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Nancy Alcorn: How to Sow and Reap a Harvest in Your Life

Nancy Alcorn

Nancy Alcorn, the founder of Mercy Ministries, believes that there is nothing more joyous than to give to others and make a difference in their life. Ms. Alcorn grew up in a rural area, and there wasn’t a year that went by that her father didn’t plant seeds so that the cattle could eat.  That’s […]

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Richard Siskey Named 2008 Father of the Year

Richard Siskey

Richard Siskey has been recognized many times for his work in building and funding businesses. Several years ago he was chosen as a Father of the Year in Charlotte, NC. And being selected for the honor was humbling and “extremely moving,” Mr. Siskey relates. Richard Siskey was one of five businessmen who were chosen for […]

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Randall Alifano Describes the Origin and Mystical Spirit of the Djembe Drum

Randall Alifano

According to Randall Alifano, many believe that the djembe drum contains three distinct spirits – the tree, the animal and the maker. The tree’s spirit is considered to be actualized in the carved body of the djembe drum, explains Alifano. The animal spirit is embodied in the drumhead. The maker’s spirit is that of the […]

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Rick Siskey Explains How Small Businesses are the Bedrock of Growth

Richard Siskey

It’s easy to overlook the fact that small companies are the foundation of American business. In fact, just one generation ago, mom-and-pop businesses were the only choice in many communities. And Rick Siskey believes in bolstering small business is the foundation of the country’s future. While a small company can often become swallowed up in […]

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Rick Siskey of Charlotte, NC, Gives Practical Advice to College Graduates

Rick Siskey of Charlotte, NC

Rick Siskey, of Charlotte, NC, believes that the young men and women in college who are waiting to obtain their hard-earned diplomas are the future of the country. Mr. Siskey, a respected leader and businessman in Charlotte and beyond, has some advice for those college students. The most important thing your future employer will look […]