Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

May 20, 2014

Be The Crowd You Wish You Had.

You’re not the only one trying to achieve audacious dreams with your life. You’re not the only one who wakes up tired and goes to bed with unfinished ambitions.

You’re not the only one who faces challenges that seem impossible to work around.

You’re not the only one who tries and fails and tries and fails again.

You’re not the only one who struggles to be fit financially, physically, and mentally.

You’re not the only one who has worries and doubt about the future.

You’re not the only one who desperately wants a better future.

We’re all in this struggle together.

It might seem like those around you have it easier than you do, but there’s usually a struggle under the surface that you don’t know about.

The things you want for you are what those around you want for themselves as well. Happiness. Comfort and confidence. Security.

You might want different toys with different colors, but at the core, it’s all the same.

We’re all in this struggle together.

And while you can’t fight everyone else’s battle for them, you can be empathetic enough to cheer them on.

That’s your mission. Be the crowd that cheers the gladiator on to victory.

Create winners with your passionate support.

You’ll want that for you someday.

About the author

Dan Waldschmidt

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.