By Wendi Jenkins
THRIVESJul 01, 2023
Season 2, Episode 6: Bárbara Rivera Holmes - Showing Up
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Season 2, Episode 5: Dr. Scot Lingrell - Developing Others
In Season 2, Episode 5 of the THRIVES Podcast, Wendi chats with Dr. Scot Lingrell - Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs for the USG. They discuss being a student of leadership, seeing every problem as a leadership problem, adapting as a leader, and investing in the development of others.
Season 2, Episode 4: Alexis Vallianatos - Communicating Clearly
Wendi is joined in Season 2, Episode 4 with Alexis Vallianatos a graduating senior at Georgia College and State University. They discuss being a student leader, continuously improving, clearly communicating, balancing roles, and listening to understand.
Season 2, Episode 3: Dr. Stuart Rayfield - Leadership Matters
In this episode Wendi is joined by Dr. Stuart Rayfield. Currently, Stuart is the Vice Chancellor for Leadership and Institutional Development for the University System of Georgia and on July 1, 2023 will become the President of Columbus State University. Stuart talks about being a perpetual student, the need for leaders to be intentional, and how leadership and people matter.
Season 2, Episode 2: Alton Standifer - Keep the main thing, the main thing
Season 2, Episode 1: Chancellor Perdue - Good, Better, Best
The THRIVES Podcast is back for season 2! Wendi is joined in Episode 1 by Chancellor Sonny Perdue. They talk about enabling people to invest in themselves, truth building trust, pushing in the same direction, and going from good, to better, to best.
Episode 12: December Pause - The Power of Reflection
In the final episode of 2022 Wendi talks about the power of reflection and the impact reflection can have on your life. She describes how to start small, stay open, and get still. Additionally, Wendi shares ten questions to help listeners reflect on the last year.
Episode 11: Casey Tanner - Values-Based Leadership
In episode 11 of the THRIVES podcast Wendi is joined by Casey Tanner - Assistant Vice Chancellor, External Affairs. They discuss values-based leadership, building and sustaining relationships, incorporating input from others, and School House Rock.
Show Notes: https://express.adobe.com/page/ji0LJjiP3NvXy/
Episode 10: Tricia Chastain - Staying Connected to the Mission
Wendi is joined in Episode 10 of the THRIVES podcast by Tricia Chastain, Vice President of Administration at Kennesaw State University. They discuss setting the path, surrounding yourself with a good team, listening more than you talk, and staying connected to the mission.
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.
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."
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!