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“Working with Todd has been a positive experience for me and my leadership team. Todd has served as a sounding board on strategy, particularly focussing on leadership dynamics. Helping us move to a higher level of individual awareness and team dynamics resulting in a higher level of accountability which is translating into measurable behaviors and
P.A. LarkinsCEO, Square Two Financial
My absolute favorite Chapter among the ten offered (and each even provides you with an actual read time) is entitled: “Don’t Bring A Knife To A Gun Fight – The Leader’s Toolkit.” My absolute favorite prescription is a list of 15 of the best questions you can use on a frequent basis and this one
"I was pleased to work with Todd Ordal for 20 years. He brings order to chaos."
Paul Orfalea Founder, Kinko’s
"…you are a great coach and advisor. This was the best strategy session that we have ever done."
Stephen AdeleFounder and CEO, iSatori Technologies
By Todd Ordal|
2018-03-12T15:37:16+00:00 March 12th, 2018|
Several times in my coaching sessions, I’ve asked CEOs to rate themselves on a 10-point scale on numerous factors, including fun, and they froze. “OK, call it happiness if you’d like,” I prompted. Still no [...]
By Todd Ordal|
2018-03-05T08:05:00+00:00 March 5th, 2018|
“One of our most dysfunctional beliefs is our contempt for simplicity and structure.” —Marshall Goldsmith Why can Warren Buffett repeatedly make successful multibillion dollar investments with little due diligence and a corporate staff the size [...]
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