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.
Posts about Andrew Carnegie
  • 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

    … an ideal environment for the traditional notion of leadership. I’ve been thinking about this a lot and have listed below a few ways I believe social media presents challenges for leadership. I’d love to hear what you think … 1) How do you exert leadership in an environment that disdains leadership? Even though any kind of “rules” or hierarchy…

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