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?

    … everything. So how can you, as an entrepreneur, as the one in control of your business, manage to get everything done without doing everything? The Answer Is Teamwork Look, you’re the business owner. You built it. And you’re the focal point of what you do. You get the glory. But no one succeeds on their own. It goes back to our earliest days as nomadic…

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  • 7 Ways social media has changed leadership

    … elevate quirky geniuses or organizational leaders? Can you be both? 5) Transparency and political leadership I think one contributor to American political paralysis is the harsh transparency and instantaneous public feedback from the social web. Not long ago, you only had to face your constituents every few months when you planned a trip back…

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