With a focus on “average is just not that interesting” and “what you put into business and life you get out”, Lisa Stein and Pam Springer are two of the most elite entrepreneurs in the city of Columbus, and they’ve recently combined their talents to build & grow Oris Intelligence, LLC. In this episode we start by covering the backgrounds & career paths of Lisa and Pam, then we dive into the Picasso vs Cezanne philosophy, the advantages of building a company from inside of another company, and finish by talking about the growth, development, and future of their current venture, Oris Intelligence, LLC!
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(00:02:20) Conquering Columbus Intro Music
(00:03:22) Intro to Lisa Stein & Pam Springer
(00:04:22) A day in the life (Pam)
(00:05:03) A day in the life (Lisa)
(00:07:00) Background & path to becoming an entrepreneur (Lisa)
(00:08:19) Background & path to becoming an entrepreneur (Pam)
(00:11:18) How long have you been in Columbus? (Lisa)
(00:12:14) How long have you been in Columbus? (Pam)
(00:13:15) Boston, MA vs Columbus, OH
(00:17:30) College background & path to starting first company (Lisa)
(00:24:25) College background & path to starting first company (Pam)
(00:28:42) Removing friction in the sales pipeline (Pam)
(00:32:00) The thrills of being a serial entrepreneur
(00:33:30) The Picasso vs Cezanne philosophy
(00:38:00) Success through ridiculous levels of responsibility
(00:47:25) Oris Intelligence – The beginning (Lisa)
(00:51:00) Oris Intelligence – Becoming it’s own company (Pam)
(00:54:50) Competitors to Oris Intel
(00:55:30) The advantage of a company that starts as an internal tool
(00:58:30) The validation came when everyone who had it for free immediately started paying for it once we turned it into a product
(01:01:00) The competitor slipped up, and we called it luck
(01:02:20) Having TOO MUCH money, it’s not always good. For Pam and Lisa, at least. Not so much for Conquering Columbus.
(01:05:08) Live Uncomfortably (Pam)
(01:06:30) Live Uncomfortably (Lisa)
(01:11:25) Evaluating the “21st century pressure to be an entrepreneur”
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(01:21:00) Conquering Columbus Outro Music