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The what's what...

In this episode, Jeremy has a thought provoking and in-depth conversation about leadership with DJ Menifee. They discuss DJ’s admissions and enrollment management journey from his first leadership opportunity all the way to his current Vice President role. Key takeaways from this episode include: 

6:30 - Things for new leaders to focus on

15:16 - The hardest skill for most leaders to master

15:54 - Differences moving from the Assoc. Director to Director level, and the Director to VP level

26:58 - 1-on-1 meetings with people you manage 

31:57 - The importance of empathy as a leader


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About the Podcast

Jeremy Tiers


Jeremy Tiers

An expert in communication, relationship development, and leadership, Jeremy Tiers has quickly become a recognizable name and speaker in college admission and enrollment management circles. He is the Senior Director of Admissions Services for Tudor Collegiate Strategies and leads their efforts in partnering with colleges and universities across the country. Colleges and Universities rely on Tudor Collegiate Strategies (TCS) to train their admissions staff, help them personalize enrollment communications, and to increase engagement from prospective students and their parents during all stages of the college search process.

DJ Menifee


DJ Menifee

DJ Menifee is the Vice President for Enrollment at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA and leads an admission and student financial service division to support current and prospective students and their families through the admission, financial aid and student accounts process. DJ has 15 years of admission/enrollment experience working with first-year, transfer, international and graduate populations while having served at regional and national liberal arts, a national private comprehensive, and regional public institutions. Outside of his enrollment leadership position, DJ also serves as the Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer for Menifee Duarte Consulting Group and host for the Hues of Leadership podcast. 

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