A Cocktail With Stockbot

“AHHH… STOCKBOT… What an insightful, mechanical trader you are!” I said, as I sipped my margarita. “Teach us your ways, oh wise one. We are but mere fallible trading humans, struggling to achieve your level of perfection.” And… at that… Stockbot took a liberal gulp of his own cocktail – a long, cool glass of…

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It’s Never Too Late

THINK YOU’RE TOO old (or young) to make it in trading? Do you think that ‘if I was going to make it, then I would have done it already’? Think again. At age 23, Tina Fey was working at a YMCA. At age 23, Oprah was fired from her first reporting job. At age 24,…

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False Economy

OK… I’D JUST ARRIVED. Fiji in the Winter. 29 degrees outside. Palm trees swaying… check. Ocean view… check. Bottle of water from the mini-bar to quench my thirst… check. Oh my goodness! $7.50 for that thimble-full of water. That’s ludicrous. So – I go an ask at reception “Where are the closest shops?” “Just around…

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Favourite Thoughts

SOME BRILLIANT QUOTES by philosopher, Mokokoma Mokhonoana (shared with me by successful Mentoree – Sean Kierce). Thanks so much for sharing these Sean, There’s so much wisdom in them: “There is more to life than making a living. Do not work more than you live.” “He who fails to achieve a dream set by himself…

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The Power of Now is BS

WITH HER VOICE trembling, she asked “But when do I start making money?” Tears began to roll down her face. Yet… she had no written trading plan, no knowledge about trading and had only ever placed three trades. I stared at her like a Labrador that has heard a high-pitched noise. Really? I mean… REALLY?…

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My Shocking Present

CHRIS TATE IS A difficult person to buy presents for. He seems to have everything he wants or needs already. So, for Christmas, I bought him a robot toy tank where you battle with another person’s robot tank. Every time you got ‘shot’ by your robot opponent, a small electric shock was delivered through the…

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Good For Nothing?

I’VE BEEN HELPING my 16-year old fill out part time job application forms. With a chilling thud, I realised: “Oh my gosh! I wouldn’t qualify for half of the jobs here!” I can’t build or fix anything. If someone has watched the TV, I can’t get it to switch over to Netflix again (so usually…

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