Business advice and resources for future founders.

Success doesn’t happen by chance. According to Chip Wilson, it begins with creating specific goals, living in integrity, and maximizing the potential of yourself and those around you. Over the years, Chip has accumulated invaluable knowledge on what it takes to achieve success at the highest level, and generously shares these learnings in his book and on other platforms. His goal: to continue to inspire meaningful impact in the world.

Explore unfiltered and always thought-provoking dialogue with Chip Wilson, as he shares his path from entrepreneur to billionaire.

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