Philip Knight Quotes


8 Philip Knight quotes:



"Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods are really part of a very big advertising program, and the fact that they make so much money is because the markets have dictated that they get that money, and the fact that they endorse our products allows us to sell more products and create more jobs."
Author: Knight Quotes Category: Advertising Quotes
"We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour."
"There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success."
"The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few."
"My job is to listen to ideas, maybe cook up a few of my own, and make decisions based on what's good for the shareholders and for the company."
"Mark has a proven track record in driving creativity, innovation and growth. He's an experienced, talented executive and has played an instrumental role in building our business and making the Nike brand as strong as it is today."
Author: Knight Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"The distance between the companies that Bill managed in the package goods business and Nike and the new athletic equipment business was too great for him to make that leap."
Author: Knight Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"Nike's business is healthy in every area except one, ... We are enjoying strong results in all of our international regions, and in U.S. apparel and equipment; however, our U.S. footwear business continues to pose challenges."
Author: Knight Quotes Category: Business Quotes



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