Dan Waldschmidt

by Dan Waldschmidt

January 4, 2018

[Bonus] When You Make the Choice to be Awesome.

All the odds pointed to Derek Redmond being the winner of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona in the 400 meter sprint.  During his career he had already won the World Championships, European Championships, and the Commonwealth Games in the 400 meter sprint and 4×400 meter relay.  In fact, he was the British Record holder.

And as the gun sounded for the beginning of the race, he surged to the front of the pack.  For 150 meters, he ran at a blistering pace.   He was sure to set a new Olympic Record.  But then he pulled up with a limp.

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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.