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St. Jude Wine Dinner Hosted by Rick and Diane Siskey

Friday, April 19, 2013
Rick and Diane Siskey’s Home

Cocktails: 6:30 p.m.

Dinner: 7:30 p.m.

Be part of a festive evening featuring cocktails, exquisite cuisine, live entertainment and the opportunity to hear from a St. Jude family.

By attending and supporting this dinner, you will help St. Jude in its mission of finding cures and saving children. Thanks to the generosity of friends like you, no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.

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Siskey Industries LLC helps companies take the next Step

Having come from humble beginnings to build one of the most successful financial organizations in the State of North Carolina, Rick Siskey doesn’t believe in the word ‘can’t’.

Richard Siskey, Chairman of Siskey Industries, believes the entrepreneurial spirit is the backbone of American business and economy. Not only does his company help keep that spirit alive by investing in start-ups, Siskey frequently consults with local and national business owners, small and large, regarding the essence of investing in new entrepreneurs to foster a successful network of growth around their community. Having come from humble beginnings to build one of the most successful financial organizations in the State of North Carolina, Rick Siskey doesn’t believe in the word ‘can’t’.

That very belief carries throughout the culture of his organization. When business owners come to present and discuss the next steps of their business with Siskey, they are often surprised by the open minded reception of their business needs. They quickly learn that the mandate of Siskey Industries is not about servicing a divided relationship between investor and business owner, it’s about the possible partnership to work those needs together.

Richard Siskey Offers Advice to College Graduates

“I think folks right out of university need to understand that life is life and sometimes, you just have to deal with it as you journey along,” says Siskey

Richard Siskey states they want people who will not do half-hearted work in their organization. “Apathetic employees who only do work half correctly are not employees that last long,” says Richard Siskey. Like never before, he maintains that in this economy employers are looking for hard workers. Don’t expect life to be fair, is another word of wisdom that Richard Siskey often shares with college graduates. “I think folks right out of university need to understand that life is life and sometimes, you just have to deal with it as you journey along,” says Siskey…(full article)

Charlotte, NC Entrepreneur Rick Siskey – Money Doesn’t Equal Happiness

Rick Siskey’s hometown, Charlotte, NC, is home to the Siskey Family YMCA, an organization he supports for its betterment of his community. The success of Siskey’s firm, Siskey Industries, has afforded him the opportunity to give more than he ever thought possible, says Rick Siskey. This Charlotte, NC native feels that his success is not without the help and support of others and thanks his community through his involvement with nonprofit organizations like the United Way. (full article here)

Richard Siskey Offers Principles for Sustaining Longevity in Business

“Here is the reality. If you don’t know what you believe – do not have a value system – then you are already heading for trouble,” -Richard Siskey

“There are no major secrets to achieving longevity in business,” says Richard Siskey. Siskey would know.  After spending over thirty years as a successful businessman and angel investor, Richard Siskey has taken the time to set down a few ideas to garner longevity in business.  “Here is the reality. If you don’t know what you believe – do not have a value system – then you are already heading for trouble,” Richard Siskey says.  And while there are many pieces of advice that Siskey could share, in this article he offers four brief “value statements” that will help business professionals achieve long-term success. (full article here)

Richard Siskey Personal Thoughts on Living Life Well

For Richard Siskey, life is lived believing that it doesn’t matter what happens to you, it’s what you do about it.

Life is a constant journey of learning, according to business entrepreneur Richard Siskey. An angel investor and national speaker, Siskey lives life to its fullest. Throughout his successful career, Richard Siskey has collected quotations, favorite sayings and belief statements. But when asked to name his top picks, Richard Siskey says “to focus in on just two or three is next to impossible.” For Richard Siskey, life is lived believing that it doesn’t matter what happens to you, it’s what you do about it. “I will always maintain that the majority of life is not what is given to you but how you handle and respond to it,” adds Richard Siskey…(full article)