Growing up in England in the late 70s/early 80s, I never heard about Phil Knight. However, what I did notice as a fresh faced 10 year old was these sneakers and cleats with swooshes that became more and more popular each year. By the time I was 15 they were ubiquitous. A decade later and you’d have to have been a hermit living under several rocks to have not heard about “Nike”.
In “Shoe Dog”, Phil’s outstanding autobiography. This is the story of a maverick entrepreneur for sure. It’s also a book filled to the brim with simple and actionable business advice.
Here’s some of my major takeaways:
I don’t think that Phil Knight really has an underlying message for the world in “Shoe Dog”. Maybe it’s the redemptive power of running, or . As business owners, we can learn learn the myriad lessons in . The lesson I took was to take massive action and follow up