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Episode 17 – Meet Lululemon’s Founder and Global Philanthropist, Chip Wilson

It’s all about the little black stretchy pants—at least for Chip Wilson, founder and former CEO of lululemon athletica.

Today, Chip sits down with Charlie Epstein to reflect on his journey through entrepreneurship, highlighting his book, “Little Black Stretchy Pants” as a way to share his experience as a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who has faced extreme highs and lows in life.

You will learn:

  • How Chip got his inspiration for lululemon—and why he calls the target market “power girls”
  • The problems in sports and yoga apparel pre-lululemon and how Chip solved them
  • What the company culture at lululemon is like and how employees can develop themselves through their job
  • The details of Chip and Shannon’s contributions as philanthropists in Ethiopia  
  • And more!

Tune in to find out how lululemon, as well as his philanthropic initiatives, have shaped Chip Wilson’s purpose in life!

Resources:  Charlie Epstein | Epstein Financial | Chip Wilson |  “Little Black Stretchy Pants” by Chip Wilson | Westbeach | lululemon athletica


Episode 15 – The Path to Crafting Click-Worthy Stories — With Guest Justin Breen

Justin Breen is the founder and CEO of BrEpic Communications, a public relations firm, that launched in 2017. 

In this episode, Charlie Epstein sits down with Justin Breen. Justin shares the journey he went through to build his company, and explains how his PR company works with businesses and brands to craft click-worthy stories for local, regional, and national media outlets. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Justin built his PR firm, BrEpic Communications
  • The lessons Justin learned from getting prospects for BrEpic Communications 
  • Creating a solution to a problem: BrEpic Communications’ business model 
  • The client demographic at BrEpic Communications
  • The rules of PR and how they differ from the media 
  • And more!

Tune in today and discover how journalism and PR have shaped the individual Justin Breen is today!  

Resources: Charlie Epstein | Epstein Financial | (413) 478-8580 | Justin Breen | BrEpic Communications | Epic Business Book