• Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

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    Shoe Dog is an inspiring story of the true hardships and grit an entrepreneur must face to succeed. This book was written by Nike’s founder, Phil Knight.

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    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 car in 1963, Knight grossed eight thousand dollars that first year. 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 one of the few icons instantly recognized in every corner of the world.