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June 13, 2024

Listening is The BEST SKILL You Can Develop As a Leader

Here’s how to level up your listening skills and become a better leader. Have you ever stopped in the middle of a conversation and thought, wait a minute, this person isn’t even listening? It’s a frustrating feeling. The reality is that most of the time, people really aren’t listening. Despite what you may think, it’s not enough to just sit back and let noise flow into your ears.  The art of listening lies in two things: So what does this […]

June 3, 2024

Top 5 Corporate Events 2024

Visit the original article here. From networking with industry leaders to learning from top innovators, these are the can’t-miss events for this year. Connecting with others is the best way to grow as a professional. Most of the world’s top companies understand this—and put on yearly conferences to bring their organization, network, and industry together. Among these, some organizations take it to a whole other level. Featuring life-changing breakouts and late-night networking parties, here are the top corporate events we can’t […]

May 30, 2024

Benjamin Franklin Quotes on Leadership

Ben Franklin had much to say about leadership…

Inventor, politician, writer… Benjamin Franklin wore a lot of hats in his life (in addition to being the guy on the $100 bill). But in everything he did, he was a leader — and his quotes on the topic can benefit every aspect of our lives.  Cydcor Chairman and former CEO Gary Polson has learned a lot from this legendary founding father. In this blog, he shares 5 leadership lessons from “The First American.” Five Leadership Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

May 23, 2024

Sales Leadership + Winning Mindset with Vera Quinn, CEO of Cydcor

Since joining Cydcor more than 20 years ago, Vera Quinn has been a driving force behind the company’s success. Vera was named President in 2015, and in 2016, Cydcor achieved a record year in revenue. Vera is primarily accountable for cultivating strong client relationships and ensuring sustained revenue growth. She heads Cydcor’s retail, residential, and business-to-business divisions and is responsible for broadening Cydcor’s reach through strategic business development and new client acquisition. Vera oversees campaign management, field management, and a […]

In Conversation With…Vera Quinn CEO and President of Cydcor

In the episode we explore leadership and the current challenges which is faced by many of the leaders around the world. Vera’s approach to leadership is truly inspiring and her story is one which we can all learn a lot from. There is so much value in this episode, and the discussion which we had is another which I am very proud to bring you, there is definitely some nuggets of wisdom within this episode for every leader to take […]

May 10, 2024

Cydcor’s Spotlight on Three Kick Ass Entrepreneurs

Celebrating three innovative game-changers.  Here at Cydcor, we foster and celebrate a community of entrepreneurial ass kickers, while priding ourselves on being unmatched in our drive to help emerging companies achieve their goals. And while our expertise is what we believe sets us apart from the rest, this article shifts the focus to industry giants who are now changing the lives of others. It’s easy for titans such as the three people below to celebrate their global success and ride […]

April 23, 2024

HERE IT IS: The ONLY Business Model That Works

Here’s what happens when entrepreneurs put serving others at the heart of their business. What could this mean for your entrepreneurial journey? We’re living in the golden age of entrepreneurship.  In 2023, nearly 5.5 million new businesses were started in the United States—the most ever in a single year. As more entrepreneurs bring new products, services, and brands to market, we can only expect that number to keep rising. But 70% of startups fail within their first 5 years—a testament […]

April 5, 2024

CEO Vera Quinn on How to Serve Clients Across Multiple Sales Channels

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Visit the original article here. Cydcor, a leader in outsourced sales, has touched a wide array of industries in its first thirty years in business. We sit down with CEO Vera Quinn to learn about how to tailor a business to clients across multiple sectors. When you’re serving some of the nation’s top businesses, you have to be able to adapt. Every industry has its own needs, systems, and quirks–and services must be tailored to fit each one. Sometimes, you […]

March 20, 2024

Seeking New Business Opportunities? Here Are Four Ways to Keep Your Business Ahead of The Curve

Finding and securing business opportunities is key to growing and maintaining your business’s success.

For leaders, growth is a pivotal part of running a successful business. But to achieve this, seizing opportunities is paramount. Why? It allows you to gain a competitive advantage, build a strong network, generate new customers, and ultimately, increase revenue.  At Cydcor, we foster a community of collaboration, innovation, and personal connections – all aspects that contribute to finding business opportunities. If you’re a seasoned business owner or just dipping your toes in entrepreneurship, knowing how to find said opportunities […]

March 6, 2024

The Strategic Advantage: Why Every Company Needs a Corporate Playbook

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Visit the original article here. In the high-stakes business world, winning organizations understand the value of preparation and strategy. Just as a championship-caliber sports team relies on a meticulously crafted playbook, so too do successful companies require a clear and dynamic roadmap to navigate the business landscape. This roadmap, known as a corporate playbook, acts as the strategic foundation for sustainable growth and consistent performance. Forget the allure of the lone wolf entrepreneur. Modern businesses thrive on systems, not superheroes. […]

February 28, 2024

4 Keys to Running Effective Meetings

Spend less time in meetings and STILL walk away with more clarity? These four tips will have you running great meetings in no time. It is famously said that “time is money,” and that couldn’t be more true for business leaders. Yet, time is frequently wasted in businesses, with one of the main culprits being meetings. Why? They are not being managed optimally. We have all experienced a meeting where the hour drags, talk meanders, and no one is sure […]

February 13, 2024

Cydcor CEO Vera Quinn Honored by Comerica Bank with Woman of Business Award at Lakers Game

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Visit the original article here. Agoura Hills, California–(Newsfile Corp. – February 5, 2024) – CEO and President of Cydcor – a leading provider of outsourced sales solutions – Vera Quinn has been honored by Comerica Bank Women’s Business Awards Program 2023-24 with the December 2023 “Woman of Business” Award for her outstanding leadership as a woman executive (an award presented to only 6 honorees in this category). The Business Awards Program, presented by Comerica Bank, recognizes women in leadership in Southern California, in tribute […]