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Go Zen With the Markets

A little Zen can go a long way in the markets: You. Right. Again. Gary Thanks. Excerpt from the research: Research participants who had spent just 15 minutes in “mindfulness” meditation, focusing on their breathing, were 77% more likely

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What Predictions Say About Us

An excerpt: …predictions are a way of demonstrating knowledge. Of course, in most things, a successful demonstration involves being right. In golf, a good argument will suffice. Most compellingly, human beings are wired to predict. In ancient times predictions served

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Posted in Psychology

Robert Greene and His New Book “Mastery” on the Podcast

Synopsis: Michael Covel speaks with Robert Greene, the bestselling author of the classic book, “The 48 Laws of Power“, in addition to other bestsellers such as “The Art of Seduction”, “The 33 Strategies of War”, and “The 50th Law” with

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Posted in Interviews, Multimedia, Not Wall Street, Podcasts

More and More Zen

From a reader: Hi Michael, I was listening to your August 7th podcast (I’m a bit behind, but I am working through them one-by-one) where you said we should support your work if we want to hear more great interviews.

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“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.”

Consider Zen wisdom: There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to TRUTH; not going all the way, and not starting. Substitute ‘truth’ with ‘trend following success’.

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Posted in Daily Inspiration Quote, Psychology

Allow Things to Happen: Go with the Flow

This will appear on iTunes in the next hour, but a pre-iTunes monologue: BTW, QOTSA got this FLOW thing down…

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Posted in Podcasts, Psychology, Trend Following

Open Your Eyes and You Will Notice Wise Trend Following Words All Around

From [Reggie Jackson] rarely failed in the biggest games, of course. Jackson hit .357 with a 1.212 OPS in 27 World Series games. “Pressure never bothered me,” he says. “I didn’t calm myself in those situations, I allowed myself

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Recent Reading that Dovetails Perfectly with Trend Following

Recent Reading that Dovetails Perfectly with Trend Following: The Little Guide to Contentedness Where’s the Heat? Just Cool: Pencil vs Camera by Ben Heine Just Turtles: Scientists Lift Lid on Turtle Evolution

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Do You Have 21 Monitors on Your Desk? If So, Why?

This desk has 21 monitors on it. Why?

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Posted in Holy Grails, Trend Following

A State of Mind

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