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Todd Ordal Testimonials

Below are some testimonials written and provided by my clients.  I would welcome the opportunity to impact your business in such a way that you would want to add to this list.

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...

P.A. Larkins

CEO, Square Two Financial
Todd asks a lot of great questions to help me come up with solutions to move my business ahead. I have had great results in my business because we are now focused on the right things. I would recommend any CEO or business owner who...

David L. Turner

President/Owner Information Systems Integrators, Inc.
"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...

Kenneth Black

President, E Source
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...

Patrick McKenna

Great job on the book. I love the way you write and tell stories so relevant and colorfully humorous at times. I especially like the tips in each chapter for how to be a more productive CEO. This is one of the few books, I'll keep on my...

Stephen Adele

CEO, iSatori Technologies
Todd worked through a difficult time with great results. He accurately assessed the situation and charted the correct...

Mark Dorman

Managing Partner, Endeavor Capital
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....

Chad Fletcher

CEO and Founder, Enginuity, Inc.
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...

Art Petty

Author, Consultant, Software Executive
Todd has a unique ability to see the core of every issue. His guidance and advice helped me see each situation in a larger context instead of analyzing smaller details. He is very direct and honest and offers constructive criticism in a...

Elena Nikitina

Vice President Marketing
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...

Dave Kinnear

Executive Leader Coach, Vistage™ Chair
Todd, I have pointed several people toward your book several times and I have used it to pull out some great exercises, but today is the first time I read it start to finish- I absolutely love it! This is so good and so solid............a...

Sam Reese

Chief Executive Officer, Vistage International
Recently, our organization engaged Todd to help with the dynamics of our Senior Leadership Team.  We had a high functioning team, that wasn’t incredibly focused on “us” as a team, but rather on our own respective teams.  As a...

Kristin Thielking

Senior Vice President, Square Two Financial
Good coaches come and go, and so do bad coaches. There are probably more mediocre coaches now than ever before. I believe Todd to be among the best. I have personally used Todd as a coach, and the result was a series of tough but...

Blaise R. Simqu

President & CEO, SAGE Publications, Inc.
I have known Todd Ordal for over 28 years. We have worked together as peers and now Todd consults with me regarding my six home health care (non-Medicare) related businesses in southeast Florida. Todd’s advice and guidance has been...

A. George Cann, Owner

Alternative Home Health Care
You are a great coach and advisor. This was the best strategy session that we have ever...

Stephen Adele

Founder and CEO, iSatori Technologies
I was pleased to work with Todd Ordal for 20 years. He brings order to...

Paul Orfalea

Founder, Kinko’s
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...

Robert McGrew

President and CEO, T.D. Williamson
I read the book and found it to be perhaps the best book of its kind ( in that ‘Good to Great’ category of motivational and educational leadership books).  Here’s why.  I actually am using many of the suggestions you made in the...

Randy Strauss

Founder, Managing Partner—Straussgroup, Inc.
Todd provided advisory to both individual executives and our executive team to help us adjust to a much larger enterprise following a significant acquisition. In a relatively short period of time he was able to facilitate us to operate...

Dave Keyte, Chairman and CEO

Caerus Oil and Gas
In this world, you rarely get the opportunity to see yourself through the eyes of others; Todd began our engagement allowing me to do just that.  Todd has enabled me to heighten my self-awareness as I relate to my peers, direct reports...

Jeter Thomas

CFO, Caerus Oil and Gas