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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 158 | book+street - Summary: Michelle Murcia is the Founder and CEO of book+street — Specializing in private, venture-backed and pre-IPO companies, Book+Street provides comprehensive finance and administration services that make it easy for start-ups to start off right, right from the start. Book+Street is your outsourced finance and administration team, with fractional CFO, controllership, bookkeeping, talent acquisition and
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Episode 157 | Breakthrough Sales Performance, LLC - Summary: Mark Sellers is the founder and CEO of Breakthrough Sales Performance, LLC – a sales consulting firm headquartered here in Columbus, OH. Mark has helped over 120 sales teams around the world implement his proprietary “buying journey,” sales funnel model, the BuyCycle Funnel. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:44) Small Biz Cares (00:01:19) The SunDown
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Episode 156 | Brittany & Co. Consulting - Summary: Brittany Dixon is the Founder and Director of Operations at Brittany and Co., a consulting firm with a focus on systems, efficiency, and automation for startups and entrepreneurs. She helps them free up their time so that they can focus on big goals and sustain long term growth. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:43) Small
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Episode 155 | The School Performance Institute - Summary: The School Performance Institute (SPI) launched as the learning and improvement arm of the Columbus non-profit United Schools Network (USN) on July 1, 2017, with start-up grant funding support from the W.G. and Patricia M. Jurgensen Fund of The Columbus Foundation, The Columbus Foundation, and the AEP Foundation. SPI’s core purpose is to seek
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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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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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