Todd Ordal

Todd Ordal is President of Applied Strategy LLC. Todd helps CEOs achieve better financial results, become more effective leaders and sleep easier at night. He speaks, writes, consults and advises on issues of strategy and leadership. Todd is a former CEO and has led teams as large as 7,000. Follow Todd on Twitter here. You can also find Todd at,  303-527-0417 or

Articles by Todd Ordal

Don’t Dodd-Frank your business
Simple but elegant is the answer

Feeling powerful?
You need to get your butt kicked!

Top 10 habits of effective executives
No. 1: They have an agenda

The definition of business insanity
Condoning what doesn't work

Beyond selling widgets in Widgetville
Product strategy to market strategy

CEOs: Check under the hood
Stop little problems before they get bigger

Leaders who run toward trouble
Their people will follow them anywhere

Too much hay
Get rid of some to find the needle

The certainty trap
Tips for CEO confidence

Clearing out the crud
One man's two-minute fix

Sticking with stacking?
The pros and cons

Top 10 easiest ways to transform your business
If you need to be loved -- adopt a dog

In business, trust—but verify
Own it and know it

Preparing to think fast
It takes some slow, deliberate thought

Taking the dogfight to a higher plane
It's about doing something different

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