President, Beth Sweeney, and Senior Search Consultant, Karen Nichols, joined long-time corporate partner Patti Stumpp at “Savor the Flavor” benefiting Easter Seals.
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Gregg Levine, Senior Career Transition Consultant, and Erin O’Neill, Marketing Manager, from Ratliff & Taylor offered their knowledge to Kathy McConaughy’s graphic design students at Kent State University. The presentation gave insight on what to include and how to phrase accomplishments and work experience for a winning resume. The students also received pointers on how […]
Jennifer Cohen, Senior Vice President, Leadership Development, at Ratliff & Taylor, is heavily involved with the local non-profit community. This year Jennifer will serve on the board of Milestones for Autism. They assist individuals with autism at reaching their full potential, while also offering practical strategies for families and caregivers. Jennifer also holds a few […]
2018 was the first year that Business Volunteers Unlimited and Ratliff & Taylor partnered for a leadership development cohort. It was designed specifically for non-profit leaders and saw graduates of two cohorts. If you’re interested in participating in one of the three cohorts planned for 2019, you can find more information here.
Karen Nichols, Senior Executive Search Consultant with Ratliff & Taylor, recently joined the board of Facing History and Ourselves. Karen participated in the Board Matching program offered through Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU). The matching process included an in-depth assessment of her passions and desired impact. Facing History and Ourselves engage students of diverse backgrounds in […]
Beth Sweeney, President of Ratliff & Taylor, joined the board of local non-profit educational support system, Open Doors Academy. Open Doors Academy started as an after-school program for at-risk students and has now grown to aid over 550 middle and high school-aged children. We are thrilled to see Beth’s continued involvement with such a wonderful […]
Core values are non-negotiable. They define the very essence of who we are as leaders and the cultures we create. They also influence the decisions we make about the individuals we select, promote and retain. Sometimes people, whose values do not align with our own, find their way into our organizations. When this happens, it […]
With 40+ years of experience, Mary’s expertise lies in helping individuals and groups accelerate potential and capacity. She is highly skilled in the facilitation of DiSC, Leader as Coach, and Crucial Conversations. Mary developed a reputation in previous positions as being instrumental in managing large improvement initiatives. She has an executive coaching certification from Progressive’s internal […]
“Following” is “Advanced Leadership”. It is a concept I struggle with occasionally. The day before an extended vacation, my colleague came to me and said, “Enjoy your vacation. We got this!” My insecure side screamed, “No, you need me!” But I knew she was right. In truth, I would follow this team anywhere. Letting go […]
“What I do matters.” While traveling in Portugal this week, I encountered a young waiter who displayed great pride in his restaurant, care for his customers, and who epitomized the very concept of servant leadership. Not only did he take the time to learn about each of us and our tastes, he even asked the […]