Category Archives for Trading Coach

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Hard Questions and Pithy Answers

I was interviewed by Callum Lang and his Enterprize Zone on his podcast and then I was invited to post answers to challenging questions in 100 words or less. Turns out, short answers require more attention

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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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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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Caged context

Do you have the courage to create a new context?

What kind of world has my coaching student created? When a trader first comes for coaching, I watch for the “meta-structures” he or she has in place. What do I mean? I ask myself: * What “factual”

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Is Every Tick A Referendum On Your Worth?

Roger’s physiology made a dramatic shift. I watched my trader coaching client as he leaned forward with his fists clenched. He had just shorted  20 ES contracts and the market had just broke through

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What is a Trading Psychologist?

What is a Trading Psychologist?

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that someone would call me up and ask “Are you the trading psychologist?” It has happened. But after two decades of trading on the floors of the Chicago

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Where does your trading of the markets break down?

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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