Shoe Dog

By Phil Knight


In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), opening up about his company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic, game-changing,…


Published date: January 1, 2016
Type: Books
Genre: Biography

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If you haven't read it, it's really the best book about the history of globalization, and about the inherent challenges of financing a high-growth startup. At one point, they were growing too fast to get a bank loan. The bank wanted their top line to be growing slower.

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A great one -- had no idea Nike had such a long history.

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