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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 154 | GiftPocket - Summary: Brooke Yoakam is an Upper Arlington High School junior, actively involved in student council, Spanish honors society, and is the captain of her school’s soccer team. Brooke is also the CEO and Founder of GiftPocket, a mobile app designed to help teens easily store, manage, use, and exchange all of their gift cards. When
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Episode 153 | Tego - Summary: Angela Rucci is the CEO and a Co-founder of Tego, a personal safety application that allows someone to send updates to their friends when walking by yourself. Angela thought of the idea after being assaulted while shopping at a local grocery store, and she pitched the idea at the OSU Hack-a-Thon in 2018, where
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Episode 152 | Fortress Real Estate Companies - Summary: Jack Tzagournis, President of Fortress Real Estate Companies, has over 23 years of experience in the real estate industry as Vice President of Development for Continental Real Estate Companies and Vice President of Sales at Dietz Commercial, prior to starting Fortress. He was responsible for site selection and development activities for Giant Eagle’s entry
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Episode 151 | The Wellington School - Summary: Jeff Terwin is the Associate Head of School and Head of the Upper School at the Wellington School. The Wellington School is private Pre K-12 school here in Columbus, with a mission of discovering and cultivating the unique potential in every student. Before Wellington, Jeff spent time working at several other private schools, and
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Episode 150 | Ohio State’s Business Builders Club - Summary: The Ohio State University’s Business Builders Club (BBC) is a group of passionate students who collaborate with the Columbus Community and organizations around the world to foster entrepreneurship. The BBC recruits, educates, and funds talented students at Ohio State, and their members are excited by the challenges and opportunities provided by entrepreneurship. Milestones: (00:00:00)
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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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