It’s time to lighten up! Great leaders recognize that their work and the role they play is serious business, but they don’t take themselves too seriously. They have a way of making people feel inspired instead of pressured…and they figure out how to have the greatest amount of fun during the most difficult of times. […]
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“I want to give a big shout out to my Executive Search Team for achieving a whopping 56% of repeat clients over the past 4 years! Thank you all for your commitment to delivering exceptionalism on every search so Ratliff & Taylor is the go-to retained search firm for our clients! So proud!” — Linda […]
I am often guilty of trying to become some of the leaders I admire most. I start mirroring their mannerisms, energy levels and word choices. I’m not sure if it is driven by my desire to become the leader they are or my lack of confidence in the leader I am. Incorporating the positive attributes […]
The Leaders Studio at Ratliff & Taylor will be bringing two new programs to Pittsburgh in May. Developing Executive Presence and Powerful Presentations will be happening at the RLA Learning Center on May 9 and 10. For more information or to purchase your tickets, please visit our Eventbrite.
I am not always proud of the person I see in the mirror, but I am proud of the person I am trying to become. All too often, I falter in my role as a leader and it is never a heartwarming moment. The easy way out would be to say, “Hey, I am the […]
I have a friend. He is a pretty good leader, loves his people, and they know it. Occasionally, however, he lets his emotions get the best of him and says something hurtful to someone. He immediately regrets his actions and apologizes, hoping any damage can be repaired and that amends can be made for his […]
Never underestimate the power of friendships in the workplace. I have heard people say, “We don’t have to be friends to work well together. In fact, we don’t even have to like each other.” That may be true, but where’s the fun in that? Studies show there is a positive correlation between friendships in the […]
Ratliff & Taylor adopted scholars and their families from Open Doors Academy again this year to help make their Christmas extra special. Thanks to the generosity of our employees, we were able to adopt 6 families – 22 people – and shopping and wrapping together sent our holiday cheer through the roof.
Congratulations are in order for our very own Gregg Levine! He and his husband, Dr. Howard Epstein, received the prestigious Leadership Award from the Human Rights Campaign at its 25th Anniversary Gala event held this past year. The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]
President, Beth Sweeney, and Senior Search Consultant, Karen Nichols, joined long-time corporate partner Patti Stumpp at “Savor the Flavor” benefiting Easter Seals.