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What is Conquering Columbus?

Conquering Columbus is a brand and podcast connecting you to the people that are having an impact on the growth of our great city. Across all industries, we interview guests who have made a difference and helped put Columbus on the map. We are growing a lot as we learn from them, and now you can too by subscribing on your favorite podcast app, signing up for our email list, and sharing with all of your friends!


Recent Podcasts:

Episode 67 | Columbus Crew SC - Summary: Frankie is a former professional soccer player and current brand ambassador for the Columbus Crew SC. Frankie spent 16-years playing soccer professionally, during which he represented the United States in two World Cups and two Olympics, and competed in two MLS Cup Championships (including the Crew SC’s 2008 MLC Cup victory), just to name
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Episode 66 | Max Effort Muscle, Old School Gym, and the Muscle Beach Trip - Summary: Dustin Myers and Cory Gregory are lifelong friends, fitness gurus, cofounders of Old School Gym (aka the Midwest Mecca, which has featured the likes of several world-class athletes, including Arnold Schwarzenegger), and part of the founding team of Max Effort Muscle . In this episode we talk about the process of building a brand
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Episode 65 | White Castle - Summary: Lisa Ingram is the President, CEO, and Board Member of one of the most iconic hamburger chains in the country, 95-year-old, 4th-generation, and family owned, White Castle. The brand has been affiliated with the likes of Alice Cooper, The Beastie Boys, and Stan Lee, just to name a few, and it’s even been the
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Episode 64 | A Partner for First-generation Entrepreneurs - Summary: As a first generation entrepreneur himself, Randy Gerber knew the challenges of starting his own company, and he knew entrepreneurs needed a partner to help them through the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. In this episode, Randy talks about why he founded Gerber, LLC, and how they are helping first generation entrepreneurs
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Episode 63 | Alex Frommeyer and a 21st century approach to dental hygiene - Summary: Alex Frommeyer is the Founder and CEO of Beam Dental, a Columbus based dental company that employs a unique and state-of-the-art approach to dental coverage. In this episode, Alex takes us through his childhood years, where he initially discovered his passion for building things, his time in college where he built his first company
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Recent Blog Posts:

The meaning of “Live Uncomfortably” - tldr; Live Uncomfortably – Get uncomfortable, push yourself there every day. By doing so you’ll see growth in unimaginable ways. See action plan. Conquering Columbus has adopted the phrase “Live Uncomfortably” after our initial launch, but we haven’t taken the time to explain it’s meaning. Let’s shed some light on these two beautiful words, and
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Why we created Conquering Columbus - Why we Love Columbus Mike here to tell you all why Josh and I love the city of Columbus, and how this podcast got its start. Columbus is an amazing city, and while there are many things that make it extraordinary, one reason stands out to us – The people that call this city home.
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What we learned from James Lawrence - Mike and I got the opportunity to interview James Lawrence, the “Iron-Cowboy”, last night. If you don’t know who James is, click here and give him a read – He’s an amazing individual. I’d give more background on him here but I’m in a hurry writing this and I want to be sure to get out
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