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Dan Waldschmidt

Business Strategist
Country: USA

Using the strategies, tools, and methods of “the world’s most unlikely high performers”, our speaker Dan Waldschmidt will empower your audience with the focus, insight, and accountability they need to achieve their best results yet. His stories of ordinary humans achieving outrageous success will light a fire under each member of the audience to launch an extraordinary life of their own. You have to be something in life. Why not be awesome?

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Our keynote speaker Dan Waldschmidt doesn’t just talk about success. He’s obsessed with it. As a champion ultra-runner and elite strategist to business leaders across the world, Dan pushes the limits of high performance in everything that he does. Whether it is helping a Fortune 100 business grow an emerging business unit by 1,000% year-over-year or showing a new work-from-home entrepreneur how to drive radical progress with limited resources—Dan uses every ounce of his energy to build winners. He calls it “EDGY”. You might call it “that thing I knew I needed but couldn’t put into words”.

Having fought depression (and MMA), motivational speaker Dan Waldschmidt spearheaded his own multi-million dollar company turnaround and writes a popular blog that over 30 million people around the world read. If you care about these sort of things, The Wall Street Journal praised his writing as one of the most influential sales and business blogs. His insights have been published in Business Insider, Forbes, Vanity Fair, CNBC and countless other news, radio, podcast, and TV outlets.

Whether it is a 45-minute keynote as part of your company’s annual sales kick-off or a 3-hour working session with your senior leadership team at a retreat, Dan will inspire you to think differently—and be awesome.

    Keynote by Speaker Dan Waldschmidt


    Using the 1,000+ stories and case studies that he researched when writing his best-selling book, EDGY Conversations. Keynote speaker Dan Waldschmidt will captivate you with stories about the small city who stood up against the greatest king who had ever lived, how to run 100 miles when you’re too tired to move, and how smart companies make millions more by being more valuable. No bullet points. No theories. No boring Powerpoints. Real talk from a guy who has helped the biggest companies in the world dominate their industry. Now it’s time for you to do the exact same thing.

    What audiences learn: 

    There are 6 key lessons that all high performers in business, math, sports, science, and politics have learned to get to that point in their life and career. In our time together we’ll explore:

    • The superpower of outworking everyone else around you
    • Why being weird is essential to massive long terms progress
    •  How to use the right technology to get what you want
    •  Why you should say “NO” more often to yourself
    •  How to be so valuable people can’t live without you
    •  The toughness you need to develop to stay focused


    Keynote by Speaker Dan Waldschmidt

    Creating an Internal Culture of Success


    What if success were predictable? Almost automatic? Driving epic performance is less about the tools and training you offer than the environment you create.

    What audiences learn: 

    Keynote speaker Dan Waldschmidt shares 7 keys strategies to empower outrageous results from ordinary individuals. It’s an eye-opening discussion about being the best, self-improvement, and candor.

    • How your team’s perception of effort enables everyone to exceed expectations
    • How living fit makes your team powerful and prepared for being awesome
    • How a focused morning ritual can guarantee everyone stays successful
    •  How using smart tools can help your team work smarter and harder
    •  How to make “awesome” a tangible business goal that translates into results
    •  How a mindset of gratitude infuses energy into your daily conquest
    •  How to reset your perception of what’s possible to push beyond mediocrity

    Audience profile: 

    This is an inspiring discussion for senior leaders and associations who need to generate high performance out of themselves, their team, their company, or their members.


    Learn 7 proven strategies shared by Dan and employed by unlikely Olympic champions, billion dollar business startups, and industry juggernauts to cultivate winning mindsets-and ultimately become unstoppably successful.


    Keynote by Speaker Dan Waldschmidt

    Everything You Think You Know About Success Is Wrong


    Ultimately, success is not about what you do. It’s about how you think. How you approach problems, how you fundamentally see the world determines your outcome.

    What Audiences Learn:

    The four principles of “EDGY”:

    •  Extreme Behavior – expand your perception of possibility
    •  Disciplined Activity – execute flawlessly and consistently
    • Giving Mindset – stop trading, start giving
    •  (Y)Human Strategy – emotional intelligence regulates success


    For senior leader retreats, company-wide events, kickoff meetings, and any audience you want to perform at an elite level.

    The EDGY philosophy lends itself to solving life problems – all areas. It makes you better at what your audience is already good at. It is the gateway and guiding hand to high achievement. 

    –  Growing sales

    –  Empowering teams

    –  Becoming physically fit, mentally fit, and financially fit

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