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Chase A Calling, Not A Career

Chase A Calling, Not A Career

  • As Nike was a growing company, Knight made almost no profit, his business struggled, and faced bankruptcy many times.
  • He had an MBA from Stanford University and left a full-time career as an accountant to sell shoes.
  • He had to follow his passion – his calling. He felt it was important that the work he spent his life on needed to feel meaningful, purposeful, and creative.

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"A good idea should be like a girl's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest."

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.

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