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Leaders are People, Too

Leaders are People, Too -- People look to leaders for clarity and strength in good times and in bad times. But during a crisis, leaders are also called upon to show emotion and demonstrate humility. Basically, to be human. We can acknowledge that the crisis is a...

Leading During a Crisis

Leading During Crisis  Our behavior during times of crisis, is the true test of a leader -- especially widespread and prolonged external crises that are out of our control.   We are all being overwhelmed right now with information and reading materials on COVID-19 and...

My Leadership Toolbox

My Leadership Toolbox  So...I was asked recently to describe my leadership style.  That seems like such a simple question, but in truth -- I have several leadership styles.  And, during the turnaround, I had to pull them out of my leadership “toolbox” as needed for...

Toni Pergolin Interview with Small Business Advocate

Toni Pergolin joins Jim Blasingame to debunk the myth of non-profits by declaring that without a profit margin, a non-profit can't deliver its mission, plus leadership styles that are conducive to successful non-profit operation. [button...

Why I wrote the book?

Toni Pergolin, Author(Hmmm…how did that happen?) I was introduced recently as an author, and it took me by surprise. It was never something I aspired to. In fact, I’m a numbers person, numbers speak to me…not words! But I had a lot of good information to share. And,...

The Power of Passion

The Power of Passion I hate to admit it, but I didn’t know much of anything about Bancroft when I agreed to take the CFO position there 15 years ago. What little I did know was that the organization was in financial peril and that as CFO it would be my job to either...

Nonprofit Leadership Isn’t For Everyone

Nonprofit Leadership Isn't for Everyone Too Important to Fail shares a real life story of the internal operations of a large nonprofit on the edge of bankruptcy. It outlines challenge after challenge that we had to overcome at Bancroft to move forward day by day, and...
Leaders are People, Too

Leaders are People, Too

Leaders are People, Too -- People look to leaders for clarity and strength in good times and in bad times. But during a crisis, leaders are also called upon to show emotion and demonstrate humility. Basically, to be human. We can acknowledge that the crisis is a...

Leading During a Crisis

Leading During a Crisis

Leading During Crisis  Our behavior during times of crisis, is the true test of a leader -- especially widespread and prolonged external crises that are out of our control.   We are all being overwhelmed right now with information and reading materials on COVID-19 and...

My Leadership Toolbox

My Leadership Toolbox

My Leadership Toolbox  So...I was asked recently to describe my leadership style.  That seems like such a simple question, but in truth -- I have several leadership styles.  And, during the turnaround, I had to pull them out of my leadership “toolbox” as needed for...

Toni Pergolin Interview with Small Business Advocate

Toni Pergolin joins Jim Blasingame to debunk the myth of non-profits by declaring that without a profit margin, a non-profit can't deliver its mission, plus leadership styles that are conducive to successful non-profit operation. [button...

Why I wrote the book?

Why I wrote the book?

Toni Pergolin, Author(Hmmm…how did that happen?) I was introduced recently as an author, and it took me by surprise. It was never something I aspired to. In fact, I’m a numbers person, numbers speak to me…not words! But I had a lot of good information to share. And,...

The Power of Passion

The Power of Passion

The Power of Passion I hate to admit it, but I didn’t know much of anything about Bancroft when I agreed to take the CFO position there 15 years ago. What little I did know was that the organization was in financial peril and that as CFO it would be my job to either...

Nonprofit Leadership Isn’t For Everyone

Nonprofit Leadership Isn’t For Everyone

Nonprofit Leadership Isn't for Everyone Too Important to Fail shares a real life story of the internal operations of a large nonprofit on the edge of bankruptcy. It outlines challenge after challenge that we had to overcome at Bancroft to move forward day by day, and...

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