A Message to Garcia Book Summary (PDF) by Elbert Hubbard

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Why This Book Matters:

A Message to Garcia explains how people can become the best worker they can be by accepting happiness and willingness as part of their job description.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. The life of Andrew Rowan is “a message to Garcia.”
    1. If Andrew Rowan accepted a task that he knew would not be easy and executed it to the best of his ability.
  2. Businesses don’t want workers that lack a willingness to try.
    1. Even simple tasks given to you should be done with dignity, even if they don’t make sense to you at that moment.
  3. If you bring a bad attitude, leave.
    1. Firing complaint after complaint just brings the entire team down. If you can’t be positive, don’t be around.
  4. The way you feel and think has a lot to do with how you live.
    1. Your joy is directly correlated to your way of thinking.
  5. Being a good worker is good for your spirit.
    1. Being able to follow through with tasks with dignity, respect for others, and an optimistic attitude set you up to succeed.

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