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Warren Macdonald's Blog

September 30, 2014

Keep Going.

Yesterday, while cycling up my favourite section of my favourite ride, it finally dawned on me why I enjoyed this section of the ride so much. I loved this part because I had cracked the […]
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 […]
April 24, 2011

For the Explorer in you…

God be with those who explore in the cause of understanding; whose search takes them far from what is familiar and comfortable and leads them into danger or terrifying loneliness. Let us try to understand […]
November 3, 2010

First ever “Challenge of Change” virtual presentation on December 14!

Ok, I’m excited. For years folks have been asking me “When are you going to come to my town?”, or “When are you doing a presentation that’s open to the public?”, or, “When are you […]
September 20, 2010

Amps are at it again!

Amps are at it again; this time with Frenchman Philippe Croizon, a quadruple amputee following an electrical accident, swimming across the English Channel in a very respectable 13 1/2 hours. Read the full story HERE
August 19, 2010

Nine Lives Adventure

Nice article here in Whislter’s (BC)Pique magazine about a couple of local guys’ new adventure outfit called Nine Lives. The twist is, one of the guys; Matt Thola uses a wheelchair. If you do too; […]
August 7, 2010

Sink or Swim

We often come up with excuses as to why we’re not participating fully in life. “I can’t do this because of that.” “I can’t do x until y happens.” We all do it; I’m as […]
August 5, 2010

Torso Twist and other Trickery

I’ve had lots of replies to a question posed in yesterday’s newsletter about the “torso twist”. The question: Would it help if I posted a video to explain this and other tricks/ techniques that make […]
July 30, 2010

A New Level

WARNING: Don’t watch the following if you suffer from any kind of heart problems. Equally important, don’t watch if you’re prone to comments along the lines of “that’s just stupid”, or something equally judgmental. DO […]
July 17, 2010

The Solution lies Within

Following in the footsteps (so to speak) of my last post, The Learning Never Stops, I wanted to share another little trick I learnt a while ago. If you use a wheelchair, you might have […]
July 15, 2010

The Learning Never Stops

This one belongs in the category of bizzare… This April just past, I’ve gone thirteen years on the planet without legs. That’s a long time; and during that time, I’ve figured out some stuff. A […]
July 13, 2010

MBA or MBI?

Great articlein Mondays’ Globe and Mail by Harvey Schachter on futurist Jim Caroll’s call to replace the MBA with the MBI- Master in Business Imagination. First off, have a read of the article HERE. Go […]