Warren Macdonald's Blog

September 21, 2016

Blind to Disability

I’m sure you heard the news last week about four Paralympian’s running a time fast enough to have gotten gold if they had been competing two weeks earlier at the Olympics. And perhaps you presumed, […]
July 8, 2016

Reframing for Resilience

So the *$#& has just hit the fan and you need to be more resilient. As I’ve said before, it’s too late. Resilience is like a bank account. You only have what you have. That’s […]
October 8, 2015

Uncertainty

All of us feel stuck at some point in our lives, and it’s no wonder. The scientific community suggests that the average adult makes approximately 35,000 decisions each day… Most of those decisions happen unconsciously, […]
August 16, 2015

You don’t need to be more resilient. Unless you want to stay in business.

Resilience is a funny thing. We only need it when things go wrong. The rest of the time it’s something for others to worry about. The poor farmer in Africa; he must be so resilient. […]
February 16, 2015

Do what you can, with what you’ve got (take two).

After a year of rehab, I finally found out last week that the shoulder injury I’ve been dealing with isn’t really an injury. That is, it’s not something that can be fixed, with surgery or […]
March 28, 2014

Do what you can. With what you’ve got.

Inspired by my friend Will Gadd’s story of how he, one of the worlds most prolific athletes when it comes to all things extreme, found himself settled back on the couch feeling sorry for himself […]
March 10, 2014

First Solution Revolution Coaching Call!

Allow me cut straight to the chase here. I’m in front of somewhere between 5,000- 10,000 people each year, teaching folks to see differently; encouraging them to think about what it is they want to […]
February 19, 2014

Perception: Your first step towards building Resilience and Overcoming Adversity

It never ceases to amaze me how deep the rabbit hole goes when it comes to perception. To how, what and why we see what we see… You don’t need me to remind you of […]
November 25, 2013

Climbing out of Addiction and Depression

Imagine for a moment that you’re skipping through a mountain meadow; the sun shining on your beaming face; a gentle breeze blows on your cheeks so that you are not too hot; not too cold. […]
June 28, 2013

Creating through Crisis: Finding Opportunity in Adversity

If you fly as much as I do I’m sure you’ll be with me on this. From the time I leave for the airport, I just want to get the show on the road. Once […]
January 14, 2013

Fearless

In a world filled with uncertainty, Joe Glickman’s newly released book Fearless could be the most important book you read in 2013. Here’s why: Uncertainly is not going away in 2013. The economy; the fiscal […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]