THE STORY OF lululemon DESCRIBES HOW THE LITTLE YOGA COMPANY FOUNDED IN VANCOUVER WOULD GO ON TO REDEFINE HOW GENERATIONS OF PEOPLE DRESSED AND LIVED. THE REWARDS WOULD BE ENORMOUS, BUT AT EVERY STAGE, CHIP WAS ROLLING THE DICE AND COULD’VE JUST AS EASILY LOST EVERYTHING MULTIPLE TIMES.
What I'm creating
Chip’s purpose is to elevate the world from mediocrity to greatness. Known for his people development approach to leadership, Chip has transformed the worlds of retail, apparel and design. Now, finding a cure for muscular dystrophy, real estate and private equity investments, and conserving land in British Columbia, are all in his sights.
Culture & Media
An introduction to Chip’s philosophy on business culture and development. Highlights from interviews, excerpts from articles, The Code, The Manifesto, and recommended readings are regularly updated and conveniently served up in one place.
The average human lives about 40,000 days. My gift to you is this: Calculate the number of days you have left to maximize your potential. Then do one thing that scares you — every day.
Recognized as a global thought leader, Chip Wilson is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, loving husband, and father to five sons. As founder and CEO of Westbeach Sports and lululemon athletica, and an owner of Arc’Teryx, Chip created one of the greatest apparel business success stories of all time and is widely credited as the creator of the “athleisure” retail category, now a $400 billion a year global business.