Leadership

Richard Siskey on Stable Leadership

Before I invest in a business, it’s very important that I spend the time to build a relationship with the owners and its managers. Their business might be growing, everything might look good but what I look for is the ability of those business owners and managers to look forward beyond their current growth.

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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)

Richard Siskey & Winning Principles of Management

“There are many principles to keep in mind when it comes to management and successfully working with people,” says Richard Siskey.

Entrepreneur and angel investor Richard Siskey has built, funded and sold many businesses; and in that process he has spent over thirty years managing people. “There are many principles to keep in mind when it comes to management and successfully working with people,” says Richard Siskey. In this article, Richard Siskey narrows down five of them. “While these principles are not the final word on business management, they are extremely valuable,” adds Richard Siskey…(full article)

Richard Siskey |Named 2008 Father of the Year, Charlotte NC

“It was obviously an honor to be selected as a Father of the Year but I was so pleased to see all proceeds from the event benefit the American Diabetes Association,” said Siskey

It was a “double blessing,” explains the Charlotte citizen. “It was obviously an honor to be selected as a Father of the Year but I was so pleased to see all proceeds from the event benefit the American Diabetes Association,” said Siskey. According to Richard Siskey, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) continues to work towards finding a cure for this debilitating illness. “Diabetes can often lead to blindness, kidney failure, stroke, heart attack and even amputation,” notes Siskey. “I was thankful,” says Richard Siskey, “to help with such a cause.”…(full article)