Episode 21

Turning High Potentials Into Leaders

Jeff Nemens

Brought to you by your hosts:

Hannah Brenner
L&D Specialist
Derek Smith
L&D Specialist
With special guest:
Jeff Nemens | Management and Leadership Consultant
Jeff Nemens is an experienced independent business consultant who specializes in developing managers and leaders. Mr. Nemens has found success in a variety of roles, including higher education, management, and as a consultant. He works with BizLibrary managers in this capacity to help develop our leadership and management teams.


In this episode, we are joined by Mr. Jeff Nemens, an independent leadership consultant, who talks to us about his approach to management and leadership development. Jeff helps us understand the difference between being a leader and being a manager, balancing culture with KPIs, and how managers can empower employees while keeping them accountable. Here are three takeaways from this week’s episode:

  • It’s important for managers to be consistent and manage the shades of grey
  • Reinforce and follow up to ensure application
  • Teach managers to identify their own skill gaps