Summary of Shoe Dog

Phil Knight

Shoe Dog is a candid memoir by Phil Knight, the co-founder and former CEO of Nike. It chronicles Knight's journey from selling shoes out of his car trunk to leading a global powerhouse. Knight shares his triumphs, struggles, and key business decisions, offering invaluable insights into Nike's innovative corporate culture. A testament to the spirit of entrepreneurship, Shoe Dog is a compelling exploration of the grit and determination that powers success in business.
“The best book I read last year was Shoe Dog, by Nike’s Phil Knight. Phil is a very wise, intelligent and competitive fellow who is also a gifted storyteller.“

—Warren Buffet's 2016 Shareholder Letter
  1. Dawn
  2. Part One: 1962
  3. Part One: 1963
  4. Part One: 1964
  5. Part One: 1965
  6. Part One: 1966
  7. Part One: 1967
  8. Part One: 1968
  9. Part One: 1969
  10. Part One: 1970
  11. Part One: 1971
  12. Part One: 1972
  13. Part One: 1973
  14. Part One: 1974
  15. Part One: 1975
  16. Part Two: 1975
  17. Part Two: 1976
  18. Part Two: 1977
  19. Part Two: 1978
  20. Part Two: 1979
  21. Part Two: 1980
  22. Night