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Andrew Carnegie

  1. 1. Andrew Carnegie Industrialist (1835-1919)Friday, April 27, 12
  2. 2. Born in ScotlandFriday, April 27, 12
  3. 3. His father was fired as a weaver. Family migrated to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in 1848.Friday, April 27, 12
  4. 4. Was a messenger boy at Western Union, an opportunity to move upFriday, April 27, 12
  5. 5. Do more than was expected, so he’d get notice by his bosses.Friday, April 27, 12
  6. 6. Memorizing names, addresses and faces of people whom frequent deliveries. So he could cut delivery times.Friday, April 27, 12
  7. 7. Learned by himself to be a telegraph operatorFriday, April 27, 12
  8. 8. He studied the railroad’s operation in depth. Became so knowledgeable to offer innovation suggestions.Friday, April 27, 12
  9. 9. 1982 found Carnegie Steel Co.Friday, April 27, 12
  10. 10. Introduced innovation for steel manufacturing as key foundation to build AmericaFriday, April 27, 12
  11. 11. In 1872, he learned new process from UK to make steel better of strength and flexibility. Steel became a key material for building structure.Friday, April 27, 12
  12. 12. Built the first steel mill Named it Edgar Thomson Works, after the president of Pennsylvania RailroadFriday, April 27, 12
  13. 13. No micromanage His job was to implement a progressive system, install worthy employees and chart an accurate course.Friday, April 27, 12
  14. 14. But always be there when bidding, unforseen circumstances could come up.Friday, April 27, 12
  15. 15. “Everybody should do something beyond the sphere of his duties somethings that attracts the attention of those over him”Friday, April 27, 12
  16. 16. “Take care of the pennies, and the pounds will take care themselves.”Friday, April 27, 12
  17. 17. “A reputation for producing the best is a sure foundation on which to build.”Friday, April 27, 12
  18. 18. “Doing one thing and doing it well.”Friday, April 27, 12
  19. 19. "Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket."Friday, April 27, 12
  20. 20. Gave 90% of his wealth to a foundation.Friday, April 27, 12
  21. 21. “The man who died rich dies disgraced.”Friday, April 27, 12
  22. 22. Friday, April 27, 12
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