Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

November 2, 2016

How Do You Know You Can’t?

How do you know that you can’t achieve that goal? Then why would you say that out loud? Why would you even allow yourself to think it?

Achieving success is hard enough without you doubting your own abilities.

It’s tough to be successful.

The daily grind will beat you down and convince you that your goal isn’t as important as you thought it once was.

It is a battle for focus and energy, passion and progress.

So when you’re faced with a choice to believe or not to believe, you owe it to yourself to take a chance on you.

You owe it to yourself to believe that you can do what seems impossibly crazy.

Not because you’re lucky.

Not because you’re hopeful. But because you know how much it matters and how badly you wish to achieve this goal.

You won’t stop. You won’t consider backing down. You are all in. Committed.

When you find yourself not believing, be deliberate about fighting that doubt.

Believe in yourself. Gamble on your commitment and resolve.

How do you know you can’t? You can.

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.