The latest from Jill Nowacki

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Challenge accepted: Ideas to add strategic planning impact

Fall is coming, bringing with it some of the year’s greatest offerings: Football season. Perfect running weather. Pumpkin-flavored everything. And credit union planning sessions. Last year, I worked alongside ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

It’s not a complaint. It’s advocacy!

People are vocalizing- perhaps more than ever before- a desire to see change. There is strong sentiment that we have been failed by our government, by large corporations, by organized ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Change the product

It’s unlikely that the Broadway play Kinky Boots was written as a business guide, but if you are struggling with questions of relevance, add it to your list of ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Credit unions need you more than you need them

This month marks the end of my thirteenth year with credit unions, and the end of my first year as a CEO. I have been deeply blessed to build a ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

The best advice ever?

Just after being named a first-time CEO, I was in a conversation with one board member who observed that as leaders we all have egos and there are times when ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

What the marathon taught me

At the age of 30, I had earned a graduate degree, mourned the passing of my mother, took on a stable career as a credit union VP, and generally felt ...

- by Jill Nowacki, Humanidei

Maybe I’m not the one for you

Humans want to find their niche. Over a lifetime, people choose partners, careers, locations, and brands that move them closer to the place that truly defines them. This constant evaluation ...