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Paige Rhodes, CEO, Rhodes & Weinstock

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Prior to co-founding Rhodes & Weinstock in 2009, Paige Rhodes spent more than 15 years in staffing, human resources, and law-firm management.

Throughout her career, she gained an intricate knowledge of the temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct placement services. In addition to her staffing industry experience, Paige also spent several years in human resources, and as an HR Manager at two large law firms in the DC Metropolitan area.

The combination of in-house and outplacement recruiting experience gives her a unique understanding of the hiring needs and concerns of her clients, from large multinational corporations to small start-ups.

Paige prides herself on developing long-term relationships with her candidates and clients. She believes superior customer service and honesty are the cornerstones of a successful business relationship. Paige is a member of the American Staffing Association and the National Association of Women Business Owners. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and a proud Gator!

Click here to learn more about Rhodes & Weinstock. Contact Paige at prhodes@r-wgroup.com.

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”

– General Omar Bradley

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly,
 what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.”

– Steve Jobs

We are not meant to resolve all contradictions, but to live with them and rise above them.”

– William Blake

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try going to sleep with a mosquito in your room.”

– A wisdomism

Do one thing every day that scares you.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Anything not worth doing well is not worth doing.”

– Warren Buffett

Entrepreneurs need to search purposefully for the sources of innovation that indicate opportunities for success.”

– Peter F. Drucker

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.
 If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

– Oprah Winfrey

I can’t go back to yesterday—because I was a different person then.”

– Lewis Carroll

Most people never pick up the phone and call. Most people never ask, and that’s what separates the people who do things from the people who just dream about them.”

– Steve Jobs

How do you stay resilient? It’s about momentum. Like riding a bicycle. If you stop you fall over. So I keep pedaling.”

– Diane Lane

Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them!”

– Madam C.J. Walker

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

– Mark Twain

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.”

– Eckhart Tolle

As each woman realizes her power, she transforms the world.”

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it”

– Andrew Carnegie

This is the age when magical technologies make more and more radically fun ideas plausible, even easy. You’re only limited by your creativity.”

– Martha Beck

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.”

– Bruce Lee

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.”

– Henry David Thoreau

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

– Thomas Edison

Who cares if my glass is half empty or half full; I still have something to drink.”

– Optimism rules

They who give have all things. They who withhold have nothing.”

– Hindu Proverb

Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves. We must learn to respect them. We must learn to listen.”

– Sarah Ban Breathnach

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make Me Feel Important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”

– Mary Kay Ash

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

– Charles Darwin

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’”

– Brian Tracy

It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.”

– Aristotle

If you do not tell the truth about yourself
, you cannot tell it about other people.”

– Virginia Woolf

Things don’t change. You change your way of looking, that’s all.”

– Carlos Castaneda

You’ve got to be willing to crash and burn. If you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.”

– Steve Jobs

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson

Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

– Benjamin Disraeli

Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as survival, but that’s exactly what nurtures creative thinking.”

– Anita Roddick, founder, The Body Shop

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

– Jimi Hendrix

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

– Nelson Mandela

An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.“


– Roy Ash, co-founder of Litton Industries

It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.”

– J. Kristnhamurti, The First and Last Freedom

When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

– Audre Lorde

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

– William Shakespeare

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.”

– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., U.S. Supreme Court justice

Passion makes perfect.”

– Eugene Biro

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

– Anais Nin

Women once had the goal of being Superwoman; I think most of us now simply strive to have a super day.”

– Author, Activist Lee Woodruff

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.”

– President Calvin Coolidge

Are you willing to help other people succeed even when it’s not a requirement of your job to be of assistance?”

– Steven Schussler

A truly forgiving person is someone who experiences all the anger merited by injustice and still acts with fairness and compassion.”

– Martha Beck

If you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.”

– Oprah Winfrey

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

– Carl Rogers

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

– Albert Einstein