Warren Macdonald's Blog

April 24, 2009

Somebody called me a Motivational Speaker…

Somebody called me a motivational speaker the other day. Frankly, I couldn’t have been more insulted. Sure, I kind of motivate people (I prefer the term “give them something to think about”). But the kind […]
March 9, 2009

Mankato MN Men’s Forum, Tuesday March 10 at 5pm

On my way to speak at the 5th Annual Men’s Health Forum in Mankato MN. Here’s a flyer (below), as well as some recent press about the event. Be great to see you there! Warren […]
February 25, 2009

Sharing to help others

One thing that gives me satisfaction from what I’ve been through is being able to share insights to help others who find themselves in similar situations; such as shark attack victim and navy diver Paul […]
January 28, 2009

Your Move…

I had a guy take me to task last week with the following: “If we all create our own reality like you say we do, why is it that I have to get caught up […]
January 19, 2009

Adventures in Personal Leadership Series- Orlando FL Event

A Test of Will: One Man’s Extraordinary Story of Survival February 19, 2009 8:45am-10:00am Warren’s story is a gripping tale of profound courage, strength of spirit and sheer tenacity in the face of overwhelming odds. […]
December 30, 2008

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF)

If you’re going to be in Vancouver BC this February (2009), you don’t want to miss the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF). Both Margo and I will be doing shows at the fest, me […]
November 18, 2008

Personal Leadership

I mentioned Seth Godin’s new book Tribes a few weeks back and want to urge you again to get hold of and read this book. There’s never been a more important time to take charge […]
October 21, 2008

The Tasmanian “Family Man” Revealed

You know the “family man” we’re all supposed to feel for because his jobs on the line, the guy that’s just trying to make ends meet by logging the last of our old growth forests? […]
October 20, 2008

For theose who don’t like to read

here’s a great video of one of my favorite authors Michael Pollan (“The Omnivore’s Dilemma“, “In Defense of Food“) speaking at the Gooogleplex. I’d say enjoy; but that wouldn’t be quite right…
October 19, 2008

How you see is what you get…

I think we’re finally starting to get it. God, I hope so. If we don’t start waking up now with all that’s going on we’re really in trouble. We’ve put all our trust in our […]
August 1, 2008

The Certainty of Uncertainty

It doesn’t matter whether we’re in a recession or not. Only one thing is certain. The game has changed. It had to; it was totally unsustainable and simply could not go on. The lessons here […]
June 10, 2008

“The Second Step” now available for download from Amazon!

Wow, I was beginning to think we’d never see the day, but it’s finally here. Winner of EIGHT international awards, “The Second Step” is now available for download through Amazon Unbox. That means no waiting […]
June 10, 2008

Podcast on Workopolis

I was recently interviewed by Alan Kearn’s at Workopolis. In Alan’s words: “you shared so much valuable wisdom. Thank you!” Enjoy!
June 10, 2008

Warren on the Hour – Part 2

June 10, 2008

Warren on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos – Part 1

Lot’s of you saw the interview I did with George when it went to air, or caught one of the many repeats of the show, but I’m glad to finally post it here as to […]