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    Every so often, you meet someone who makes you go, "Dang, she's got her act together!" — and then immediately start to re-evaluate your priorities, productivity levels, and maybe even your choice of career. Karen Zuckerman, the founder and president of Rockville-based integrated creative agency HZDG, is just one of those gals. She launched the company over 20 years ago from her basement and is a veritable force of nature, overseeing marketing and social media campaigns for the likes of the Washington Redskins, Maidenform, Brooks Brothers, and Volkswagen.

    Even better? She's a savvy, enthusiastic, relatable boss who has created a work environment filled with color, energy, and some seriously talented creative types. Truthfully, if you thought your cubicle sucked already, you'll be pretty jealous of the place these folks call home from 9-to-5 (they even have an official office band).

    Ahead, you'll get a private tour of one of the coolest offices we've ever visited, and words of wisdom from Zuckerman and her employees about style, running a small business, and how to be truly successful. Click through to see genius burn.

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