John Macdonald

“I've always been too worried about the destination, even after having heard about the journey over and over again. I've been trying to arrive forever. What I realize intellectually, and am now trying to feel, is that the journey is the destination.”


Oley, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Professional title:

Software Developer, Entrepreneur, Coach, Team Builder

What do you do?

I build things and teams, and also help others build things and teams.


I love to make stuff. My goal in any situation is to make a positive impact: on people, on the project, on the customers. I believe in positive leadership, individual responsibility and creativity, and that combining teamwork with these qualities are the means to any end.

What should we read?

The War of Art, by Stephen Pressfield