Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

March 1, 2018

[Bonus] The Right Age to be Amazing.

At 1, Christian Friedrich Heinecken, the legendary child prodigy had read the Pentateuch. At 2, speed skater Bonnie Blair began skating. She should go on to win five Olympic gold medals.

At 3, Wolfgang Mozart, taught himself to play the harpsichord.

At 4, Brazilian Formula One race-car driver Ayrton Senna da Silva began driving.

At 5, Yo-Yo Ma, the world-famous cellist, began playing Bach’s “Suites for Unaccompanied Cello” before bed each evening.

At 6, Willie Hoppe, the greatest billiards player in history, began to play pool. He had to stand on a box to reach the table.

At 7, English philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill had mastered Greek.

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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.