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Warren Macdonald's Blog

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 […]
February 3, 2014

Can we learn to become more resilient?

We can easily understand the concept of resilience, but to truly become resilient, it must be practiced…. It happened again last week. Following my keynote presentation in northern Idaho for a healthcare group, a gentleman […]
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 […]
April 4, 2012

Denial is not a virtue. No really, it’s not…

People often presume that, because of the nature of what I do (you know, being a professional speaker, telling people what to do etc), that I must have it all figured out. That would be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 26, 2010

December 14 Webinar- Early Bird Deadline finishes Tonight!

Now, please don’t think I’m giving you the hard sell here, but I do want to let you know that the early bird deadline for the December 14th webinar finishes tonight (Friday 26th Nov) at […]
November 21, 2010

Challenging Times call for Sharper Tools

I’m often asked for advice on the tools I use to get things done; I figured I’d list them out here: Google As in gmail, gcal, Google Contacts, Google maps, etc, etc… What did we […]
November 21, 2010

Setting yourself up for Success

November 20, 2010

The only thing to fear, is Change. Or fear itself…

Yesterday in Vancouver I spoke to a financial services group. One of the topics I brought to the table was the concept of facing fear, or rather, the implications when we don’t. I shared a […]
November 19, 2010

Meditating on Choice

For most of us, dealing with change is incredibly difficult. We like things to stay the same; we like things to be known. People often ask me (actually, people always ask me) “How can I […]
November 17, 2010

Let it go…

Letting go is not easy. In fact, it could be one of the most difficult things any of us ever have to do. One of the biggest lessons I have learned has been that you […]
October 27, 2010

So you want to be a professional speaker?

I’ve been speaking for over a decade now. Longer actually when you consider that words first started coming out of my mouth in 1966, but I mean speaking professionally. Yes, being paid to talk; could […]