Cydcor's Blog

November 10, 2017

The Top Five Books for Managers #2: The Elements of Style

This is the second in a series of five posts for 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.   Writing well isn’t just a nice talent you can […]

November 8, 2017

How Occasional Boredom at Work Can Benefit Your Career

We all want to love our jobs, and while most of us accept that not every part of our job can be our favorite thing to do, what happens when you start getting bored at work? Does that mean you’re doing something wrong or that your chosen career might not be right for you after […]

November 1, 2017

The Top Five Leadership Lessons I Learned from Historical Leaders

  There are no better examples of leadership than the legacies of our great historical leaders. While they achieved tremendous fame, they did not do so without facing the occasional failure and enduring hardship. As we strive to become better leaders and learn how to inspire others, we would do well to reflect on the […]

October 25, 2017

From Failure to Fame: 7 Celebrities who Survived and Thrived after Setbacks

What would have happened if Walt Disney gave up animation after being fired from one of his first jobs? What if J.K. Rowling let depression keep her from picking up a pen? What if Steven Spielberg let self-doubt stop him from making Jaws? While we’ve all heard the expression “overnight success,” but stories of instant […]

October 18, 2017

5 Tips for Remembering Names

There’s the approach. Then the smile of recognition. The beginning of a friendly greeting. Then…a blank. For budding business relationships, there’s nothing quite like that awkward feeling that accompanies a moment of forgetfulness. Remembering people’s names is something that sets relationships on the right path and sets you apart from the crowd. Hone your craft […]

October 11, 2017

Tips for Building and Maintaining Personal Resilience

Building resilience is one of the cornerstones of success in business—especially entrepreneurial pursuits. The ability to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and get right back to the task at hand is paramount to success in business, at every level.   Whether you’re a seasoned sales professional or just starting out on your entrepreneurial journey, […]

October 4, 2017

The Dos and Don’ts of Building Business Relationships

In business, as in life, building relationships is key. No matter how talented you are or what service you provide, if your customers don’t like you or, worse, don’t trust you, you’re not going to get very far. Networking is a critical part of advancing your career, but making contacts will only serve you if […]

September 27, 2017

Top Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is an exciting opportunity for those, with the right attitude and pioneering spirit, to build something from the ground up, take ownership of their time and decisions, and potentially, achieve financial independence. But what are the characteristic of successful entrepreneurs? Why do some succeed while some don’t? Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires unwavering focus […]