reach a broad audience across multiple platforms, but also fosters community engagement through both digital and real-life experiences.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • The founding story of Happylucky
  • How to balance business goals and support sustainability initiatives
  • Emily Stutzman shares how she created a culture of accountability at Happylucky
  • The importance of empowering and motivating employees to stay true to their values
  • Tactical tools to maintain focus on values and culture within a team
  • Emily discusses her TED talk on building humanity in online dating
  • The future of queer representation and leadership
  • Emily‘s advice to entrepreneurs looking to build businesses with a strong social conscience
  • Happylucky’s upcoming projects

In this episode…

In today’s fast-paced world, where digital interactions sometimes threaten to overshadow personal connections, how can leaders maintain a vibrant, value-driven company culture?

According to Emily Stutzman, a visionary leader of a creative agency, fostering genuine relationships and prioritizing human connections are paramount. She highlights the importance of integrating core values into every aspect of business operations, ensuring that every stakeholder feels the impact of their work. Additionally, Emily emphasizes the significance of empathy in leadership, driving both employee satisfaction and client engagement. Together, these insights underscore the transformative power of human-centric approaches in shaping a resilient and thriving organizational culture.

In this episode of WRK & WIN, host Corinne Milien sits down with Emily Stutzman, Co-owner and CEO of Happylucky, to talk about the crucial role of human connections in leadership and business success. They discuss the integration of core values in company culture, the challenges and opportunities presented by digitalization, and effective strategies for maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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