Warren Macdonald's Blog

December 8, 2009

Glass Half Full

Margo and I are on our way to Australia right now (writing this from Auckland airport) and experiencing lots on hands on examples of perspective. We booked our flights using air miles, and as a […]
December 3, 2009

Ice Climbing Weekend!

January 22nd- 24th 2010 in Ouray Colorado It’s on! Our first ice climbing event in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado with Margo and I as your facilitators. This is a great opportunity for those […]
November 19, 2009

Proprietary Information

I spent yesterday in a meeting with one of Canada’s leading oil companies (I was the keynote speaker). Like most companies on the planet, the hot topic of conversation is “How do we deal with […]
September 17, 2009

Angles of Perception

We all know that we don’t all see the world in the same way. We know it, but do we truly get it? Do we truly understand how deep the rabbit hole goes? On July […]
September 16, 2009


I had the opportunity earlier this month to speak to a group of students about to embark on a fairly intensive MBA at the Sauder School of Business in Vancouver. Part of the curriculum for […]
September 7, 2009

Challenge of Change DVD Launch

Great news for you blog subscribers and offer you can’t refuse… To celebrate the release this week of my new *Live Onstage* DVD, “The Challenge of Change”, I’ve got a special offer for you. Not […]
September 6, 2009

The Real Dirt on Farmer John

You know you’re in for a treat with the “dirt eating” opening scene…
July 10, 2009

A Time Comes

Well worth watching even though it runs for almost 20 minutes. If you’re sitting on the fence waiting for the government to make everything better; if you dream of a better world but feel powerless […]
July 9, 2009

Slow Learners

As someone often referred to as a “motivational speaker”, my job is to get you thinking. To inspire, to educate; both good things. This morning though I want to challenge you. I’ve just read what […]
June 25, 2009

On your Bike…

Could any of you have ever imagines a bike could be ridden in this way, say, 20 years ago? I don’t think so. Think about what it means in relation to what’s possible now, not […]
June 8, 2009

Food Inc

You’ve head me talk about the disconnect between us and what we eat many times, and those reading for a while will know I’m a huge fan of Michael Pollan’s books The Omnivores Dilemma and […]
May 31, 2009

Welcome to China

Exciting news with the publication of this months Outside magazine in China. Magazine features a six page article on my story. Here it is; enjoy! Outside Magazine China PDF 2009?4??????????outside ?????????????????????????????·?????????????? Outside Magazine China PDF
May 26, 2009

So much beauty…

In times like these, its pays to remember, to maintain perspective… Enjoy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDXjnW3nIWg
May 25, 2009

Change or Perish

Here’s an example of what happens when we become complacent and fail to adapt to change. Seth Godin made this prediction quite some time ago, that many service providers, including realtors and financial planners, would […]
May 24, 2009

Giving vs. Receiving

Service. What does the word “service” mean? Yes, it can be sued to describe a positive or negative experience in a restaurant or store; that’s one example. More and more though I’m seeing talk turn […]