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No Downloads. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. The go getter by Peter B Kyne 1. Ricks was looking for a new manager for the Shanghai office. Peck, a young World War I veteran Mr.

Peck, physically disabled, walks with a slight limp and his left forearm had been amputated half way to the elbow. Peck looking for a job had interviewed Mr. Peck after not getting the job from heads went to Mr. Ricks and wanted him to go over them to give him a job. And he did get the job. Peck started from the bottom. He was asked to sell skunk spruce of California, which has enough stock with a very little demand.

Peck demonstrated his selling ability by selling at much faster pace. He was then asked to devote his talent to the disposal of celdar shigles and siding, Dougals fir and redwood also.

Peck as the Manager for Sanghai office, he had to the pass the Blue vase test of Mr. Ricks expresses his desire to Mr. Peck of getting the Blue Vase which he saw through a window of some art store on Sutter Street. It was a Sunday afternoon and Mr. Peck was asked to deliver the Vase by the night. Although he asked to contact head Salesman to help him. Peck had called at all the nearby county clubs but unable to get in touch with head salesman.

Peck tried to get this huge sum of money from many places but failed. He finally brought his platinum ring set worth twenty thousand dollars as a security for the payment of check. It was much easier to make a report on the many obstacles or excuses on why he was not able to get the blue vase.

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The Go-Getter (a Story That Tells You How to Be One)

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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One

Alden P. Ricks, known in Pacific Coast wholesale lumber and shipping circles as Cappy Ricks, had more troubles than a hen with ducklings. He remarked as much to Mr. Skinner received this information in silence. He was not related to Cappy Ricks. But Matt Peasley sat down, crossed his legs and matched glares with his mercurial father-in-law. It's the fact that in my old age I find myself totally surrounded by the choicest aggregation of mental duds since Ajax defied the lightning.


The Go-Getter

Ever since its first printing in , The Go-Getter has inspired employees and entrepreneurs to take initiative, increase their productivity, and excel against the odds. When Peck beats his quota, he earns the ultimate opportunity and the ultimate test: the quest for the blue vase. Drawing on such classic values as honesty, determination, passion, and responsibility, Peck overcomes nearly insurmountable obstacles to find the vase and launch his career as a successful manager. In a time when jobs are tight and managers lack the time for mentoring, how can you maintain positive energy, take control of your career, and prepare yourself to ace the tests that come your way? By applying the timeless lessons in this compulsively readable parable, employees at all levels will learn to rekindle the go-getter in themselves. You may see multiple shipping options to choose from during checkout. Our default choice will always be the most economical, but not necessarily the fastest.

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