Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You how to Be One

Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You how to Be One

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by Peter B. Kyne
     
 

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The Go-Getter is a book written by author Peter Kyne about Peck, who is a veteran of war and double amputee, and is hired by a logging company as a joke which is being played on several employees with poor job performance. Peck surprises his employer when he works hard and sells poor quality lumber at high prices. This is an excellent, timeless title for salespeople

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The Go-Getter is a book written by author Peter Kyne about Peck, who is a veteran of war and double amputee, and is hired by a logging company as a joke which is being played on several employees with poor job performance. Peck surprises his employer when he works hard and sells poor quality lumber at high prices. This is an excellent, timeless title for salespeople and employees which shows them that if they work hard, they can achieve anything and Peter Kyne's writing style is both positive and motivating. This title is often given to salespeople and employees in general by corporations and companies as a highly motivating book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594621031
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.14(d)

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The Go-Getter


By Peter B. Kyne Standard Publications,

Copyright © 2005 Peter B. Kyne
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ISBN: 9781594621031


From The Go-Getter:
"Well," Cappy said, "I suppose I'll have to cast about for his successor. I think Bill Peck has some of the earmarks of a good manager for our Shanghai office, but I'll have to test him a little further." He looked up humorously at Mr. Skinner. "Skinner, my dear boy," he continued, "I'm going to have him deliver a blue vase."
Mr. Skinner's cold features actually glowed. "Well, tip the chief of police and the proprietor of the store off this time and save yourself some money," he warned Cappy. "I don't envy Mr. Peck, and I have every hope that he'll give you less of a tangle than Matt Peasley and I did." He walked to the window and looked down into California Street. He continued to smile.
"Yes," Cappy continued dreamily, "You'll agree with me, Skinner, that if he delivers the blue vase he'll have proven himself ready to take over all our business in Asia?"
"I'll say he will."
Promptly at one'clock the following day, Bill Peck reported at the general manager's house.








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Meet the Author

A native of San Francisco, Peter B. Kyne was a prolific screenwriter and the author of the 1920 bestseller Kindred of the Dust. His stories of Cappy Ricks and the Rick's Logging & Lumbering Company were serialized in The Saturday Evening Post and William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan magazine. He died in 1957.

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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great motivational book whether you are in sales, an admin position or feeling like you're in a slump. I give these out as gifts to everyone that comes in through our training classes and they love it too.
Guest More than 1 year ago
As little known as this book is now days, it is a fantastic and timeless story of motivation sure to inspire and challenge people in every walk of life.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the best books I have ever read. A book that everyone should read. The style of writting was a bit hard at times but it made the book unique. Crabbys' one sentence phrases were a delight.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an absolute must read for someone who wants and needs the motivation to go the extra mile. A must read for leaders.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was just what I needed to get re-motivated. I encourage all entrepreneurs or people with strong passion to read this. I love dave ramsey!
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camilla98 More than 1 year ago
This book was recommended by a high success achiever . The story is excellent ! I love it
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Guest More than 1 year ago
If someone is looking for the inspriation to get going, or keep going, this is a must read. Once I started reading I could not stop and in a little over an hour had completed the book. The greatest message I got was, no matter what the hurdle is, you will win if you keep going, and never quit.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fantastic. I hope someone will e-mail me on how I can get the video. I saw it once in a training class and now I want it. Please e-mail me.
Guest More than 1 year ago
No fancy formulas. No fancy rules to live by. Just a brief story of motivation and intense desire to simply do what is expected. This is a must read for anyone looking for a shot in the arm. For over 10 years I have passed this book out to sales people across the country and have asked them to read it, sign it, and pass it along.