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Something for the weekend, Sir? Atul Gawande TED Talk

May 2, 2015


I have for many years now talked about the good work of Atul Gawande a Harvard trained surgeon and health journalist.  His book The Checklist Manifesto:How To Get Things Right is a fascinating read and whilst aimed at healthcare is superbly relevant to trading and investing. Here’s a TED talk by Atul, where he talks […]

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Book Review: The Winner Effect – The Science of Success and How to Use It

February 12, 2014

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    The Winner Effect Ian Robertson is Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin and has written this great book about how success changes the chemistry of the brain, making you smarter and more focused, confident and aggressive. Not surprisingly that sounds very interesting to traders. However there is an ugly downside to such […]

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An introduction to Atul Gawande and the The Checklist Manifesto

April 25, 2012


Many of you will have heard me evangelise (or maybe drone on, depending upon your view-point) about the work of Atul Gawande for 18 months or so.  In particular his book the Checklist Manifesto is an excellent read and is immensely relevant to traders.  I think its a fascinating book and I suggest it to all my clients to […]

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A post on Maxwell Maltz and Psycho-Cybernetics

December 17, 2011

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Here’s a blog post written by Tom Willard about Maxwell Maltz, Psycho-Cybernetics and trading. For those who’ve never heard of Maxwell Maltz and psycho-cybernetics I would heartily recommend all traders take the time to read and digest the book. (You can pick up a copy of the book here should you wish to read more.) […]

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Book Review – Mastering The Trade by John Carter

September 20, 2010


It’s been a bit quiet here as I’ve been away for a few days and was then without internet whilst my supply was changed. Anyway to ease myself back into writing the blog I thought I’d give my fellow traders some feedback on the numerous Trading books I’ve been reading (or re-reading) during my period of […]

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