Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

December 8, 2015

Its Going To Take Time.

It takes time to turn things around. No matter where you are or what you’re trying to accomplish, the truth about being successful is that it won’t happen overnight.

It takes time to create strategy that works for you — time, trial, and error.

That’s okay if your life is smooth and you’re making progress each day, but difficult to deal with if you’re in a painful situation.

It’s hard to be patient when you’re living through the consequences of bad decisions from your past.

Getting to a better place can be all consuming.

Don’t lose track of the reality that it is going to take you  time to turn things around.

It took time to get you here. It’s going to take more time to get you there.

Maybe even the rest of your life.

That’s why it is important to manage your daily momentum. It’s not all going to happen quickly.

Change isn’t always something that you can see.

You have to feel it. Create it. Live it.

  1. Use smart tools like Todoist and Wunderlist to keep you scheduled and getting things done each day.
  2. Take time to journal what’s your grateful for and what you can do today to be awesome.
  3. Spend time each day doing some sort of exercise or meditating to give yourself space to think.
  4. Trade the time you watch TV and read books about things that fascinate you.

It’s going to take time for you to turn things around.

There’s always a good reason not to do these things.

Something each day that seems more important.

Building momentum is the result of doing things that matter each day. Whether you feel like doing them or not. Whether it looks like they are working or not.

Prepare for the long haul.Don’t expect to be an overnight success story.

That’s not going to happen for you. It’s going to take time.

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.