As parents we like to think that our children will learn life’s lessons from us. We don’t often think we learn much from them; we’ve been there, done that. Our purpose is to break the ice, to show them the way. This book, by my son Dr. Jason Williams, turns that notion upside down for me.

While I have been trading the markets for some 50 years now, in this book I learned from my son. The child was the teacher. The first thing I learned is that in order to change taking incorrect action and not changing detrimental habits, we really do need to know ourselves.

Without knowing yourself, how can change occur?

I kind of thought I knew most of the things about the market as well as my own personality as a trader. I was flat out wrong. When ...

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