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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.

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

– William Jennings Bryan

Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.”

– Edgar W. Howe

Treat the attainment of happiness in the same way an entrepreneur would approach building a business — with a vision, plan, goals, and a systematic approach.”

– Ted Leonsis

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”

– Bob Dylan

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

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

– Martha Beck

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.”

– Robert H. Schuller

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

The good ideas are all hammered out in agony by individuals, not spewed out by groups.”

– Charles Brower, Advertising Hall of Fame

You only live once. But if you do it right, once is enough.”

– Mae West

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

– Eckhart Tolle

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences.”

– J.K. Rowling

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

– Hindu Proverb

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

– President Calvin Coolidge

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

– Mary Oliver

The awakening to the mystery of life is a revolutionary event; in it an old world is destroyed so that a new and better one may take its place.”

– J.J. Van Der Leeuw, The Conquest of Illusion

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

– Benjamin Disraeli

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

– Christopher Robin to Pooh

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

– Abraham Lincoln

Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”

– Francesca Reigle

Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth. Tame the dragon and the gift is yours.”

– Noela Evans

You don’t love someone because of their looks or their clothes or their car. You love them because they sing a song only your heart can understand.”

– L.J. Smith

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

– Albert Einstein

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.”

– Andrew Carnegie

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

– Jack Kerouac

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

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

– Oprah Winfrey

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!”

– Andrew Carnegie

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

– Zig Ziglar

Look at everything as though you were
seeing it either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

– Betty Smith

Never never never never give up.”

– Winston Churchill

Almost anyone can start a community, but it takes real talent and commitment to get people to show up and keep coming back.”

– Andy Sernovitz

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

– Winston Churchill

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

– William Shakespeare

Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.”

– Basil King

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

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

– William Butler Yeats

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

– Eve Ensler

The follow-your-gut mentality of the entrepreneur has the potential to take you anywhere you want to go or run you right out of business.”

– Bill Rancic, "The Apprentice"

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

– A wisdomism

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

– John Quincy Adams

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

– Booker T. Washington

Confidence is the most important thing you can teach someone… if you can teach them confidence, you don’t have to teach them anything else.”

– Vin Diesel

The goal of Life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with nature.”

– Joseph Cambell

Traveling is one way of lengthening life, at least in appearance.”

– Benjamin Franklin

A person who learns to juggle six balls will be more skilled than the person who never tries to juggle more than three.”

– Marilyn vos Savant

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which obstacles vanish.”

– John Quincy Adams

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

– Jimi Hendrix

Whosoever knows how to fight well is not angry. Whosoever knows how to conquer enemies does not fight them.”

– Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching