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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
“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
“…Todd Ordal’s book is one of those five percenters! Ordal’s extensive experience as a business leader is very evident in the content of this book. His sense of humor is evident throughout and he demonstrates that he takes his professional leadership seriously while he does not hake himself too seriously. …This book is a must
Dave Kinnear, Executive Leader Coach, Vistage™ Chair
"Todd worked through a difficult time with great results. He accurately assessed the situation and charted the correct course."
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“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