March 20, 2015

Second Week of More Mindful Trading

The Second Week of More Mindful Trading This is the second post in my series, Eight Weeks To More Mindful Trading. Here we deal with “Thinking About Thinking”– learning how to manage our attention and our thoughts. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/the-second-week-of-more-mindful-trading

March 3, 2015

Winning and Trading

As traders and investors, most of us like the idea of winning. We want to make lots of money. We want to win.   We want to be work hard, do the right thing and prove that we are the best.   And no one ever wants to be a loser.   We’ve all dreamed […]

February 28, 2015

Eight Weeks to More Mindful Trading

Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, especially among traders. The benefits are clear: better attention, emotional detachment, improved focus. But how do we get there? With this post, I am starting an eight-week series exploring how to improve mindfulness and attention. I am using the plan from Steve Ward’s book Trader Mind http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/eight-weeks-to-mindful-trading

February 1, 2015

Lesson 7: The Mental Game

Concluding the series “Seven Lessons That I’ve Learned” , here is a summary on Lesson 7 : The Mental Game. We explore how you can boost your performance by mastering the mental game through a variety of techniques. http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/lesson-7-the-mental-game

January 1, 2015

Lesson 6: Luck versus Skill

Expanding on the piece “Seven Lessons That I’ve Learned” , here is a summary on Lesson 6 : You Need to Understand the Role of Luck versus Skill. We explore how you can improve your investing and trading by understanding the role of luck and how to minimize it, so as to preserve your capital and focus skill. Here’s the original article: http://www.smbtraining.com/blog/lesson-6-luck-versus-skill