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Consistently opinionated, at times provocative, and always truthful — Chip Wilson is not one to hold back. Discover his latest conversations with press and other prominent thought leaders, on a variety of topics that include the future of retail, business, and navigating entrepreneurship.

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Trust your gut – your body is always honest.Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a college kid with a maxed-out charge card.Travel will show you there are many ways of being right.Dog urine kills grass but the right amount of urine makes grass grow extraordinarily faster in the circle around the pee. We now know a little DDT may be good to kill cancer. German track athletes smoke after a race. Vaccines work. Perhaps a few cigarettes or a Coke is very good for you in small doses. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work for the poor or uneducated or those susceptible to addiction.Mediocre people have a low tolerance for other peoples’ success.Morning Burpees are better for you than morning Coffee.Don't let anyone waste your time.Our people don't want a pat on the back, they want to contribute and be effective.Coke, Pepsi and all other pops will be known as the cigarettes of the future.Media will create sensation to create hits to sell advertising to feed their families. Find the truth.Giving up 'looking good'. Everyone subconsciously knows a fake.If it takes more than two emails, pick up the phone.Everything in mediocrity including mediocrity.Find out if you are interesting without alcohol.Read everything you can, knowledge is the competitive equalizer.A leader creates a future that would otherwise not have occurred.Your brain is a hard drive. Power down to power up and maximize your life.Salt+ butter + high fructose corn syrup = death.Surf, ski, skate, smoke, smoked salmon, Greenpeace, Mayor Moonbeam, urban hippies, undercover athletes, lummy mummies, the Grouse Grind, the ‘Couve Cruise, Wreck Beach and the best damn tap water in the world – Vancouver.Hydrate. Caffeinate. Meditate.Never make lunch plans you do not intend to keep.If you are sweating you are present and powerful.Sit alone for one hour a week with a pen a piece of paper. Think big.People sexually underperform because they are not actually present.Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, and wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.Enjoy the ride. Remember that this is not Disney World and you certainly don’t want a fast pass. You only have one ride through life so make the most of it.I can only love someone else to the extent I love myself.To be of any value as a human being you have to keep growing.Eat more plant food; eat less food manufactured in plants.Read, read, read.Train yourself to meditate in one minute. Power down to power up.TIME IS PRECIOUS.Good conversation is currency.Don’t let the 10% of voices on social media sound like 90%. Your information will be wrong.Alcohol and drugs are the sissy way of being in the moment.Time is a non-renewable resource.Smartphones killed the balanced life. Now there is only a life of choice.We have to start somewhere to be Greatness.When something goes wrong ask the Japanese 5 WHY’s to get to the real answer.When it comes to goals, people and priorities, spend time only on your top three.Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.Your brain is designed for survival and reproduction not for living a phenomenal life.Respect feels like love.Make big decisions as though you are lying on your death bed. What is really important?What other people think of you is none of your business.Time is life's currency. Time is the world’s only renewable resource.Believe you can, you will.You can choose to override your basic instincts of survival.Feeling uninspired? Surround yourself with children.You are responsible for the energy you bring into a space.Gender means nothing, love means everything.Blame and excuses are how weak people hide from responsibility.Design your future life and goals as though you have amnesia.Without Orville’s first plane, the jet would never have been built. We must start somewhere to develop greatness.The more committed you are to something the more you experience success and happiness.Save 20 percent and risk the rest – you only have one life.Even a gangster can have integrity.Fear and doubt is a choice just like faith and patience.Choose a life of your own design.No performance without action.My outlook on life is a direct reflection of how much 'I' like myself.However good or bad a situation is, it will change.Mediocrity is chronic inconsistency.The false advertising of fast food companies should make you sick to your stomach.Time is the most expensive commodity.People will always bring up the downtrodden and cut the legs off great thinkers to increase the number of people in the middle to reproduce with.I will never stop working because all I can see is possibility.If you are living in choice, there is no such thing as wasted time.If people compare you to Gandhi, you have not done your job. Our life is to see people go beyond what we hold as iconic.Forgive your mother and father.The many religions tell us there is no single right way, only many right ways.To create the next best thing, you may have to leave something you are fully invested in behind.Integrity is not morality. Integrity is doing what you say you will do, when you say you will do it.An entrepreneur may be someone too incompetent to work for someone else.This is not our practice life. It is all there is.