When The Billionaire Co-Founder of Nike Had His Credit Card Declined

By James Mills, Associate Partner & Mentorship Coach, Lighthouse International

Those who have achieved legendary levels of success have been prepared to suffer, feel humiliated and persist through hard times in order to achieve and bring their dreams to life.

Phil Knight is the billionaire co-founder of Nike who has a net worth of $36.3 billion, and is listed by Forbes as the 26th richest person on the planet. Although he retired in June 2016, the legacy of his career is clear to see through the Nike emblem - as displayed on Nike clothing across the globe. His journey to success however, wasn't always plain sailing. Here's a story that tested his resolve as he was working frantically to get Nike off the ground....He tried to rent a car accompanied by his friend 'Cale', a successful businessman he had known since university...

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