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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! | Cydcor Blog

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. […]

May 24, 2017

Cydcor Completes Our Fifth Medical Mission Volunteer Experience with Operation Smile

  On March 8th, 2017, a team of eight volunteers, including top fundraisers from our network of independent sales offices, as well as a Cydcor team member, returned home from their life-changing medical volunteer trip to Guadalajara, Mexico. There, they worked alongside a dedicated Operation Smile team of volunteers for an adventure they will never […]

May 17, 2017

Top Fundraisers Attend Operation Smile’s 2017 Philanthropy Event on Behalf of Cydcor

  On Wednesday, May 17th, at West Edge, NYC, Operation Smile held its 2017 New York Smile Event to celebrate 35 years of providing free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with cleft lip or cleft palate conditions. Over the years, this philanthropy event celebrating helping hands and generous […]

May 10, 2017

CYDCOR EARNS TOP PARTNER AWARD FROM FIRST DATA FOR CANADIAN MARKET GROWTH

We are proud to announce that First Data has awarded Cydcor the Top Tier Partner Award for delivering outstanding results in growing First Data’s market share in Canada. First Data, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than […]