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Warren Macdonald's Blog

November 2, 2015

By the time you need to draw on your resilience; it’s too late…

I live in Alberta, Canada. You may not know this, but  Alberta is Canada’s oil province; kind of like Texas is for the US. When oil prices first started tanking, I asked friends in the industry […]
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. […]
July 6, 2015

Change your Self-Perception; Change your Life

You’ve heard the phrase “You get what you focus on”. Or in my words, “How you see is what you get”. But what if you don’t like how/ what you see? Is it possible to […]
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 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 […]
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. […]
September 7, 2012

Simplicity is the New Black

Everywhere I’ve turned over the past few weeks I run into an article, book or blog about Simplicity. Is it just me, or has that been your experience also? It’s like we’re finally waking up […]
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 […]
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 22, 2011

In Celebration of Earth Day…

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 […]