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"I needed to prepare for the next level of executive leadership. Years of schooling, on-the-job training, and managing management are not enough to succeed in business. Even though I have experimented, taken risks, and have generally been a nice guy, it is still is not good enough. Sometimes it takes an outside third party executive
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"I want to express my appreciation to you both personally and on behalf of the owners of Enginuity. You were instrumental in helping us through a difficult transition. Thank you for your time, talent and genuine interest in Enginuity. Thank you for providing advice and wise counsel to me personally. You have unique talent and
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"I was pleased to work with Todd Ordal for 20 years. He brings order to chaos."
By Todd Ordal|
2018-07-16T17:22:15+00:00 July 16th, 2018|
I’ve been thinking about tariffs as of late. Mostly thinking about them as a blunt instrument. Economics, politics and history would tell us that they are not a very effective way to deal with “inequities”, [...]
By Todd Ordal|
2018-06-25T07:54:48+00:00 June 25th, 2018|
It turns out that erasing $100 billion in market value takes less time and energy than bolting together parts to achieve it initially. It doesn’t take the brightest bulb in the chandelier to see that [...]
By Todd Ordal|
2018-06-18T07:40:33+00:00 June 18th, 2018|
“Having determined your destination, you set sails, motivate rowers, adjust for winds and currents, avoid shoals and rocks, allow for surprises, and expend finite energy efficiently. You control some things, but align yourself with others. [...]
There are books aplenty from the rock stars of the business world, but how many of us can (or should!) lead like Steve, Martha or Jack. This book offers lessons in the form of short stories for the “wonderfully average” CEO trying to grow, improve profits and lead his or her team in the right direction.Download
Sun Tzu said, “Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” Yet as CEOs we are constantly seduced by the noise and don’t take the time to think strategically. Todd Ordal is a former CEO who now helps other CEOs lead better, profit more and sleep soundly! You’ll get a great return from the quick hit, pragmatic lessons in this gem of a book!Download
Organizations are complex things. Getting them to a start of “effectiveness” and executing your strategy to achieve your objectives requires constant tinkering. The BMW in your driveway may run reliably for many miles, but even a small organization has many more “moving parts” than your car and requires frequent tune ups. This book offers some short stories and questions to catalyze your thinking on optimal performance.Download
Effective executives are not nice, they are forceful; ambiguity is a necessity, and faster is often better. These are a few of the lessons you’ll pick up in this brief book of missives on leadership. If you use these stories as a platform to analyze your own leadership behavior and the effectiveness of your organization, it will provide you with a great return on time.Download