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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The Go-Getter by Peter B. Kyne

Peck a war veteran demonstrates the qualities of a go-getter. Bill, I discovered a long time ago that it’s a good kjne for me to get out of town and play golf as often as I can. When he had dined he engaged a taxi and was driven to the flying field at the Marina.

Now, tell me, son, weren’t you tempted to quit when you discovered the almost insuperable obstacles I’d placed in your way? He said he felt that he owed me a job, but business is so bad he couldn’t make a place for me. This is a good story about the willingness to grab what you’re dreaming of and the rewards that come. This was a very nice short story about tireless persistence and ingenuity with the primary character being a “disabled” veteran of WWI contrasted with other lazy workers the bosses knew who consistently beats the almost “impossible” odds stacked against him For anyone who doesn’t wish to buy the audio book, you can download this off librivox.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The story centres around disabled World War I veteran Bill Peck, a worker who must overcome many obstacles in order to build a successful life for himself. It teaches the lesson of a work ethic, exhausting the options, and sticking with something until it’s done. I don’t read a lot of literature from this period so the dialect was different from what I’m used to, but I definitely laughed out loud at a lot of Cappy’s lines!


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His search availed him nothing. He remarked as much to Mr. The expense will be trifling. His name is Mr. To see what your friends thought of kyen book, please sign up.

We’ll send Andrews out on the next boat, but inform him that his position is temporary. He carries his objective.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Skinner had a singularly annoying, mirthless laugh, as if he begrudged himself such an unheard-of indulgence. Eckstein, if you got to have it, call up my head salesman, Herman Joost, in der Chilton Apardments–Prospect three–two–four–nine, und tell him I said he should come down right avay qvick und sell you dot blue vase.

This book can be read in under an hour – perfect for a waiting room read or lunch hour time passer. Ricks did not discipline the man for completing the task illegallyin fact, he says even though he failed the test, the brigadier was “too good” and still gave him a high-up position.

See all customer images. Want to Read saving…. Skinner, dear boy, haven’t we got about half a million feet of skunk spruce to saw off on somebody? He came down to the field hospital to see me after I’d walked into one of those Austrian 88’s. You make me nervous. And in the midst of this conference Cappy Riggs telephoned.

As the door closed behind him, Mr. Don’t have a Kindle? Who was he, Bill? Instantly Peck called Prospect and asked for Herman Joost. He told me he is now carrying a dozen ex-service men merely because he hasn’t the heart to let them go. Hung by the Tongue: So there is no use weeping over spilled milk, Cappy. Skinner smiled his swordfish smile. English Choose a language for shopping.


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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How to be One by Peter B. Kyne

In order to understand this scenario, the story revolves around Alden P. This took a minute to get over and eventually made the story very pleasant.

Refresh and try again. I’ll lead you to him. Pages with related products. Skinner’s graciousness, that you have put in a kind word for me with him, and I want to thank you–” “Tut, tut. He’s better than Andrews, isn’t he? For me, this book was about setting specific goals and being persistent in achieving it. But did you consult me when you decided to send him out to China on his own? I am not in sales at my company and never intend to be a salesperson; however, I think anyone in any position can find important morals in the story.

Simons in Mill Valley. Thank you, sir, for acceding to my request for an interview. Peck had risen and was standing at attention. Es una historia muy corta, acerca de lo que pide un jefe y lo que es capaz de hacer un empleado para satisfacer la orden. However, in view of the fact that you’re feeling kindly toward me this afternoon, I wish you’d do a little errand for me. Many people might read this and think, this is just silly, but I believe it’s a matter of perspective.

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