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Leadership Lessons: Andrew Carnegie
     

Leadership Lessons: Andrew Carnegie

by Willard Sterne Randall
 
Like tens of thousands of his countrymen in the nineteenth century, Andrew Carnegie fled the grinding poverty of Scotland for the entrepreneurial promise of America. Before the age of thirty, he was already an extraordinary success, and in time, he became the wealthiest man in the world. Here, in this short-form book, is the inspiring story of the king of steel with

Overview

Like tens of thousands of his countrymen in the nineteenth century, Andrew Carnegie fled the grinding poverty of Scotland for the entrepreneurial promise of America. Before the age of thirty, he was already an extraordinary success, and in time, he became the wealthiest man in the world. Here, in this short-form book, is the inspiring story of the king of steel with lessons for entrepreneurs and leaders of all kinds.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015002898
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
02/20/2017
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was a Distinguished Scholar in History and a Professor. He is a contributing editor to MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and American Heritage.

Nancy Nahra has published numerous articles in scholarly journals both in the United States and England. With Willard Sterne Randall, she has co-authored four volumes of history and biography. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colby College in Maine, she holds an M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Princeton. She has studied and been a tutor at the École normale supérieure in Paris. Widely published as an award-winning poet, she has taught literature and language courses, as well as Latin classics in translation at the University of Vermont and later at John Cabot University in Rome, where she holds a permanent appointment as Visiting Professor of Humanities after having been Poet in Residence there. Most recently at Champlain College in Vermont, she was Professor of Humanities and also served as Coordinator for Humanities.

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