Editor’s Note: This is an installment in the series called Faculty Spotlight. The series spotlights faculty around the David Eccles School of Business.

Georgi RauschGeorgi Rausch is an Assistant Professor/Lecturer in the Department of Management. Rausch has an amazing attitude with an enthusiastic energy for teaching and inspiring students to pursue anything they want to do in life. She graduated with a double major in Communication & English (BA) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a masters degree from the University of Montana in Communication Studies, and received her Ph.D. here at the University of Utah in 2012.

Eccles School: What/who inspires you?

Rausch: My students inspire me. I am really impressed with the work they produce. They all work really hard. My colleagues in the Management department also really influence me.

Eccles School: How do you keep yourself goal-focused and goal-oriented?

Rausch: I choose goals that I am excited about that aligned with my personal values in life. I used to be freaked out about goals, but figured out it is not inspiring. You need to find the pas