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Born in Dunfermline, Scotland on 25th of November, 1835 to Margaret Morrison Carnegie and William Carnegie.
From being a poor boy who allegedly got to the United States with 5 dollars and little education, to becoming one of the world’s richest men in his generation, Andrew Carnegie definitely has some secrets that made him hugely successful.

But wait!
Why are some people very successful in life when most other people fail?

It must be because successful people know, think and do certain things which other people don’t.

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In this video, we bring to you; Andrew Carnegie’s 7 secrets of success.
By secrets, we mean what he knows, thinks and does that makes him very successful.
Try to watch to the end of this video because Secret No. 4 can change your life completely.

Let Poverty Inspire You
Later I his life Andrew Carnegie said about his early years;
“I began to learn what poverty meant. It was burnt into my heart then that my father had to beg for work. And then and there came the resolve that I would cure that when I got to be a man.” –
Curing the family poverty disease was the drive that kept Andrew fighting for more in life and that drive makes him win many war back then.
You see, nothing has any meaning in life, except the meaning we decide to give them.
If you were born by poor parents, you can interpret that as a sign that God hates you or that you’re unfortunate.
You can as well decide to use that as motivation to overcome poverty.
Carnegie chose to be inspired by his family’s poverty.
Many people make excuses about being born by poor parents or being immigrants.
Young people, the only excuse you have is that, you have no excuse.
Let the poverty of your family be your motivation to create wealth.

Be Willing to Walk Your Way to The Top
Carnegie took his first job at age 13, working 12 hours a day, 6 days a week and earning 20 cents a day as a bobbin boy in a cotton mill.
He then moved over to working for another manufacturer, this time tending a boiler in the cellar and running a small steam engine—a job that proved highly stressful as he had to create enough steam for the workers above him, but not so much that the engine would burst.
He didn’t tell his parents about his anxiety though, choosing to “play the man and bear mine burdens.” Instead, he remained optimistic and kept his eyes open for a chance to move ahead.
In time Carnegie managed to get an interview to work as a messenger boy in a telegraph office—a great step up from his current position—and he did all he could to seize the opportunity.
One step at a time, Carnegie walked his way up to become one of the most powerful men in the world.
Most people in our world today are expecting quick fix.
If you want to be truly wealthy in life, you must be willing to take chances, start where you are , with whatever you have while on the lookout for the next opportunity

1. Define your purpose.
Create a plan of action and start working toward it immediately.
2. Create a "master-mind alliance."
Contact and work with people "who have what you haven't," Hill says.
3. Go the extra mile.
"Doing more than you have to do is the only thing that justifies raises or promotions, and puts people under an obligation to you," writes Hill.
4. Practice "applied faith."
Believe in yourself and your purpose so fully that you act with complete confidence.
5. Have personal initiative.
Do what you have to without being told.
6. Indulge your imagination.
Dare to think beyond what's already been done.
7. Exert enthusiasm.
A positive attitude sets you up for success and wins the respect of others.
8. Think accurately.
In Hill's words, accurate thinking is "the ability to separate facts from fiction and to use those pertinent to your own concerns or problems."
9. Concentrate your effort.
Don't become distracted from the most important task you are currently facing.
10. Profit from adversity.
Remember that "there is an equivalent benefit for every setback," Hill writes.