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A selection of Chip Wilson's best motivational quotes and advice.

People from around the world seek Chip Wilson for advice regarding business and life. His bold outlooks are fueled by his experience and unparalleled success as a leader. As someone who values empowering those around him with his knowledge, Chip regularly shares his sentiments and perspectives on the business of apparel, lululemon, politics, and more.

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