Warren Macdonald's Blog

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 […]
April 22, 2011

In Celebration of Earth Day…

March 29, 2011

The Moth at the PEN World Voices Festival: What Went Wrong?

Tickets now on sale for The Moth at the PEN World Voices Festival: What Went Wrong? Details are: When: Saturday, April 30 Where: The Cooper Union, The Great Hall, 7 E. 7th St., New York […]
March 3, 2011

New York, New York

Exciting News! I’ve been invited to speak at The Moth as part of The Seventh Annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature on April 30. The topic: “What went wrong”… Yeah, I think I […]
February 21, 2011

The Power of Perception. Just how deep does the rabbit hole go?

Two things went horribly wrong an an ice climbing trip last January, that left me looking at life once again from a different angle; a different perspective. In this video I talk about lessons learned […]
February 14, 2011

Wheelchair travel Tip No: 1

We could all use some travel tips from time to time; those of us who use some kind of mobility aid more than others. So, in the interest of sharing best practices I present the […]
February 14, 2011

Join Seth Godin in creating change and a new reality for book publishing

If you’re interested in change, as I’m guessing you are, you’ve probably heard the name Seth Godin. I’m an unabashed fan; suggesting that when a new book becomes available, you run; not walk, to get […]
February 4, 2011

The Badass Project- Your Personal Invite

February 3, 2011

Climb for Change and Win

OK, it’s shwag time! Mt friends at Climb for Change have got together with my friends at Outdoor Research to bring you a competition I think you’re gong to like. Here are the details: Win […]
February 3, 2011

A Certified Badass! Finally…

It was fellow amputee climber Mal Daly who first called ma a “Badass”, and I have to admit, I kind of liked it. I’m happy to announce today though that I’m now “certified”! My buddy […]
January 26, 2011

Do you see The Power of One?

A guy named Scott Lewis made my day yesterday. Scott and I have never met, and in one telephone call he solved an issue that’s been plaguing me for THREE WEEKS. The short story goes […]
December 21, 2010

Obstacle or Opportunity? Simple changes for increased health over the holidays?

Let me say straight up that anyone who introduces themselves as the chocoholic dietician is going to get my attention. That’s a given. I met Andrea Holwegner recently in Montreal (I was a keynote speaker […]
December 14, 2010

What did you do of Relevance today?

Have you ever read something that stopped you dead in your tracks? Caused you to put the book down for a second while the reframing of the world around you took place? I have; many […]
November 29, 2010

Taking Sharing Offline

Sharing on Facebook is great; it allows us to spread ideas (like this one). Landshare (www.landshareaustralia.com.au) takes things a step further by providing access to land we might not be using, to someone with the […]