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Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Mining for Gold

"Andrew Carnegie was responsible for developing forty-three millionaires. When he was asked what attributes he looked for in order to make a millionaire, he replied, 'I mine for gold.' You often move tons of dirt to find a single ounce of gold, but you don't look for the dirt-you look for the gold. It's the same way in working with people; you must look for the gold, the good.

Are we looking for gold or looking for dirt? Do we really look for the best in our co-workers, children or students? It has been said that parents and teachers give children eighteen negative remarks to one positive praise. As we see people, we treat them, and as we treat them, often they become..."