2015 Reprint of 1913 Edition. Full Facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. George Matthew Adams was a newspaper columnist, author, writer, philosopher and publisher who founded the Adams Newspaper Service in 1907. He is the author of several books and "You Can" is the most famous of his works. It is comprises a collection of brief talks on the most important topic of his day and even perhaps to this day-success.