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