[Phil Knight] Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike (English Edition)


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In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman 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.Young, searching, fresh out of business school, Phil Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and launched a company with one simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost running shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his Plymouth Valiant, Knight grossed eight thousand dollars that first year, 1963. Today, Nike’s annual sales top $30 billion. In this age of start-ups, Knight’s Nike is the gold standard, and its swoosh is more than a logo. A symbol of grace and greatness, it’s one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the world. But Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always been a mystery. Now, in a memoir that’s surprising, humble, unfiltered, funny, and beautifully crafted, he tells his story at last. It all begins with a classic crossroads moment. Twenty-four years old, backpacking through Asia and Europe and Africa, wrestling with life’s Great Questions, Knight decides the unconventional path is the only one for him. Rather than work for a big corporation, he will create something all his own, something new, dynamic, different. Knight details the many terrifying risks he encountered along the way, the crushing setbacks, the ruthless competitors, the countless doubters and haters and hostile bankers—as well as his many thrilling triumphs and narrow escapes. Above all, he recalls the foundational relationships that formed the heart and soul of Nike, with his former track coach, the irascible and charismatic Bill Bowerman, and with his first employees, a ragtag group of misfits and savants who quickly became a band of swoosh-crazed brothers. Together, harnessing the electrifying power of a bold vision and a shared belief in the redemptive, transformative power of sports, they created a brand, and a culture, that changed everything.

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Une très belle histoire d'aventure humaine - J'ai apprécié ce récit très sincère de l'auteur et homme d'affaire qui décrit son aventure en mettant toujours en avant l'aspect humain. On se laisse emporter par l'histoire qui est parfois drôle, très émouvante sur la fin et toujours intéressante. Je recommande vivement cette lecture.

Wow, what a book! - Why would we need fiction when life actually offers all the love, drama and action we could ever hope to live.This book is an heartfelt account by and on Phil Knight's life and his story building Nike out of his passion for running. It reads like a novel and it is full of highly valuable business lessons.I highly recommend it if you are an athlete or interested in entrepreneurship, even slightly...Thank you Phil :)

Epic reading journey! - I've been amazed by this book from cover to cover. Phil remained so true to himself and to the readers in this book, and his words, oh, humble, witty, true words!