Category Archives for Mind, Money and Markets

Measure What Matters – Part 2 Lucrative Trades

I know that many of you think that I must be crazy to make the claim that 100% of all your trades can be lucrative. We do this by defining lucrative in a way that you can control each and every trade,

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Episode 3 of the 2 Bulls in a China Shop Trade Runner Podcast

In the third installment of our limited series, the topic of discussion is on persistent trading mistakes. Join us as we learn how to identify those mistakes, determine their positive intent and ultimately,

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The Missing Piece of the Puzzle – A Trader’s Relationship with Money

What is wrong with self-help books?I just read a blog by L. Michael Hall who is one of the best commentators on the topic of personal development. It was titled “Why Self-Help Books Don’t Help.”

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The Coaching Client Experience

What does a coaching client experience? Lori sent me this description of our first session together, and graciously allowed me to share her experience. It occurred to me that other traders who are considering

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Risk Reward Ratios and Your Emotional Sweet Spot

How do I learn from my clients? Sometimes the best psychological trading concepts are clarified in a conversation with my private coaching clients. This is especially true when we are struggling with

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Stepping Into Power – Creating the Dream

Stepping Into Power – Creating the Dream

Stepping into power and success is like stepping into an alien world. Few of my clients realize what is required to step out of their reactive survival mechanisms. I have reviewed thousands of assessments

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The Crypto Craze and Cocky Confidence

My sleep was interrupted by the ring from my personal cell phone. A client who had several million dollars invested in cryptos was in a panic. This was followed by a second call from another client in

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Don’t Ask WHY

An email I received from David H., one of our Bootcamp members, and thought it was worth sharing: “I just wanted to drop you an email regarding our bootcamp meeting yesterday. There was an interaction

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Trading and investing craze in full swing

The Trading and Investing Craze

Online trading by new and younger traders and investors has exploded! This could not be predicted nor expected.Last week my most wonderful brother called me about investing in silver.He heard it was going

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Our Trading Brain and Trading Loss

A slow motion, step by step playbook.Why is trading loss the biggest pain point for traders? In a survey of over 1000 traders, the issue of handling trading losses is always at the top of the list. See

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Emotions can get in the way of your trading

Trader Case Study – How Emotion Can Sabotage Trading Success

One of my overseas coaching clients had become frustrated with the complex trading system he was using. He had recently received a stinging set of losses. We were just completing our third phone coaching

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How your relationship with money cansabotage your trading success

Money: How it sabotages your trading success

Live trading with real money changes our brain chemistry. Many traders have the experience of being able to trade successfully in a simulated or demo account. However, when they start trading live something

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Where Does Your Trading of the Markets Break Down?

Where do your trading behaviors break down? … and what steps can you take to get to your goals? I will give you a link to a great download to help you do this. Alright,… let’s get started. Trading

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How Kim created a trading process using past life experiences

Trader Case Study: How Kim Brought Process to Trading

When I was a commodity broker for Merrill Lynch (yeah, over 3 decades ago), my clients who lost the most money tended to be doctors and lawyers. This is because they were so used to having the power to

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Turning Your Uniqueness Into Market Edge and a Trading Strategy

Turning Your Uniqueness Into Market Edge and a Trading Strategy

We are all wired differently. We all bring different skills to trading. We all have distinct dispositions. We also have our own unique mental baggage that we deal with day in and day out. This is good

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