Cydcor's Blog

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

Vice Chairman Jim Majeski along with wife and Operation Smile Founders Circle Award winner Barbara Majeski attended the 2017 Smile Event in NY.

  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 […]

May 3, 2017

8 Easy Team Building Activities

1. Mine Field Equipment needed: blindfold, any collection of random objects (i.e. chairs, small tables shoes, notebooks, etc.) Skill focus: communication How to: Break the group into pairs. Place random objects throughout the room to create an obstacle course. One team member wears the blindfold while their partner guides them, verbally, through the course. The goal of this […]

April 26, 2017

8 Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

The crowd falls silent as you walk out to the podium, and with hundreds of eyes fixed on you, you try to speak, only to realize you can’t remember a single word of your speech! This is the nightmare scenario so many of us play in our heads in the hours before we know we’ll […]

April 19, 2017

10 Important Characteristics of Servant Leadership

Servant leadership is a concept which holds that adopting a service-focused mindset simultaneously benefits corporations, their employees, and the community at large. At Cydcor, the Agoura Hills based leader in outsourced sales, we know first-hand that our “People helping people” motto is more than just good PR; it’s good business. The benefits of participating in […]

April 14, 2017

Why Direct Sales is the Best Way to Acquire New Customers

Technology is changing rapidly, but no matter how advanced digital media and market research becomes, direct sales is still one of the best ways to acquire new customers and grow your business. There are just some things a computer can’t do, and until they can, people talking to other people through face-to-face sales is still […]

April 13, 2017

7 Reasons Being on Time Matters

Like it or not, being on time matters. In fact, it matters a lot. It communicates to others whether they can trust and rely on you. It gives others insight into how you view them and how you view yourself. Being chronically late can have countless unintended consequences, and it’s a seemingly small thing that […]