Episode 19 – Mercedes Oestermann Van Essen: The Buddhist Trader and Trading From Oneness @_BuddhistTrader

Summary In this week’s episode I had the pleasure of chatting with Mercedes Oestermann Van Essen. Mercedes is a trader and internationally recognized intuitive coach and mentor focusing on trading psychology. I discovered Mercedes through the presentations she’s done with TopStepTrader and later found out that she has a very good body of work over…

Episode 18 – Understanding Willpower and The Will of Heroes w/ Colin Robertson @Willpower_ed

Summary In this week’s episode we take a slight detour from our usual programming of trading topics and instead explore the topic of Willpower with Colin Robertson. Colin’s a willpower researcher, founder of a blog called willpowered.co, and if you’re interested in the topic of willpower then I think this episode will give you some…

Episode 17 – Why trust is at the root of successful trading w/ Ray Burchett

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Summary What is the role of trust in trading? On previous episodes you may have heard me speak about why I believe confidence is the most important emotion to carry into trading. Confidence is what allows you to have the convictions to do what needs to be done even when it's uncomfortable. In this week’s…

Episode 16 – You’re not good enough to be disappointed

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Summary I talk to a lot of traders and over and over again I hear how in one form or another that they’re not happy with their performance. Let me say this and I don’t mean to be controversial but I think it needs to be said. But for most traders out there I’m sorry…

“Open Office Hours” and The Time Gift Paradox

Earlier this month, I was speaking to a good friend who is an amazing coach and trainer and he shared with me how he recently started holding “open hours” for his clients – all for free. This idea inspired me. Having a coach/mentor is probably one of the surest ways to shortcut success or achieve greater levels of success in […]

Episode 15 – Are you trading for profits, drama, or a combination of both? w/ Michael Martin @martin_kronicle

Summary In this week’s episode I interview Michael Martin. For those who don’t know Michael, Michael is an author, blogger, editor, trading coach, podcaster, and professional trader. He’s the author of a book I thoroughly enjoyed called The Inner Voice of Trading and he’s been in and around the business of trading and finance for…

Episode 14 – Trading Lessons from Essentialism – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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Summary We’ve all heard the phrases - "The more the merrier. The bigger the better." In theory, the phrases make sense. But why does it have to be that way? What if we started pursuing less but better? As author Greg McKeown puts it in the book "Essentialism", “It is not about getting more things…

Episode 13 – Why confidence is the most important emotion in trading w/ Nikolai Dimitrov

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Summary In this week’s episode I catch up with trader and trading coach Nikolai Dimitrov. With experiences as a concert pianist, a semi professional bodybuilder, and a fine finish carpentry craftsman, and an educational background in physics, math, and in business and management - Nikolai brings a unique set of experiences and perspectives to trading. What I think you'll appreciate from our conversation is Nikolai's craftsman like work ethic when it comes to trading.This is a trait and quality that I think all of us could benefit from and practice. If…

Episode 12 – The Art of Technical Indicators w/ Barry Taylor @eminiwatch

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Summary In this week's episode I interview Emini-watch’s Barry Taylor. What I admire most about Barry is how he’s architected a fantastic life through trading. He spends much of his year travelling around the world, spending time each year in places like Australia, France, and Hawaii and enjoying the great surf. He’s the quintessential trader…

Weekly Market Perspectives – 09/28-10/02

Weekly Market Commentary –   All appeared lost this past week as it early in the week it appeared as though the market were heading for a sell off after breaking out of the recent consolidation. In times like these, it’s important to focus on the bigger picture and view things from a longer term perspective. The weekly chart […]

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