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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 […]

January 18, 2024

How Cydcor Has Grown Through Its First 30 Years

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Visit the original article here. There are two kinds of businesses: ones that last and ones that fall off when the market shifts. We live in a flashy and fast-paced world—and it’s easy to get caught up in the flavor of the month. But true innovation and growth are achieved by the companies that boast staying power. During the last 30 years, we’ve seen globalization, an unprecedented acceleration around technology and both good and hard economic times. The way we […]

December 4, 2023

Networking In Person? Here’s Three Tips for Creating Professional Relationships from Scratch

Building in-person networking skills are essential in business.

Partnership is everything in business. In our first thirty years, Cydcor has had the privilege of meeting people from around the world, developing relationships, and creating new opportunities for growth and success. Though we live in a digital world, so much of our networking has happened in person, one handshake at a time. Networking in person, especially as we become more accustomed to doing business online and over social media, can be a little nerve wracking when you’re just starting […]

November 7, 2023

Here’s Why In-Person Networking is Still a Powerful Tool for Entrepreneurs and Professionals

Looking to grow your network? An in-person approach can be powerful!

At Cydcor, we’re in the people helping people business. That makes networking with our clients, community, and the independent ICL businesses in our network, central to what we do. Whether you’re just starting a career in business, or an entrepreneur trying to expand your horizons, you likely hold networking in just as high a regard! There was once a time when networking happened in university classrooms, social clubs, and even in the bar on Saturday night, but these days most […]