The latest from Jill Nowacki

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Succession planning *IS* strategic planning

In 2018, I facilitated approximately 20 credit union planning sessions in my role as a League President. I likely learned as much in those planning sessions as I taught others. ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

2022: The year of the soft start

The last Friday before his winter break, I was driving my son to school, peppering him with questions and conversation starters meant to add energy and inspiration to his day ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

All people are different people
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In August 2020, Ted Lasso gave me some unexpected moments of joy. As the title character of the Apple TV comedy series, Jason Sudeikis plays Lasso, an American football coach ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Three steps closer to inclusive hiring

When Humanidei assumed leadership of O’Rourke & Associates— a longtime credit union executive recruiting firm—I asked the recruiting team to ensure there was at least one woman ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Sexual harassment still exists

The recent sexual harassment allegations against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo provide clear examples of how not to be an inclusive leader. His response is demonstrative of a person who—...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Coming to terms with the white moderate

When leaders commit to diversity, equity, and inclusion, they must start with deep self-reflection. It is not uncommon for someone to disavow racism or reject gender discrimination. It is less ...