Dan Waldschmidt

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Dan Waldschmidt

Sales & Leadership



Using his experience working with various corporate business leaders and the years of research behind his best selling book "EDGY Conversations", Dan Waldschmidt shows audiences the very same strategies, tools and methods developed and utilized by "the world's most unlikely high performers." His stories of ordinary humans achieving outrageous success will enliven each member of the audience to launch an extraordinary life both personally and professionally.

No bullet points. No theories. No boring Powerpoints. Just real talk from a guy who has helped the biggest companies in the world dominate their industry in business, leadership, and motivation. Now it's time to bring the exact same thing to your events.


THE "IF" FACTOR: Living A High Performance Life

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


"Dan was incredible! He was entertaining, motivational, and he connects his stories to thoughtful and actionable takeaways that the audience valued. After his keynote there was a huge line to meet him and get his book signed. In fact, the audience raved about him so much we called him back and asked him to keynote our next event too! We have hosted hundreds of speakers through the years and Dan was the highest rated we have ever had"
- Jared Hamilton, CEO Driving Sales

"If want an inspiring, energetic, and dynamic keynote speaker to address your leadership development needs, I highly encourage you to consider Dan Waldschmidt. You will not be disappointed."
- Dr. Holly Coutier, Executive Director - Maine Principals Association

"The moment Dan walks into a room you can feel his energy! The audience is immediately engaged in his presentation and he quickly captivates attendees with authentic stories, hard-earned experience, and expert knowledge. While an entertaining and motivating experience, his speech will equip you with valuable life lessons. I would highly recommend Dan to anyone. If you have the chance to see Dan speak RUN (don't walk). You don't want to miss out on the opportunity! Trust me, you won't regret it."
- Paul Whetzel, Past President - Carolinas Parking Association