“Oh, there’s no gum on the Nike campus,” she informed me, solemnly. “It’s Phil Knight policy.”
Assuming material was better than minty breath, I laughed and made a mental note to rib every executive I met about the Phil Knight Policy.
“I don’t know if I would call it a formal policy,” the first VP I asked said stiffly. “I think it’s just part of an overall standard of excellence.”