So, when do you become a good trader? Hint: it’s not a “lightbulb” event… The reality is, there is no magic potion for becoming a good trader, it’s a process that takes time and patience. This week, the Topstep coaches are talking about what it takes to find long-term success as a trader, and share some insight into how some of the best traders have survived the test of time.
Funded Trader Shoutout
Today we would like to give bid “howdy-doo” to funded trader Karen L., who buckled down to haul in a sweet $3,400 trading day.
Consistency, Adaptability, and Accountability
I know most of you have heard this before, but you likely won’t find long-term success as a trader if you don’t do the work. It doesn’t matter how many high-priced publications you subscribe to, or how many “big-time” gurus you follow, at the end of the day, you alone are responsible for your trading account.
Some key takeaways from the coach’s conversation about becoming a good trader include finding consistency, holding yourself accountable, being adaptable to the ever-changing market environment, and trusting the process over profits. As coach Hoag says, there are many different layers of success in this business, and if you’re willing to invest the time to do the work, you will slowly start to peel away new layers.
Never stop learning, because the markets never stop changing. Trade Well!