Human-first Leadership in a Remote Era | Margaret Murphy, CEO of Bold Orange | Power Lounge S1E11

How to lead and build culture while the world is becoming increasingly virtual.


Join us for a fun and insightful conversation with the Founder and CEO of Bold Orange Company, Margaret Murphy. Bold Orange is a customer experience company. Modern CRM, loyalty and digital experiences are their medium. 

They believe authentic human connections are the single most important driver of business and societal progress. 

Learn how this philosophy has carried their company, clients, and culture through the last two years as work has become increasingly remote. 

You'll also takeaway: 

  • Why leadership is an 'art'.
  • And, why management is a 'job'. 
  • Understand why you learn the most when life gets hard. 
  • Why the little things matter, a lot. 


Margaret Murphy believes fostering authentic human connections is the single most important driver of business and societal progress. She is the founder and CEO of Bold Orange Company (BOCO), a leading customer experience agency focused on modernizing the way brands connect with their customers. 

In 2021 Bold Orange was named a ”Best Place To Work” both nationally by Inc. Magazine and locally by MPLS ST PAUL Business Journal. Forrester has also named BOCO an agency to watch due to the measurable impact they are delivering for their clients. 

Prior to Bold Orange, Margaret was president and COO of Olson, Minneapolis’ largest marketing agency. There, she quadrupled the company’s revenue, greatly expanded its capabilities, and significantly diversified its employee base.

Named a “Woman to Watch” and a winner of the “Top 40 Under Forty,” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, her strength is in building cultures that foster empowerment, inspiration, growth, and scale.

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