Howard White

A star in high school and a standout point guard for the University of Maryland, Howard “H” White was an NBA draft pick until knee injuries put a stop to his basketball career. Undaunted, Howard put his other skills to use, eventually finding his way to Nike, Inc. Now vice president of Jordan Brand, he has been with the company for thirty-five years. With Nike’s support, he founded the “Believe to Achieve” program, an innovative traveling seminar designed to encourage youth to believe in themselves and adults to mentor them. A tremendous, charismatic public speaker, White's passion and excitement for life moves adults and children alike. He lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon, with his wife.

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Newly updated and expanded, this inspirational memoir by Nike executive Howard “H” White reveals the ultimate secrets for achieving professional and personal success and how to help others succeed. “Nike has given me great shoes and great money but the best gift they ever gave me was the mentoring of Howard White” (Charles Barkley, NBA on TNT host).

As Howard “H” White tells us, “Extraordinary people are simply ordinary people on fire with desire.” Sometimes we just need a hand to...

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