“Leadership is lonely, leadership is tough,” notes Richard Siskey. And Siskey would know. The founder of a number of businesses, an angel investor and a national speaker, Richard Siskey has learned some major lessons in leadership over the course of many years in business. “While I learned many valuable things during my studies and MBA program, there is no greater teacher of leadership than life and experience,” reports Richard Siskey. According to the Charlotte, North Carolina-based businessman there are many life lessons he has learned, five of which he shares in this brief article.