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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 190 | MediaSource - Summary: Lisa Arledge Powell is the President and Co-Founder of MediaSource, an award-winning creative agency that specializes in content-focused public relations, content marketing and national media exposure for major brands. As an industry leader, MediaSource was named the Best HealthCare PR/Marketing Agency by Ragan Communications for four consecutive years. They work with the nation’s top
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Episode 189 | Dueling Axes - Summary: Jess Hellmich is the CMO and Paul Sherry is the COO of Dueling Axes, an axe throwing lounge here in Columbus that is helping to shape the fast-growing industry; both here and with their new location in Las Vegas, opening in 2020. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:48) Small Biz Cares (00:01:22) The SunDown Group
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Episode 188 | The 52 Million Project - Summary: Imran Nuri is the Founder and CEO of The 52 Million Project. Imran is also currently a student at The Ohio State University, and he was the President for BuckeyeThon from March 2019 – March 2019, which raised over $1.7 million dollars for Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The mission of The 52 Million Project is
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Episode 187 | Vistage - Summary: Perry Maughmer is a Chair for Vistage here in Central Ohio. Vistage is an invite-only peer group for CEO’s and Business leaders, which provides a space for people who run their businesses to discuss challenges with their peers. Before Vistage, Perry served in a variety of leadership roles for companies like Alliance Data, Idegy,
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Episode 186 | Casey McCarty – Columbus Idea Foundry - Summary: Casey McCarty is the CEO of the Idea Foundry. Before taking over as CEO a year and a half ago, Casey had served as the COO for 7 years. The Idea Foundry is a community of makers, designed to inspire creativity and help their members bring out new ideas and unleash their passion to
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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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