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"Just wanted to send along a note of thanks for the great common-sense in your strategy chapter of Cow Chip. I always reboot with Rumelt (Good Strategy/Bad Strategy), Welch, Lafley, and a few others. Yours is in the rotation and I appreciate it for its pragmatism!”
Art PettyAuthor, Consultant, Software ExecutiveJuly 6, 2017
“…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™ ChairMarch 21, 2016
You have added great value to our strategy process and outcome. I specifically appreciate your ability and willingness to challenge us and to ask the hard questions. And by the way, I really like the output and I’m ready to move forward with confidence.
Robert McGrewPresident and CEO, T.D. WilliamsonJuly 17, 2015
"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
Chad FletcherCEO and Founder, Enginuity, Inc.December 30, 2014
By Todd Ordal|
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“You’re betraying your whole life if you don’t say what you think — and you don’t say it honestly and bluntly.” —Charles Krauthammer, American political columnist Not everyone is as articulate as Krauthammer. Saying what [...]
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