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January 16, 2018

10 Classic Buying Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

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If you’ve been using our negotiating tips, then it’s entirely likely a sale is on the horizon – so it’s important to be able to recognize it. As a salesperson, it’s important to stay tuned into the customer and what he or she may be feeling, thinking, or doing. It easy to get too caught up […]

January 10, 2018

8 Common Professional Body Language Mistakes To Avoid

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It’s not always what you say that makes the biggest impression. Before you even open your mouth, nonverbal habits you’re not even aware of could jeopardize your ability to make a good impression, close a deal, get promoted, or earn a new customer. Professional body language is critical to any business exchange, and it’s just […]

January 3, 2018

When Failure is Good: Learning from Failure

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  “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy   Growing up, we learned that all failures are bad. So when we did fail, it hung over our heads as an unpleasant reminder of what happens when we try something new. But failure can be good when we learn from […]

December 27, 2017

Resolutions & Business Quotes for the New Year

When asked about New Year’s resolutions, common responses are losing weight, getting a new job, and saving more money. For entrepreneurs, the answer is more complicated as business New Year’s resolutions require greater specificity and accountability, and the motivation to see them through.   As you and your team plan for the year ahead, consider […]

December 20, 2017

7 Professional Gift Ideas for Coworkers & Partners | Cydcor Blog

A simple gift can speak volumes when you want to acknowledge, maintain, or strengthen a professional relationship. The gesture of gifting shows thoughtfulness, consideration, and appreciation, especially if that gift can be incorporated into a daily routine, or make the recipient’s average day exceptional.   Whether you are acknowledging the diligent dedication of your employees, […]

December 13, 2017

Get What You Want with These Top 5 Negotiating Tips

  By Brooke Levy   Top Five Negotiating Tips   For many, negotiation is the most intimidating of all sales and business skills. It seems like one of those mysterious talents you either have or don’t have, and knowing a situation requires negotiation—buying a car, accepting a new job offer, or making a business deal—will […]

December 6, 2017

Five More Easy Ways to Save Thousands a Year

Wouldn’t you like to save a little extra cash every week? The savings are right in front of you—if you know where to look. It may seem like just a few dollars at a time, but add up the money you could save over a year’s time, and you will have “made” an extra $4,000 […]

December 1, 2017

The Top Five Books For Managers #5: Leadership and the One Minute Manager

This article is the fifth in a series of five blog posts from management expert, and Cydcor Chief People Officer, Jeannie Finkel. In this series, Jeannie recommends the Top Five Books she believes can help you transform your management style and become a better, more effective leader.   Managers, especially those leading a team for […]

November 29, 2017

10 Easy Ways to Save $5,000+ Each Year on a Tight Budget

Looking to save a bit of money in the year ahead? As a business owner, the more money you save, the more of your money you can put back into your business. But where do you start? Finding ways to save money on a tight budget can be challenging when you’re already living a pretty […]

November 24, 2017

The Top Five Books for Managers #4: Encouraging the Heart

This article is the fourth in a series of five blog posts from management expert, and Cydcor Chief People Officer, Jeannie Finkel. In this series, Jeannie recommends the Top Five Books she believes can help you transform your management style and become a better, more effective leader. What really motivates people? What is that drives […]