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"Stumbling Up" into Entrepreneurial Success with Madison Utendahl

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15-01-2024 • 50 mins

In our Season 2 opener, Amanda sits down with Madison Utendahl — a Forbes 30 Under 30, Adweek Creative 100, two-time Webby Award recipient, and the founder of her eponymous agency, Utendahl Creative. Madison speaks candidly about her experience with burnout and how she structured her company on the foundation of not burning out her people — a total anomaly in the cut-throat agency space. In this episode we talk about:


  • How to “Stumble Up” in your career through open-minded exploration
  • Madison’s tried and true tips for avoiding and healing burnout
  • Why Madison isn’t afraid to say her company won’t last forever
  • What it means to be “anti-trend” and (why it’s cooler than being on-trend)
  • The exact routine Madison employs to unleash her creativity
  • The best leadership tips for anyone in a managerial role
  • How to find the common thread while celebrating our differences
  • The world-changing impact of vulnerability



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