Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (/kɑrˈneɪɡi/ kar-NAY-gee, but commonly /ˈkɑrnɨɡi/ KAR-nə-gee or /kɑrˈnɛɡi/ kar-NEG-ee; November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era; his 1889 article proclaiming "The Gospel of Wealth" called on the rich to use their wealth to improve society, and stimulated a wave of philanthropy.Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, and emigrated to the United States with his very poor parents in 1848.
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  • Why Is Teamwork So Important?

    … Wooden, former basketball player and award-winning UCLA coach “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success” – Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motors “Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results” – Andrew Carnegie, American industrial entrepreneur Each of the men above has enjoyed…

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  • 7 Ways social media has changed leadership

    … but help me at night,” she said. “Basically I crowd-source all my expert advice.” American industrialist Andrew Carnegie once said the key to successful leadership was having the courage to surround yourself with people smarter than you. I think that still holds true but there are exciting new opportunities to accomplish this through the social hive…

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