Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

January 16, 2017

Don’t Do It.

  1. Never expect anyone else to work harder than you are.
  2. Never build your business plan around getting lucky.
  3. Never make decisions based on ego or embarrassment.
  4. Never let yourself stay in a bad mood.
  5. Never stop sweating the details and deadlines.
  6. Never waste time being happy when other people fail.
  7. Never stop learning, listening, or leading.
  8. Never stop being grateful for those who help you along the way.
  9. Never let a small mistake turn into a huge disaster.
  10. Never let a break turn into a lazy stretch.
  11. Never run away from a fight.
  12. Never fight when it doesn’t matter.
  13. Never stop moving towards where you want to be.
  14. Never take too long to apologize when you’re wrong.
  15. Never forget where you came from.
  16. Never let pride stop you from asking for help.
  17. Never act petty because someone else did first.
  18. Never be too busy not to say a kind word.
  19. Never stop believing that you are going to make it.
  20. Never allow power or money to go your head.
  21. Never let fear trick you into taking the easy way out.

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.