Shoe Dog

Shoe Dog

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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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 simple mission: import high-quality, low-cost athletic shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the trunk of his lime green Plymouth Valiant, Knight grossed $8,000 his first year. Today, Nike's annual sales top $30 billion. In an age of startups, Nike is the ne plus ultra of all startups, and the swoosh has become a revolutionary, globe-spanning icon, one of the most ubiquitous and recognizable symbols in the world today. But Knight, the man behind the swoosh, has always remained a mystery. Now, for the first time, in a memoir that is candid, humble, gutsy, and wry, he tells his story, beginning...
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781508211822
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (14 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Butz, Norbert Leo

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Aug 01, 2017

Awe inspiring book for any entrepreneur!

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