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"…you are a great coach and advisor. This was the best strategy session that we have ever done."
Stephen AdeleFounder and CEO, iSatori Technologies
"Todd worked through a difficult time with great results. He accurately assessed the situation and charted the correct course."
Mark DormanPrincipal, Endeavor Capital
"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
Kenneth BlackPresident, E Source
“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
By Todd Ordal|
2018-01-16T08:02:42+00:00 January 15th, 2018|
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal highlighted the different yet intertwined paths of Xerox and Fujifilm. Xerox, once one of the world’s most admired companies, now has a market value that is less [...]
By Todd Ordal|
2018-01-09T07:20:06+00:00 January 8th, 2018|
A recent article in Inc. magazine (“Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science”) highlights the challenge of collaboration. The gist of it is that if you want creative ideas, don’t have people collaborate, let them come [...]
By Todd Ordal|
2018-01-02T07:09:27+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|
Whether it’s your inside or outside voice, what you say to yourself and others deserves considerable thought. As someone who occasionally opens his mouth before it’s connected to his brain, I can vouch for the [...]
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