Shoe Dog - A memoir by the creator of Nike

His philosophy, one he repeats throughout the book, is one I tend to agree with:

Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

Another thing that really reverberated with me was the focus on winning, and not just on not losing .. It’s pretty amazing, lamenting on this statement, how I often think about things through the same lens. I often catch myself trying to “minimize my losses” and account for the “worst case scenario” (e.g. calculating runway before I have to move back to my parents house or get a job) vs. looking at the upside. I don’t spend nearly enough time thinking about winning.

Interesting facts, having read the book: