Check Out The Brain Optimization Summit – January 20-22

Just in time to kick start the mental energy, focus and memory you need for peak performance in the year ahead…   Trading is the quintessential mental game endeavour which is why I think it is so important to prioritize mental health and well-being. I’m pleased to share that I’ll will be a featured speaker […]

Missing the forest through the trees

I was recently coaching a trader who had been trading for several years and had found some success with trading however his results had rather been inconsistent. In our conversations he expressed growing frustration that he was missing a lot of winning trades due his inability to spot profitable setups in real-time even though he […]

Why trying hard is not enough

Many of us have been mistakenly taught in our childhood (and then reinforced in school) that our successes and failures depend on our efforts.   In fact our society puts a premium on this “culture of doing” – the “Just Do It” culture – and idolizes the doers / Type A’s of the world. Unfortunately […]

Free Webinar: Why Trying Harder Doesn’t Make You A Better Trader – How Gaps In Your Learning Strategies Are Holding Back Your Trading Progress

Are you spending countless hours in front of the trading screen with nothing to show for it? Is your trading stagnating or not progressing as quickly as you would like it to? Do you make the same mistakes over and over again? Are you discouraged by the fact that you seem to only spot profitable trades after […]

Nootropics Giveaway

In this week’s podcast we explored the world of smart drugs with Nootropedia’s Mansal Denton and I’d like to announce a fun giveaway to the readers and listeners of The Trading Edge. If this week’s episode has sparked your curiosity around nootropics then enter for a chance to win a bottle of Luminate Focus (value $35 US).   Luminate Focus […]

Episode 29 – Exploring The World Of Smart Drugs With Mansal Denton

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Summary In this week’s episode we are going to be exploring a rather esoteric topic in the domain of performance enhancement and that is the world of smart drugs. Now if you’ve seen the movie Limitless then you probably know what i’m talking about.   But if this is your first time hearing or learning…

Are Large Losses Necessary?

Recently I was having a friendly debate with a fellow trader around the nature of losses.  His belief, and one which i believe is shared by a great many traders, is that experiencing a large trading loss (or even losses) is a necessary part of learning how to trade.  That is for a trader to […]

Episode 21 – Finding The Currency Of Performance

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We've all heard the saying that "time is our most precious resource". Although time is sacred, I'm of the opinion that our most valuable resource is energy – not time. You see in our modern era we constantly borrow from Peter to pay Paul, and it's a poor trade. We deplete ourselves of our physical energy…

What’s your trading mindset?

  System, Methodology, and Psychology form the foundations of trading. Yet most traders doggedly pursue finding a “holy grail” trading system and methodology but leave the psychological aspects of their trading thoroughly un-examined. “The life which is unexamined is not worth living.” – Socrates If you struggle with emotions in your trading (such as having a fear based mindset), lose money trading live money […]

Get 10% Happier – Take the 28 Day Mindfulness for Traders Challenge

[Tweet “I can’t think of one practice that has more improved my outlook on trading more than mindfulness.”] From the likes of hedge fund managers Ray Dalio and Paul Tudor Jones, to artists and professionals like Howard Stern, Tim Ferriss, and Russell Simmons, and countless sports athletes, the number of high performers who are extolling […]

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