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THRIVES

THRIVES

By Wendi Jenkins
If you are working on becoming more talented, healthy, reputable, innovative, vision-minded, engaged or service-oriented, you are in the right place. Those words spell out THRIVES and each week will talk to a guest about how they are thriving in the University System of Georgia.
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Episode 9: Mike Coverson - Here for you
In episode 9 of the THRIVES podcast Wendi is joined by Assistant Vice Chancellor for Safety and Security & Chief of Police Mike Coverson. They talk about putting out fires, listening to different perspectives, being humble, and nourishing different aspects of your life.
28:04
September 23, 2022
Episode 8: Dr. Georj Lewis - If you can't serve, you can't lead
Wendi is joined in episode 8 with Dr. Georj Lewis, President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College. Dr. Lewis talks about focusing on what's important, being intentional, bringing your brilliance, and how "if you can't serve, you can't lead."
36:37
August 08, 2022
Episode 7: Susan Norton - Finding Your Own Joy
In this episode of the THRIVES Podcast Wendi is joined by Susan Norton,  former CHRO at Augusta University. They chat about supporting the institution’s mission, tending relationships, managing expectations and change, and finding your own joy. Show Notes - https://express.adobe.com/page/ji0LJjiP3NvXy
39:03
July 01, 2022
Episode 6: Shanice McLeish - Good Change
In this episode of the THRIVES Podcast we talk to Ms. Shanice McLeish, Executive Assistant for Strategy and Fiscal Affairs, about growing as a leader, lifelong learning, good change, and evolving through growth and giving back.
22:53
June 01, 2022
Episode 5: Pat Herndon - Optimizing Options for Everyone
In this episode Pat Herndon, former Assistant State Librarian and Director of Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, talks about optimizing options for everyone, putting the right player in the right position, and just doing it!
28:52
May 02, 2022
Episode 4: Dr. John Fuchko, III - Setting the Table
In this episode Dr. John Fuchko, III, the Vice Chancellor for Organizational Effectiveness at the USG talks about what it means to swim in lots of lanes (but be you), set the table, break glass balls, and think about your influence as a leader. 
47:48
March 29, 2022
Episode 3: Topical Touch Base - August Fresh Start
Episode 3 is a touch base on the topic of fresh starts. August is often a great time to press the reset button on your goals. Some even refer to August as the “New January.” Join your host Wendi Jenkins as she walks through some practical ways to make the most of this time of year.
07:50
August 17, 2021
Episode 2: Meagan Corcoran - Connecting to Our Why
We have a very special guest on today’s episode. One who will take us back to the why of the work we do. We are talking to a former student in the USG.
11:57
August 09, 2021
Episode 1: Former Chancellor Steve W. Wrigley - Keep It Simple
Chancellor Steve W. Wrigley shares his insights on the past 36 years of service to the state of Georgia. You will hear his simple yet incredibly impactful approach to leadership. You will also hear the really fun way he is thriving these days! 
40:14
August 02, 2021
USO THRIVES Introduction
If you are working on becoming more talented, healthy, reputable, innovative, vision-minded, engaged or service-oriented, you are in the right place. Those words spell out THRIVES and each week we will talk to a guest about how they are thriving in the University System of Georgia.
03:01
May 07, 2021