Cydcor's Blog

July 21, 2017

Retail National Conference 2017 Photo Contest: Official Rules and Regulations

Terms and Conditions (Facebook) Post a photo on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook using the hashtag #gone2natcon anytime from Monday July 24th (8:00AM PST) until Wednesday, July 26th (8:50 PM EST) and you will be automatically entered in the Retail National Conference photo contest for a chance to win $100 cash awarded on site.  To be […]

July 21, 2017

5 Tips to Be a Beast at Sales & Customer Service

Ready to go beast mode? Beasts at sales are energetic, engaged, and capable of accomplishing just about anything! Unleashing your inner sales beast means stepping up your game to succeed at sales. Being a sales beast is a state of mind that drives you to be the best at what you do, but it also […]

July 19, 2017

6 Surefire Tips to Help You Remember Names

Think you’re terrible at remembering names? You’re not alone. Studies have shown that people have an easier time remembering almost any other detail about people, including what they do and where they’re from. Scientists think this might be because names, in themselves, aren’t particularly meaningful, but as anyone who’s ever forgotten the name of an […]

July 14, 2017

How to Write a Winning Elevator Pitch

You don’t have to be in sales to benefit from a great elevator pitch. The right elevator pitch can open doors. It can help you land a new job, sell a product or service, earn new clients or investors for your business, or propose a new idea to your boss. Your elevator pitch is the […]

July 11, 2017

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – and Why You Should!

We all have a comfort zone, and we like it there. It’s true. Even naturally adventurous, risk-takers have a comfort zone and are susceptible to falling into familiar patterns. Why? Because it’s natural, normal, and sometimes necessary. What is a comfort zone anyway? Your personal comfort zone is a state of being that protects you […]

July 6, 2017

The Benefits of Taking Risks

By Vera Quinn, President and Chief Revenue Officer at Cydcor When you’re ten years old, your mom is just about the last person in the world you want to hang out with. So, when my then ten-year-old son asked me if I wanted to join him for a day hike, I knew I couldn’t refuse, even […]

June 21, 2017

Why Successful Salespeople Have Grit, Not Just Talent

Grit is a mysterious and powerful mix of passion and perseverance that gives some the strength to keep going where so many others before them have given up. In fact, studies have shown that grit may outrank either intelligence or talent as an indicator of future success. Salespeople know a lot about grit. They work […]

June 14, 2017

How to Create and Define Corporate Culture

Defining Corporate Culture Corporate culture comprises some of the hardest to define aspects of your business: vision, values, philosophies, leadership, language, norms, beliefs, habits, and more. Because defining corporate culture is so challenging, though, many business owners overlook it altogether. Corporate culture exists, however, whether a company’s leadership actively takes a part in creating it […]

June 7, 2017

How to Always Make a Good First Impression

Studies have shown that first impressions last. That’s why it’s important to be sure people’s first impressions of you are good. And if you only have one chance to do it right, it pays to do everything you can to improve your odds. In business, a first impression can decide whether or not you get […]

May 31, 2017

How to Always Get Honest Feedback

Everyone needs constructive criticism or a second opinion sometimes, but receiving feedback from colleagues and peers can be a lot harder than you’d expect. Many people squirm when they’re asked for their opinions, and they either avoid giving one altogether, or the feedback they offer is overly polite at best, and downright unhelpful at worst. […]