Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company?s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world?s most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands. In 1962, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed $50 from his father and created a company with a simp In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside s...

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Title:Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
Author:Phil Knight
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Genres:Business
ISBN:Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:386 pages pages

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE Reviews

  • Ned Frederick
    May 02, 2016

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

  • Brina
    Jul 15, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

  • Wendy S.
    Apr 26, 2016

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

  • Andrew Smith
    Sep 29, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

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    ?Let everyone else call your idea crazy.. just keep going. Don?t stop. Don?t even think about stopping until you get there, and don?t give much thought to where ?there? is. Whatever comes, just don?t stop.? In other words, Just Do It! Nike is the ultimate Americ...

    I?m not sure when I became aware of Nike ? maybe sometime around the millennium? Certainly not before that. I was therefore astounded to learn that the company had been founded in the early 1970?s, with the aim of producing and selling sports shoes. In fact, the co-founder (and m...

  • Brad Feld
    May 28, 2016

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

  • Michael
    Mar 11, 2016

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

    ??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??????? <??? ????> ????? ???? ????? "?????" ?????? ? ?? ?????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ??? ?? ????? ?? ??? ?? ??? ????? ??? ? ????? ??...

    ?Let everyone else call your idea crazy.. just keep going. Don?t stop. Don?t even think about stopping until you get there, and don?t give much thought to where ?there? is. Whatever comes, just don?t stop.? In other words, Just Do It! Nike is the ultimate Americ...

    I?m not sure when I became aware of Nike ? maybe sometime around the millennium? Certainly not before that. I was therefore astounded to learn that the company had been founded in the early 1970?s, with the aim of producing and selling sports shoes. In fact, the co-founder (and m...

    JUST DO IT. Those words are the life story of Phil Knight. To every athlete, entrepreneur, mother, father, and dreamer his greatest legacy will be a life well played. More valuable than his pledge of giving back to society $100,000,000 a year, Phil 'Found His Greatness' in life by insp...

  • TS Chan
    Jun 20, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

    ??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??????? <??? ????> ????? ???? ????? "?????" ?????? ? ?? ?????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ??? ?? ????? ?? ??? ?? ??? ????? ??? ? ????? ??...

    ?Let everyone else call your idea crazy.. just keep going. Don?t stop. Don?t even think about stopping until you get there, and don?t give much thought to where ?there? is. Whatever comes, just don?t stop.? In other words, Just Do It! Nike is the ultimate Americ...

  • Masoud Irannejad
    Sep 17, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

    ??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??????? <??? ????> ????? ???? ????? "?????" ?????? ? ?? ?????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ??? ?? ????? ?? ??? ?? ??? ????? ??? ? ????? ??...

    ?Let everyone else call your idea crazy.. just keep going. Don?t stop. Don?t even think about stopping until you get there, and don?t give much thought to where ?there? is. Whatever comes, just don?t stop.? In other words, Just Do It! Nike is the ultimate Americ...

    I?m not sure when I became aware of Nike ? maybe sometime around the millennium? Certainly not before that. I was therefore astounded to learn that the company had been founded in the early 1970?s, with the aim of producing and selling sports shoes. In fact, the co-founder (and m...

    JUST DO IT. Those words are the life story of Phil Knight. To every athlete, entrepreneur, mother, father, and dreamer his greatest legacy will be a life well played. More valuable than his pledge of giving back to society $100,000,000 a year, Phil 'Found His Greatness' in life by insp...

    "I?d tell men and women in their midtwenties not to settle for a job or a profession or even a career. Seek a calling. Even if you don?t know what that means, seek it. If you?re following your calling, the fatigue will be easier to bear, the disappointments will be fuel, the high...

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  • Supreeth
    Aug 10, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

    ??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??????? <??? ????> ????? ???? ????? "?????" ?????? ? ?? ?????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ??? ?? ????? ?? ??? ?? ??? ????? ??? ? ????? ??...

    ?Let everyone else call your idea crazy.. just keep going. Don?t stop. Don?t even think about stopping until you get there, and don?t give much thought to where ?there? is. Whatever comes, just don?t stop.? In other words, Just Do It! Nike is the ultimate Americ...

    I?m not sure when I became aware of Nike ? maybe sometime around the millennium? Certainly not before that. I was therefore astounded to learn that the company had been founded in the early 1970?s, with the aim of producing and selling sports shoes. In fact, the co-founder (and m...

    JUST DO IT. Those words are the life story of Phil Knight. To every athlete, entrepreneur, mother, father, and dreamer his greatest legacy will be a life well played. More valuable than his pledge of giving back to society $100,000,000 a year, Phil 'Found His Greatness' in life by insp...

    "I?d tell men and women in their midtwenties not to settle for a job or a profession or even a career. Seek a calling. Even if you don?t know what that means, seek it. If you?re following your calling, the fatigue will be easier to bear, the disappointments will be fuel, the high...

  • peiman-mir5 rezakhani
    Aug 17, 2017

    This book made me cry. Twice! I did not know a book about what I had previously viewed as the definition of a big corporation could have that sort of power. I was wrong. Phil Knight had been an unfamiliar name to me before I picked up this memoir. That, in itself, seems strange. I ...

    Growing up in Chicago in the 1980s and 1990s, as a collective society we were in awe of Michael Jordan. Not only did we imagine ourselves draining the decisive jump shot to seal the title, we also had to use every product that he endorsed; Gatorade, Wheaties, Coca-Cola, and, of course,...

    I think Shoe Dog by Phil Knight is the best memoir I?ve ever read by a business person. I consumed it in a day last week. It?s about the origin story of Nike, which started out as Blue Ribbon Sports. Unlike so many memoirs, it?s not an equally balanced arc through Knight?s ...

    Shoe Dog could have been titled, "Buck Naked", because of the way Phil "Buck" Knight bares his soul in this fine memoir. I'm grateful to Knight for putting it all down in black and white. My 12 years with Nike started toward the end of the timeframe of this memoir, and so a lot of what...

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