A Message to Garcia Softcover


“Initiative is doing the right thing without being told” That is the idea behind Elbert Hubbard’s world renowned pamphlet “A Message to Garcia.” The original manuscript was printed in the March 1899 issue of the Philistine, and has been used for decades as a message of motivation and initiative. The popular publication has been printed in over 37 languages and would go on to sell more than 9 million copies. Pamphlet includes a brief history and copy of original essay.

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A Message to Garcia was originally published as filler without a title in the March 1899 issue of The Philistine, a periodical which, at that time, was written entirely by Elbert Hubbard.His complaints about lazy and incompetent workers struck a chord with many corporate executives. In its prime, it was the third best selling book behind the Bible and dictionary.