When it comes to achieving business goals, Rick Siskey knows more than a few things. With three decades of experience in financial services, Rick Siskey has become not only respected in his industry, but an inspiration to others. An acclaimed speaker, Rick Siskey is chairman of Siskey Industries, as well as founder of Wall Street Capitol. He takes what he’s learned, and shares it with others, hoping to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs with the lessons he’s learned.
A collector of motivational quotes, Rick Siskey believes in working hard and following your dreams. He believes it’s not what you do in life, but in how much people respect you. Live your life with integrity and honor and you’ll be a winner, suggests Rick Siskey.
Finish big, Rick Siskey believes. “I have met many people who began a great life, but didn’t finish strong,” he says. Siskey says that finishing the race with integrity is more important than anything else we do. Rick Siskey also advises people to work on their strengths, not their weaknesses. If you focus on your weaknesses, Rick Siskey says, you’ll have strong weaknesses. Instead, push them aside and focus on your strengths. Otherwise, you may spend your life working on something that will only improve slightly.
Rick Siskey often finds himself speaking about what makes for good leadership. He consistently says that an average idea with great management will beat a great idea with average management. “A great manager can take any idea, concept, or dream and turn it into a million bucks,” Rick Siskey says. He believes managers and leaders who plan, anticipate and dream are the successful ones.
Most importantly, Siskey tells future leaders, “Don’t major in minor things.” If business managers get too caught up in small details, the more important issues can slip through the cracks. Rick Siskey acknowledges that no matter what future leaders learn in school, there is no substitute for learning life’s lessons through hard work, successes, and the occasional failure.
Over a span of three decades, Rick Siskey has become recognized as a premier investor and advisor to entrepreneurs and businesses. Possessing “an uncanny ability to discern situations in advance,” Rick Siskey knows what it takes to start, build, finance and sell companies. Following a successful career in the financial markets, Rick Siskey established Wall Street Capitol to service the types of financial needs expected by high net worth clientele. Today Wall Street Capitol performs at a level not easily matched for entrepreneurs and individuals of financial means. Rick Siskey is also the Chairman of Siskey Industries, LLC, offering traditional and alternative sources of capital funding, strategic advisory solutions and alternative investment opportunities. Through Siskey Industries, Rick Siskey provides strategic insight and solutions through non-traditional investment channels. He is acknowledged as a seasoned investor and is a respected leader and public speaker. Siskey has an MBA and is a past member of the National Speakers Association, in good standing.