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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

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

– Lewis Carroll

As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”

– Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

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

A man without a smiling face
 should not open a shop.”

– Chinese Proverb

Destiny is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

– William Jennings Bryan

No longer talk at all about the kind of man a good man ought to be, but be such.”

– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

I find out what the world needs, then I proceed to invent.”

– Thomas Edison

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

– Bruce Lee

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.”

– Joseph Addison

Why am I whispering when I have something to say?”

– Eve Ensler

Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.”

– Jack Kerouac

Part of your destiny is to live in the zone of maximum satisfaction.”

– Martha Beck

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

– Steve Jobs

We are perfectionists. We are hungry to work all the time. We are entertained by every aspect of business and we never want to stop working.”

– Suzy Welch

You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it.”

– Goldie Hawn

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

– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.”

– Robert Fritz

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

– William Blake

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

– Steven Schussler

You don’t go into a field that requires cracking people’s heads open or operating on something as delicate as the spinal cord unless you are comfortable with taking risks.”

– Dr. Ben Carson

Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.”

– Barack Obama

‎The biggest flaw in our existing theory of capitalism lies in its misrepresentation of human nature.”

– Muhammad Yunus

Education is an admirable thing to have, but it is well to remember that nothing worth knowing can be taught.”

– Oscar Wilde

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln

What is the point of having free will if one cannot occasionally spit in the eye of destiny?”

– Jim Butcher, White Night

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

– Leo Jozef Suenens

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

– Madam C.J. Walker

To find what you seek in the road of life, leave no stone unturned.”

– Edward Bulwer Lytton

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

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

– Aristotle

If you would create something,
 you must be something.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‎Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”

– Booker T. Washington

A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind.”

– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

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

– Patrice Wynne, WomanSpirit Sourcebook

Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. 
Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.”

– Mary Jean Irion

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”

– Winston Churchill

Do you believe it is important to give back some portion of your wealth to support charitable causes?”

– Steven Schussler

Your own words are the bricks and mortar
of the dreams you want to realize.
 The words you choose and their use establish the life you experience.”

– Sonia Croquette

If people like you they’ll listen to you; if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”

– Zig Ziglar

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.”

– Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Don’t follow your dreams. Chase them.”

– Richard Dumb

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”

– Jesse Jackson

Tolerance and patience should not be read as signs of weakness. They are signs of strength.”

– The Dalai Lama

There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.”

– JFK

The only dream worth having is to live while you’re alive and die only when you’re dead.”

– Arundhati Roy

Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.”

– Debbi Fields, Mrs. Fields Cookies

Anything not worth doing well is not worth doing.”

– Warren Buffett

A people who mean to be their Governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

– James Madison