Author: Cydcor

November 4, 2013

How Posture Can Make You A Better Salesperson

Cydcor power stance

How Posture Can Make You Powerful In sales, people have to have to interact with each other all day.  Success in sales comes from being able to feel confident and comfortable in most situations.  At Cydcor, we do our best to present the most effective sales teams around.  One way to easily improve your sales confidence can be as simple as taking two minutes to stand powerfully. Nonverbal communication has a lot of value in society.  How we interact with […]

November 1, 2013

Diet for Confidence

Health and wellness are an important part of Cydcor company culture.  We value our team and want them to the be the best fleet of sales people in the business.  We also want Cydcor team members to feel like their best selves. Confidence and good moods are key building successful sales relationships.  There are some good personal exercises to build confidence, but the best practice for mood boosting is to incorporate foods that will energize and provide balance.  We all […]

October 31, 2013

Cydcor Reviews Talent Masters

Cydcor Reviews Talent Masters Cydcor review by: Gail Michalak, Chief Marketing Officer at Cydcor Book: Talent Masters by Bill Conaty and Ram Charan Description:  This book is a description of how to judge exceptional talent within organizations and how to leverage that talent into success for the business.  Bill Conaty has worked closely with legendary CEO Jack Welsh of General Electric and Ram Charan is a consultant that has worked for large corporations all over the world.  Both authors contend […]

October 30, 2013

Check Out Cydcor Sites!

Check Out Our Great Sites! At Cydcor, we want to stay connected with our stakeholders and promote the company culture that has made us one of Los Angeles County’s Best Places to Work.  That’s why we’ve decided to make sure we provide a rich digital landscape for our team and network to see what we’re up to and any advice we can offer for success in the sales industry.  We encourage you to like, share and comment on things such […]

October 29, 2013

Cydcor’s Favorite Books

At Cydcor, we believe strongly in personal and professional development.  We want our sales rock stars to move on to become management super stars.  Part of our effort to do that is to provide advice and resources for team members to build their communication and leadership skills. We like to collect our favorite books that have inspired us to be better leaders and share them with you on our Cydcor Reviews website.  Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite […]

October 23, 2013

How to Spend More Time Selling

According to Oracle, sales people spent 78% of their time looking for leads.  That leaves very little time for actual selling, especially when relationship building is so crucial to making the sale. So how can one manage leads and spend more time selling? Here are some tips from Cydcor Sales Blog. Start by organizing your leads into categories of likelihood. One for people who have bought from you before.  Two for people who have expressed interest.  Three for people you […]

October 16, 2013

Cydcor Reviews The War for Talent

  Title: The War for Talent Author:  Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, and Beth Axelrod Review by:  Suzzanne Fleet Description of this book:  This book uses information from thousands of executives from dozens of companies on how to keep a high level of talent and performance from employees.  Acquiring, retaining and developing talented individuals is essential for companies to succeed.  It is important to pinpoint high performers and low performers, reward high performers, and move low performers out of the organization.  […]

October 4, 2013

Using Sales Power for Good: Cydcor on Fundraising

This week the team at Cydcor and its network of independent sales offices will launch the Day of Smiles campaign for Operation Smile.  Operation Smile is a nonprofit that provides cleft palate surgeries to children all over the world.  One in ten children globally are born with a cleft palate, and many of them do not survive past the age of one.  This summer, Cydcor and its sales network were able to a medical mission that would provide downs of […]

September 26, 2013

What Type of Sales Manager are You?

The Heavy Hitter Sales Blog recently reported on the seven types of sales managers.  We wanted to review the types and then ask you what type you may fall under and which manager you prefer to have.  So here they are! For more detail, read Steve W. Martin’s post on the seven types of sales managers over at the Heavy Hitters blog.

September 17, 2013

Why We Buy by Paco Underhill Review

In this edition of Cydcor Reviews, our VP of Marketing endorses a key guide to sales.  Anyone interested in direct sales can benefit from studying the habits of shoppers. Enjoy! Title:  Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping Author:  Paco Underhill Review by: Gail Michalak, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Cydcor Description of this book:  Paco Underhill is a market researcher who has spent his life collecting comprehensive data on our shopping habits.  He is the founder and […]