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Do Not Trade When…

Yes, there are times when I’m better off not trading. There are times when I should just concentrate on other things and leave the charts for a while.

But when?

How can I know if I am in a situation where I should just push through, carry on, put in the effort and not give in? Or if I am in a situation where the best thing I can truly do is to take a break?

Here’s the quick and dirty answer: If you’re Continue reading

Step 008 – What I Learned About Trading From Improv

cigar-362183_640In trading, one of the prerequisites of success is to be able to do with consistency that which feels unnatural and uncomfortable. Since becoming a Master Trader is my goal, and since my natural tendency is towards careful planning and staying well within my comfort zone, I am often challenged on my path.

The other night I met with a friend and I showed him my Definite Major Purpose (DMP) that I have written down in less than 400 words (yes, part of a self development program which I can highly recommend). He read it carefully and said “It is well written, very clear, and inspiring. But does it help you to get out of your head, out of your planning, and out of your comfort zone? Because you need Continue reading