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During a time of industrial economic revolution there were few people who were recognized as major contributors to the countrys evolvement Among these people were Andrew Carnegie John D Rockefeller and Thomas Edison These three men possessed incredible intuition genius and personal determination that shined brightly throughout their extraordinary lives Each individual proved to be nothing less than successful in his career by striving to surpass his competitors and by constantly trying to reach goals that were practically unattainable In this essay I will cover each individuals life and accomplishments identify how these men helped the nation fix its domestic economic flaws and explain why I think they were successful over achievers rather than robber baronsAndrew Carnegie was one of these individuals Although he was born poor he did not let his financial disability get in the way of success He started out his career at the bottom of the social latter In fact his first job was working as a bobbin boy at a textile mill He labored more than sixty hours a week receiving 120 for each weeks work As horrid as this seems he displayed his potential by becoming Pittsburghs fastest telegraph reader Unbelievably he read the telegraph by reading the sounds of the keys by ear After decoding many of the citys business leaders messages Carnegie developed an insiders view of their operations Finally in 1852 a superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad Tom Scott hired Carnegie as his secretary and personal telegrapher He worked as the railroads telegrapher for seven years until Scott was promoted to vice president of the company This enabled Carnegie to be promoted to Scotts former position Now that he had the ability to stretch his legs he showed just how valuable of an employee he was He did this by doubling the companys road mileage and quadrupling its traffic Not too long after his annual income rose to almost 60000 Even though Carnegie had already embodied
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