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carry the message to Garcia

To show initiative in undertaking important or requisite tasks in the face of difficulties and/or without requiring specific instructions on how to do so. It refers to the essay "Message to Garcia," published in 1899 by Elbert Hubbard, in which a lieutenant named Andrew Rowan undertakes establishing communication with Cuban rebel leader Calixto García to create an alliance in case of war with Spain. One should always aspire to be the type of employee who will carry the message to Garcia, for it says more about you than merely doing what you're told.
See also: carry, Garcia, message

deliver the message to Garcia

To show initiative in undertaking important or requisite tasks in the face of difficulties and/or without requiring specific instructions on how to do so. It refers to the essay "Message to Garcia," published in 1899 by Elbert Hubbard, in which a lieutenant named Andrew Rowan undertakes establishing communication with Cuban rebel leader Calixto García to create an alliance in case of war with Spain. One should always aspire to be the type of employee who will deliver the message to Garcia, for it says more about you than merely doing what you're told.
See also: deliver, Garcia, message

take a message to Garcia

To show initiative in undertaking important or requisite tasks in the face of difficulties and/or without requiring specific instructions on how to do so. It refers to the essay "Message to Garcia," published in 1899 by Elbert Hubbard, in which a lieutenant named Andrew Rowan undertakes establishing communication with Cuban rebel leader Calixto García to create an alliance in case of war with Spain. One should always aspire to be the type of employee who will take a message to Garcia, for it says more about you than merely doing what you're told.
See also: Garcia, message, take
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During a House committee on transportation hearing on Wednesday, Garcia, a retired police official, made the offer to step down from his post.
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Immediately after the crime, according to a May 14 Rocky Mountain News account, Garcia confessed his crime to live-in girlfriend Sandra Rivas, the mother of his three-week-old daughter.
Another sailor with questions was Airman Xavier Garcia.
It will cut my inventory, and allow me to produce more just in time," says Jose Garcia, owner of Grupo de Integracion.
Alberto Garcia Alix is a veteran photographer whom the art world had thought little about up until a few years ago.
soldiers a crucial advantage as warfare becomes increasingly urban, says Ephrahim Garcia, manager of the new DARPA program.
Garcia died before the new songs could be readied for a studio LP, but rehearsal versions of '90s compositions and live performances do serve to get these pieces on a CD for the first time.
Yshmael Garcia woke up to the sounds of a crackling blaze at 3 o'clock in the morning on October 27, 1993.