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PHIL KNIGHT- SHOE DOG, A Book that was on my reading list, ever since I viewed the Interview of phil Knight on the charlie Rose show and immediately,Wanted to read it.But, Till the time I actually bought the book, I read the repeated article appearing in leading newspapers.

Here in India with Bill Gates Stating “it a refreshingly honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like… it’s an amazing Tale”. A book recommended To Read …

“The Best Book I read last Year.Phil is…A gifted storyteller”- Warren Buffet .

“Candid,Funny,Suspenful,liteary-This is a memoir for people who love sport,But above all it’s a memoir for people who love memoirs”-Andre Agassi

I was sure,This Book would really be the most enjoyable read for me

There is so, little we all know about Nike ,And are totally oblivious who is Phil Knight ?     months later.I Read the book,And The way the book was structured,Like a suspenseful novel.

From Phil knight journey- To discover himself to joining the dots years later when Nike became synonymous with the Best Sport shoe one can own .  To parting the wisdom, of myths of shoe/footwear around the globe like

Putting on the right shoe before the left will bring prosperity -Romans believed before caesar period.

China: did you know that when man marries woman,They throw red shoes on the roof to make sure all goes well on wedding night!

And Did you know when someone starts a journey,It’s actually good luck to throw shoe at them in China To Bowerman one of the most important men in the nike journey.
Trivia’s -Did You know 

Blue Ribbion the brand and company founded by Phil knight,Before Nike was born,Actually distributed Onituska Tiger shoe.

The term ‘Shoedog’ is an Slang name given to a veteran of the footwear industry. Someone who has dedicated their life to selling Shoes.

6453 –the phone number ending of all Nike stores worldwide as it spells Nike

1966 Blue ribbon,The company before Nike was born opened the first ever retail store Santa Monica .

1972-Nike was born

1977-Air shoes were coming up.

1980-2nd December going Public

Carolyn Davidson– Designed the Nike Logo

Denny Strickland creative director designed NIKE Font.

Sandals discovered in 1938 the year Phil knight was born .

Oldest shoe ever discovered are from Oregon 9000 years ago.

Romance like a tiger !!!

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Why let Age change the way you feel about somebody very close to you ?
Romance is an attachment to show how much you still love somebody .Often long relationships between couples might occasionally be  taken for granted with a hectic life  Work ,social commitments ,deadlines around  them. it can  become difficult to express their love for each other And we as partners normally want to hear those magical words “ I love you “ for assurance  And  so we must not forget to romance like tigers by always taking the oppourunity to express our love to somebody who we deeply care about whenever possible, by planning surprise dinner, remembering important dates. By gifting gifts to the person who awe love And last but not the least these were a few ways we can romance like a Tiger, when we are in the first few years of friendship, bonding and wanting to know whether we are sure of spending the rest of the life with somebody who we think is right for us. But when the old age comes in no time and we have grown out of the stupidity we did to get noticed and might not be comfortable doing the same in the old age, then the only way we can keep the romance alive like a tiger is always caring and sharing are favourites meals and remembering moments of memories which both of us were part of while being on this journey together. The key is to not let the fire die down. But use the secret to romancing like a tiger by letting the spirit takeover. Tigers live with spirit, romance with spirit, make love with spirit, stay together in spirit, always remain alive in spirit.

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