Dan Waldschmidt
Dan Waldschmidt
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Dan Waldschmidt doesn’t just talk about leveling up. He’s obsessed with it. He's set records as an ultra-runner and been the personal strategist for the leading business leaders of our time. He wrote a book, called EDGY Conversations that accidentally became a worldwide bestseller and continues to share his insights from the stage as a keynote speaker and on the blogs and podcasts you will find here. Most days, you'll find Dan heads-down, working on breakthrough strategies for his clients at EDGY Inc, a highly-focused, invite-only, business strategy execution company based out of Silicon Valley.

5 Reasons Why Sleep Will Boost Your Overall Well Being

Many underestimate the importance of a good night’s rest. Getting enough sleep is vital to maintaining optimal health and well-being. It’s as essential as regular exercise and eating a balanced diet. Conversely, being sleep deprived negatively affects brain function. Cognition,…

Mentoring for Business: Why You Need to Know

Employee Benefit News (EBN) reports that it costs companies 33% of an employee’s annual salary to hire a replacement when that employee leaves. In 2018, 41.4 million U.S. workers voluntarily left their jobs. This translates to more than 27% of…

8 Great Ways to Keep Your Employees Focused and Motivated

Staying focused and motivated all day, every day, is not easy. No matter how much employees love their jobs, their minds will eventually start to wander and their motivation will drop. A Gallup study found that unmotivated employees cost businesses…

11 Ways To Keep Momentum When You Do Something That Matters

It’s no secret that you need momentum in order to accomplish your goals. Especially your business goals. Once you’ve built the momentum in your business it is important that you maintain that momentum at all costs. That doesn’t mean you…

How to Make Your Workplace the Most Positive Environment

Most of us spend more time with our co-workers during the week than we do with our own families. So what happens when you have to deal with a difficult personality at work or feel negative energy every time you…

26 Mistakes That Will Stop You From Achieving What You Want The Most

It was a little after 4 AM when I got to the starting line. It was freezing cold — barely 20 degrees fahrenheit outside. I was wearing Nike running tights, a compression shirt, and a light running jacket. It was…

11 Ways To Stay Committed To Achieve Results

We all start a new year, a new job, a new relationship with good intentions – but statistically, few of us ever succeed. Fewer than 40% of people set goals. And out of that small group of goal-setters, fewer than…

8 Awesome Team Building Ideas Your People Will Love

Having a capable team that works well together takes time and effort. Your company may have a kick-ass product, a well thought out business strategy, and extreme growth potential — but if your team can’t communicate effectively and collaborate well,…

The 10 Commandments of Great Managers (And How Facebook Does It Right)

A recent Gallup poll estimated that only about 1 in 10 people naturally possess the talent to manage. What’s even scarier is that organizations name the wrong person as manager about 80% of the time! The study also learned that…

Why Teams Fall Apart (And What You Can Do To Prevent It)

A few years ago, I read a business review written by a company’s internal sales reps that really struck a chord with me — especially since I am in the business of keeping those sales reps inspired to hit ambitious…