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About the Episode: On this episode, Jeremy sits down with talented Higher Ed leader, Anne Johnson. You’ll hear about:

7:00 - How failing as a 23 year old leader helped Anne develop some great tools

17:46 - The Importance of consistently doing 1-on-1’s, and how to navigate them

22:49 - Embracing vulnerability during 1-on-1’s

26:37 - Something Anne has noticed about doing 1-on-1’s with her younger staff 

32:47 - Giving tough feedback 

About the Show: Jeremy Tiers, a well-known speaker in college admission, enrollment marketing, and leadership circles is your host for Mission Admissions. Join him every other week as he sits down with industry leaders and difference makers from both inside and outside of Higher Ed. You'll walk away with advice, tips and strategies you can apply in your day-to-day life.

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About the Podcast

Jeremy Tiers


Jeremy Tiers

Over the past 10 years Jeremy Tiers has helped thousands of higher ed admissions and enrollment marketing professionals improve their communication, personal and organizational performance, and develop into effective leaders regardless of their title. As the Senior Director of Admissions Services for Tudor Collegiate Strategies (TCS), Jeremy leads a division that helps colleges and universities connect, engage, build personal relationships, and communicate value to prospective students, and their parents, throughout the college search. Jeremy is an experienced speaker who leads dozens of training workshops each year and has keynoted numerous ACAC Conferences. He has also spoken multiple times at the NACAC National Conference, has been a presenter at well-known marketing conferences like eduWeb Digital Summit, the AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education, and HighEdWeb, and is the editor of a well-known, weekly college admissions and marketing email newsletter/blog.

Anne Johnson


Anne Johnson

Anne Johnson, an Alabama native, found a career in higher education after moving to Fargo, ND in 2013. As a first-generation college student, her educational journey was non-traditional, and she found purpose in supporting students and leading a team. She has spent the last ten years serving in various leadership roles in college admission and has spent the last several years overseeing recruitment staff as the Associate Director of Admission at North Dakota State University.

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