Cydcor's Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 5, 2023

Game On! NatCon 2023 Was A Great Way To Cap Off Cydcor’s Summer

NatCon 2023 stage with full crowd

The summer may have recently come to an end, but we’re still coming down from the excitement of Cydcor’s 2023 National Conferences (NatCon). In the space of three weeks in August, we held events in Round Rock, Texas and Montreal, Quebec for our retail, B2B/residential, and Canadian Conferences. Our theme, GAME ON!, kept the energy high at each 2-day event.  There were plenty of awards, thousands of attendees, and our itinerary was packed from start to finish–but the best thing […]

July 12, 2023

Change, Innovation, And Execution – This Story of Entrepreneurship Will Inspire You in Business

Change, Innovation, And Execution - This Story of Entrepreneurship Will Inspire You in Business

We contract with companies that are owned and managed by entrepreneurs – these entrepreneurs all have proven track records in sales and are who we choose to outsource campaigns on behalf of our clients with. These independent companies are constantly executing on innovative ideas and driving change. This story comes from one such company: Trig Inc., which adopted satellite technology to succeed at PRIDE in Columbus, Ohio. To succeed in entrepreneurship, you have to be open to change and be […]

July 5, 2023

How To Grow into Leadership

Leadership in the workplace

It’s summer now – and you can probably look outside right now and see nature at its fullest. What was just some buds a few short months ago, are now plants in their complete brilliance. In our last two blogs we’ve been focused on growth: both for people starting a new career and for those looking to expand on their current role in the workplace. If you’ve been following along, you may be wondering what the final form of this […]

June 23, 2023

How To Grow into A New Career

just like spring plants, you can grow into a new career

As spring ends and summer begins — you can probably look outside and see the leaves growing back onto the trees. Just as nature changes with the seasons, our career and professional journey can transform, too – if you allow it to happen! If you’re looking for a change in your career, either from unhappiness with your current job or a longing for something more fulfilling, now is a great time to do it. Just take some inspiration from the […]

June 6, 2023

Cydcor’s Philanthropy Challenge Was A Massive Success – Here Are 3 Things We Learned About Collaboration

Liberty Children’s Home

People helping people – that’s essential to our culture as a business. But what happens when people help people help other people? Here are the results of our latest Philanthropy Challenge and powerful takeaways that will help you use collaboration to create positive change. At Cydcor, one of the most cherished partnerships we have is with Liberty Children’s Home – an orphanage in the Central American country of Belize. Known as a sanctuary, Liberty provides love, safety, and growth to […]

May 2, 2023

How To Grow in Your Current Career

Growing in your career

At Cydcor, we believe in constant growth – and we hope you do, too! In our last blog, we explored how to grow into a new career. Now, we’re going to focus on what to do when you’re established in your career and want to continue improving. It’s not all about fancy job titles and bigger paychecks (though we’d be lying if we didn’t say these are great perks to growth). Building on what you’re already accomplishing in the workplace […]

March 24, 2023

How To Have A Career That Leaves A Positive Impact

Group of coworkers fist bumping over their desks

What do you want the impact of your life to be? We would all like to leave the world a better place – so how can we use our careers to make a positive difference? This may at first be a difficult question to answer. We can often think of our careers as separate from the legacy we’re leaving behind. But with the right mindset and approach to living out your values, you can find your place on a team […]

December 9, 2020

The Best Sales Approaches for 3 Types of Customers

All customers are unique with different interests, priorities, and points of view. To engage customers and build rapport effectively, you must understand and appeal to what’s most important to them and adjust your sales approach accordingly.All customers are unique with different interests, priorities, and points of view. To engage customers and build rapport effectively, you must understand and appeal to what’s most important to them and adjust your sales approach accordingly.CLICK TO TWEET Here are the best sales approaches for three types […]