Warren Macdonald's Blog

June 2, 2012

One Plus One

 I had the opportunity in Sydney recently to be a guest on Jane Hutcheon’s “One Plus One” program on the ABC. You can watch it online HERE (runs approx 10 mins).
May 20, 2012

A Test of Will: Audio version now available!

This has been way too long in coming, but for everyone that’s asked over the years, I’m psyched to announce that “A Test of Will” is now available in audio format from audible.com Here’s the […]
April 16, 2012

What a Leader Looks like

People often ask me who my heroes are, expecting I think my response to include perhaps a famous mountaineer, a sporting legend; or some other historical figure. I see the look of recognition in their […]
April 4, 2012

Denial is not a virtue. No really, it’s not…

People often presume that, because of the nature of what I do (you know, being a professional speaker, telling people what to do etc), that I must have it all figured out. That would be […]
January 25, 2012

Before you make an excuse, you might want to check this out…

Twelve years ago, a co-worker tried to talk me out of climbing a mountain because there was a section of trail he was quite familiar with, that he couldn’t see me being able to navigate […]
January 24, 2012

So you think you’re a Badass?

Trust me; you could be badder. And I’ve got just the place for you to learn. This Thursday and Friday (26th & 27th January), my friend JBT is hosting the first, the inaugural Badass Conference. […]
December 28, 2011

What will you create in 2012?

Instead of a resolution, I’ve got a prediction for 2012. It’s going to be “interesting”. What does “interesting” look like? It depends. I spent a lot of time this past year working with my friend […]
November 19, 2011

Winter Driving as an Amputee

Another how-to tip for amputees or anyone who uses a wheelchair for mobility. Winter driving can be a challenge for anyone, but for someone with a “disability” there are additional concerns we need to think […]
November 10, 2011

A Taste of things to come…

Things have been busy around here in preparation for the February launch of my new project; The Solution Revolution. Part training course; part Inner circle, I’ll be interviewing leading experts and thought leaders on Solution […]
November 4, 2011

Fear gets me Focussed

I’m really excited today to let you know that my interview with Ishita Gupta for Fearless Magazine is now online! You can read all about how I manage my own relationship with fear HERE.
September 15, 2011

Emmanuel Kelly has the X-Factor

Get the Kleenex ready… This is not just the story of an incredibly inspiring and brave young man. This is also the story of an incredible woman, Moira Kelly, who has continually shown in her […]
September 13, 2011

The Solution Revolution

is coming. Soon.
June 24, 2011

Summer of Opportunity, Plus a Great Deal for Toronto

Just because its summer doesn’t mean we stop learning, does it? Of course not. I learnt more about barbequing last summer than I thought possible (I’m Australian, remember), but I digress… I have a couple […]
May 12, 2011

Finding our way Home

On April 30th I had the amazing opportunity to tell my story in a way I hadn’t told it before, as part of The Moth; in turn part of PEN World Voices. Lot’s of people […]
April 24, 2011

For the Explorer in you…

God be with those who explore in the cause of understanding; whose search takes them far from what is familiar and comfortable and leads them into danger or terrifying loneliness. Let us try to understand […]