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