Dan Waldschmidt

  • Travels From: Greenville, SC
  • Fees: $20,000 - $35,000

Tagline: Business Strategist

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  • Best-Selling Author, BUSINESS STRATEGIST, Keynote Speaker, & Ultra-Runner

Few individuals embody these principles as fervently as Dan Waldschmidt, a renowned business strategy speaker, author, and consultant. With his unique approach to driving business success, Dan has inspired countless organizations and individuals to push beyond their limits, overcome obstacles, and achieve extraordinary results. In his speaker profile, we delve into the life and philosophy […]

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Using the 1,000+ stories and case studies that he researched when writing his best-selling book, EDGY Conversations, Dan captivates his audiences with practical, real-life examples — the small city who stood up against the greatest king who had ever lived, how to run 100 miles when they’re too tired to move, and how smart companies make millions more by being so valuable people ask for more.

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. In this exciting session Dan shares some easily applied and fresh insights:

  • The superpower of focusing on a few deliberate activities
  • Why being weird is essential to massive long terms progress
  • How to use the right technology to get what you want faster
  • Why you should say “NO” more often to yourself
  • How to be so valuable people can’t stand to live without you
  • Why being awesome is the only goal that matters

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Few individuals embody these principles as fervently as Dan Waldschmidt, a renowned business strategy speaker, author, and consultant. With his unique approach to driving business success, Dan has inspired countless organizations and individuals to push beyond their limits, overcome obstacles, and achieve extraordinary results.

In his speaker profile, we delve into the life and philosophy of Dan Waldschmidt, exploring the profound impact he has made in the world of business strategy and why he continues to be a sought-after speaker, consultant, and mentor for those aspiring to reach the pinnacle of success.

Dan Waldschmidt | Business Strategist

Dan Waldschmidt’s journey to becoming a prominent business strategy speaker is one filled with determination, perseverance, and an unrelenting quest for excellence. Raised in a small town, he learned the value of hard work and resourcefulness from an early age. It was this blue-collar work ethic that shaped his character and laid the foundation for his future success.

After completing his education, Dan began his career in sales and soon realized that his true passion lay in the world of business strategy. He started his own company, Waldschmidt Partners International, where he immersed himself in the complexities of business growth and performance. It was during this time that he developed his now-famous “EDGY Conversations” philosophy, which focuses on the principles of commitment, consistency, and extreme behavior.

The EDGY Philosophy

At the core of Dan Waldschmidt’s philosophy lies the concept of being “EDGY.” This philosophy transcends mere business strategies; it’s a way of life. EDGY stands for Extreme Behavior, Disciplined Activity, Giving, and Y(h)uman Potential. These four pillars form the basis of Waldschmidt’s approach to achieving exceptional results in business and life.

  • Extreme Behavior: Dan emphasizes the need for extreme behaviors, which means going above and beyond the ordinary. He believes that success comes to those who push their limits and strive for the extraordinary.
  • Disciplined Activity: Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments. Dan insists that consistent, disciplined actions are vital for reaching the pinnacle of success. It’s not just about working hard but working smart.
  • Giving: Dan is a strong advocate for giving back to others. He believes that true success is not just about personal gain but also about making a positive impact on the lives of others.
  • Y(h)uman Potential: This principle underscores the importance of understanding human potential. Dan argues that we often underestimate what we can achieve, and tapping into our full potential is the key to achieving exceptional results.

Dan’s philosophy is not just a theoretical framework; it’s a practical guide for transforming one’s life and business. It encourages individuals and organizations to push the boundaries of what’s possible, adopt a fearless attitude, and consistently seek excellence.

Inspirational Speaking

Dan Waldschmidt’s magnetic speaking style is a powerful tool for spreading his EDGY philosophy to a broader audience. As a business strategy speaker, Dan has addressed countless audiences, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. His presentations are marked by high energy, engaging storytelling, and a call to action.

Waldschmidt’s talks are not your typical motivational speeches. They are a wake-up call, challenging individuals to confront their excuses, embrace extreme behaviors, and drive change within themselves and their organizations. His no-nonsense approach has earned him a reputation as a speaker who inspires real, tangible results.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Dan’s speaking engagements is his ability to connect with his audience on a personal level. He draws from his own life experiences, sharing stories of triumph over adversity and showcasing how the EDGY philosophy transformed his own journey. This authenticity resonates with his listeners, making them believe that they too can achieve greatness.

Consulting and Mentoring

In addition to his speaking engagements, Dan Waldschmidt serves as a consultant and mentor to businesses and individuals seeking to maximize their potential. He takes his EDGY philosophy and applies it to the specific challenges faced by his clients.

As a consultant, Dan works closely with organizations to develop strategies for growth and improvement. His methods are tailored to the unique needs of each client, ensuring that they gain a competitive edge in their respective industries. His deep understanding of business strategy, combined with his relentless pursuit of excellence, makes him a valuable asset for companies looking to achieve breakthrough results.

As a mentor, Dan empowers individuals to reach their full potential. He provides guidance, support, and accountability to those who aspire to be exceptional in their personal and professional lives. His mentorship goes beyond mere advice; it instills the EDGY philosophy in his mentees, helping them achieve extraordinary results.

Conclusion

Dan Waldschmidt is not just a business strategy speaker; he is a beacon of inspiration for those who dare to dream big and work tirelessly to turn those dreams into reality. His EDGY philosophy challenges conventional thinking and encourages individuals and organizations to aim higher, work harder, and become the best versions of themselves.

Through his speaking engagements, consulting, and mentoring, Dan Waldschmidt continues to make a profound impact on the world of business strategy. He has proven time and again that with extreme behaviors, disciplined activity, giving, and the belief in human potential, success is not a distant dream but an achievable reality.

In a world where mediocrity often prevails, Dan Waldschmidt’s unwavering commitment to excellence is a powerful reminder that anyone can rise above the ordinary. His life and work serve as a testament to the fact that, with the right mindset and a dedication to being EDGY, greatness is within reach for all those willing to pursue it.

Dan Waldschmidt is not just a business strategy speaker; he is a beacon of inspiration for those who dare to dream big and work tirelessly to turn those dreams into reality. His EDGY philosophy challenges conventional thinking and encourages individuals and organizations to aim higher, work harder, and become the best versions of themselves.

Through his speaking engagements, consulting, and mentoring, Dan Waldschmidt continues to make a profound impact on the world of business strategy. He has proven time and again that with extreme behaviors, disciplined activity, giving, and the belief in human potential, success is not a distant dream but an achievable reality.

In a world where mediocrity often prevails, Dan Waldschmidt’s unwavering commitment to excellence is a powerful reminder that anyone can rise above the ordinary. His life and work serve as a testament to the fact that, with the right mindset and a dedication to being EDGY, greatness is within reach for all those willing to pursue it.

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