What makes a Good Trader Good?

Trading is a discipline that requires a lot more than what I can write in one article. However, it is important for you and I to nail down what we lack and to figure what else we need before we get there, which is in line with the theme of continuous development. Right? You see,…

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Why Do Some Traders Win and Some Lose?

If you have read about the Turtle Traders in the book “The Way of the Turtles” (see book), then you would also agree that it is absolutely possible that any ordinary person can be transformed into a full time trader. The question was “How”. I started trading the financial market out of curiosity, I wanted…

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What Traders Can Learn from Property Gurus?

Today has been a fun day for me as I accompanied my dad (who recently retired from his day job) to a property auction. I used the word fun because this was an interesting experience for me due to the fact that I used to be a mobile trader and, now, a market trader. Buying…

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3 Reasons to Stay Away from the Market

Trading is about going with the flow of the market, sometimes the market flows smoothly and sometimes it does not. For traders, this would also mean that you will be in and out of the market according to the flow. When the market is flowing smoothly, you stay in and when the market becomes choppy,…

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The Power of the Mind

You do know that the mind is a very powerful trading resource, do you not? You also know that it is an important tool that can help you achieve trading success easily and effortlessly, right? If you agree (and I know you do), then great news for you because you are either already part of…

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3 Ways to Connect with Your Trading Mind?

  My interest and fascination for the power of the mind continues as I am now nearly half way through my course on hypnosis and hypnotherapy. The more I learn about the subconscious mind, the more I realise that having the knowledge of the subconscious mind and ability to connect with it consciously is just…

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Mechanicalise Your Trading, A Great Habit to Have

The first quarter of the year had just passed by and we are already moving towards the end of April. While it took me a while, only very recently did I manage to complete the review of my trades from Jan-Mar. Just to be clear, I’m not updating my rules but this is one of…

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Making Trading Changes is as Easy as Changing a Software Code

“…a state of mind or perspective is like software code. You could have several thousand lines of perfectly written code, with only one flawed line, and in that one flawed line there might be only one character out of place. Depending on the purpose of the software and where that flaw is in relation to…

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3 Lessons You Need to Accept Winners and Losers with Grace

Today’s topic is an exciting one because I will be talking about something that many new and aspiring traders hate most, and that’s because many of them only aspire to win.  On the other hand, seasoned traders know very well that winning or losing is part of the game. In fact, ask a professional trader…

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Why Traders Need Mental Reprogramming to Succeed?

Once in a while, you get a successful businessman or a qualified professional who joins the trading world and wants to start a full time career in trading. They know that you can make a living from trading the market and, hence, they want a piece of it too. In fact, who won’t since there…

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