Tag: Create Columbus Commission

Futurist Rebecca Ryan

As we navigate change, how can we create actionable plans for the future? Futurist Rebecca Ryan has a few ideas. Based in Madison, Wisconson, her past work in Columbus led to the advent of the city’s young professional initiatives. We discussed the work of a futurist, the tangible things that can be done to improve the social fabric of communities, and if it’s important to be back in the office.

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Test City, USA

Is the Columbus startup scene ready for its closeup? In this episode, independent creator Jay Clouse talks about his documentary film, Test City, USA, which paints a portrait of the Columbus tech scene and the funding that supports it. In addition to the film and the scene at large, we talk about Jay’s path, the importance of diversity, and the blank slate that is Columbus.

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Volunteering with Besa

How do we make the best use of our time and resources to make the biggest impact in our neighborhoods and in our city? I sat down with Matthew Goldstein, Executive Director of Besa, to talk about helping people and businesses give back to their community, innovative, technology-driven approaches to service, the important work being done by non-profits in Columbus, and the ongoing need for all of us to find ways to give back.

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Entrepreneurship with Jay Clouse

Project manager, community builder, and writer Jay Clouse has experienced most stages of an entrepreneurial business in a short time. We sat down to talk about his experience, the similarity between comedy and entrepreneurship, and the importance of asking good questions.

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Create Columbus Commission

This week, we’re talking about young professionals in Columbus. Specifically, the Create Columbus Commission. The group was originally chartered by Mayor Michael B. Coleman ten years ago to provide guidance on how to attract and retain young professionals to Columbus.

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