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Quotes from “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike”

Javier Escribano
Jul 23, 2016 · 3 min read

I just finished reading the autobiography of Nike founder Phil Knight. I really liked it because it shows the huge efforts and bets you have to make in order to achieve your dream and conquer the world. In order to achieve what he did you have to be really passionate about the problem you want to solve, because you will face enormous problems along the way. Don’t start something if you aren’t passionate about it.

Let me share with you some quotes that I found interesting:

About sales:

About competing:

About managing people:

About the real problems of companies (hugely related to what we want to solve at OnTruck):

About what makes a great initial team:

About great marketing copys:

About people you inspire:

About low wages in South Asia:

About how to combate poverty:

About giving up:

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