Vision – Mission, Synonyms They Are Not!

STRATEGIC Vision – Mission, Synonyms They Are Not! Gregory A. Kvidera Maplewood, MN With Mark Komen, President Kodyne, Inc. Having been associated with several businesses over the years it still amazes me how many small to medium size organizations do not know...

Why Your Company Needs a Board of Directors

STRATEGIC Why Your Company Needs a Board of Directors Mark Komen Mitch Olson Rochelle Shirk Dean Howard Well-chosen boards, populated with seasoned executives from diverse industries, can bring extensive experience to help guide your ship. Board members can provide...

The Two Critical Roles of the CEO

STRATEGIC The Two Critical Roles of the CEO Mark J. Komen, President Kodyne, Inc. Plymouth, MN Believe it or not, CEOs have only two critical jobs: Create a vision for the business Communicate that vision to staff and customers That doesn’t sound like much to do...

Is Your Company an Asset or an Heirloom?

STRATEGIC Is Your Company an Asset or an Heirloom? Mark J. Komen, President Kodyne, Inc. Plymouth, MN   The current owners of family businesses eventually have to make a decision about the future ownership of the company. Will the business stay in the family? If it...