The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How to be One by Peter B. Kyne. No cover available. Download; Bibrec. Although Kyne’s tale of business smarts has been around for some time (it was first published by William Randolph Hearst in ), it doesn’t feel dated. Indeed . Publisher’s Notes. Ever since its first printing in , The Go-Getter has inspired employees and entrepreneurs to take initiative, increase their productivity, and.

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Peck is here with me and I’m sure he’ll be very happy to attend to the matter for you. Really wish I could say more, as I definitely enjoyed it. To ask other readers questions about The Go-Getterplease sign up. You have described the vase–no you haven’t. The lights were switched on in the store and Mr.

He asked me if I had seen a one-armed man with a box under his good arm. Skinner took up the thread of the interrupted conference, and it was not until three o’clock that Bill Peck left his house and proceeded downtown to locate Cappy Rick’s blue vase. In addition it’s the idea that you should grtter above and beyond just the status quo…that you should attempt to exceed expectations, not simply meet them or worse, fail to meet them.

I soldiered with the Knights of Columbus kynee Camp Keamy myself, but when they refused to let me go abroad with my division my heart was broken, so I went over the hill.

They were not available, so in despair he changed a dollar into five cent pieces, sought a telephone booth and commenced calling up all the B. And as one reads Kyne’s clever storyline, there is no denying how this narrative could have easily been included within the pages of a Dale Carnegie book.

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Cohn was dining at the home of a Mr. This is the test of the Go-Getter.


For anyone who doesn’t wish to buy the pete book, you can download this off librivox. The moment he was fairly inside the door the visitor halted, came easily and naturally to “attention” and bowed respectfully, while the cool glance of his keen blue eyes held steadily the autocrat of the Blue Star Navigation Company.

Henderson has drunk and gambled and signed chits in excess of his salary. Joost lovingly abstracted the blue vase kjne the window.

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At the other clubs Mr. And copper plates or oeter dies are not made in half an hour! I am impressed with this “Little” book. I’ve been at the government tuberculosis hospital at Fort Bayard, New Mexico, for a year. He hunts everywhere for the vase and finally, after hours of tiresome walking, he sees it sitting in a shop window of a store called “B Cohen’s Art Shop”. The company is owned by “Cappy” Ricks but Cappy peteer delegated out normal management roles to two vice presidents.

Great points illustrated in this story about perseverance and never losing focus on the end goal. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Cohn or Cohen confirmed Mr. I just couldn’t quit because that would have been disloyal to a man I once knew.

One of the higher-ups at my current companythe senior VP of sales, of coursegave me, and every one of his past employees, this book as a new-hire gift.

Because we’re breaking into a game that can’t be played on the home grounds. So Peck procured from the hotel clerk a list of the country clubs in and around San Francisco and started calling them up.

Now, this vase I saw isn’t very expensive as vases go–in fact, I wouldn’t buy it for my collection–but one of the finest and sweetest ladies of my acquaintance has the mate to that blue vase I saw in the window, and I know she’d be prouder than Punch if she had two of them–one for each side of her drawing room mantel, understand?


Short, but powerful parable story about powering through obstacles, as well as how to be a leader who promotes growth. This book written in taught me a few things: He soon earns the opportunity to be considered for broader horizons and Cappy, wanting to ensure that Peck is ready to take on greater responsibility, decides gettef put him through the “Degree gettet the Blue Vase” or the Blue Vase Test. I hope you do not expect me to abandon mental as well as physical effort. I think a few more Go-Getters in the world will make it a better place to be.

I am about to sell myself to you. Kek cared to, he might await him there. Have you ever had any experience selling skunk spruce? But tell me, Bill. Simon’s home in Mill Valley. Even if you aren’t sure you A very short parable you can read it during your lunch hour on how a young unemployed veteran is handed the opportunity to take his career to the top if he succeeds or go down in flames and ruin his career if he fails.

This story will have you thinking about it kgne the future. It might work better on youngsters just getting into the workforce. Showing of reviews.

Skinner, if you put a prohibitive price on that skunk fir, by the Holy Pink-toed Prophet, I’ll fire you! He wants to know whom you want killed and where you wish the body delivered. The book was written and is set in the time immediately following World War One. Do you know why I asked you to take on Bill Peck?