DiscoverThe Danny Miranda Podcast#266: Joe Foster – Building Reebok Into A Billion Dollar Empire
#266: Joe Foster – Building Reebok Into A Billion Dollar Empire

#266: Joe Foster – Building Reebok Into A Billion Dollar Empire

Update: 2022-10-24
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Joe Foster is the founder of Reebok.


In this conversation, he discussed the early days (his first 21 years in business), why he never got a job, his most important lesson, the importance of a name, what rapid growth feels like, and what he thinks of his American counterpart, Phil Knight.


(0:00 ) Welcome Joe


(1:15 ) World War II


(6:10 Father’s Failing Company


(9:11 ) Badminton


(11:14 ) Early Days of Reebok


(21:14 ) Importance of Name


(25:01 ) Why Joe Never Got A Job


(33:24 ) Going To America


(50:57 ) Angel Martinez


(55:05 ) $9 Million To $1 Billion In 5 Years


(1:00:51 ) Giving Up Company


(1:05:11 ) Phil Knight


(1:09:34 ) Question From George Heaton


(1:11:10 ) Curiosity About Technology


Joe's Links


New Book (Shoemaker): https://www.amazon.com/Shoemaker/dp/1471194043


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reebokthefounder/


My Links


✉️ Newsletter: https://dannymiranda.substack.com


🎙 Podcast: https://anchor.fm/dannymiranda


🐣 Twitter: https://twitter.com/heydannymiranda


📸 Instagram: https://instagram.com/heydannymiranda


🕺 TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@heydannymiranda

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#266: Joe Foster – Building Reebok Into A Billion Dollar Empire

#266: Joe Foster – Building Reebok Into A Billion Dollar Empire

Danny Miranda