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

Cleaning house
Don't take cultural change lightly

Measuring success
Can't get there if nobody else knows where you're going

Courageous vs. heroic leaders
There's a huge difference

Top six rules for dealing with uncertainty
No. 1: Don't take it lying down

Band of Brothers…
...or South Park kids?

Prepare for bends in the road
But know you can't predict everything

Driving without your headlights
The faster you move, the brighter they have to be

The power of friction
You've got to optimize it

Beyond the entrepreneur: Building business intelligence
You've got a license to learn

The rate of change balance
Moving forward for success

Profiting from play
Fun is a crucial part of business

The beauty of a routine
Get it on the calendar

Making pigs fly
Is the problem your strategy, execution or both?

If you have a strategy – tell me what it is!
Where will you compete, and why will you win?

What the heck are you talking about?
Top four language barriers

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