CHAPTER 3Setting Your Objectives

The crowd, the world, and sometimes even the grave step aside for the man who knows where he’s going, but pushes the aimless drifter aside.

Ancient Roman saying

Now you understand that the search for the Holy Grail is an internal search. In addition, you should have some idea of what might be holding you back. Now it’s time to decide what you want. Sam requested a 10-minute consultation with me because he just couldn’t seem to get results he was happy with. I said yes, so we met at O’Hare Airport in Chicago at the end of one of my business trips. The conversation went something like this:

What can I help you with, Sam?

Well, I just don’t think my trading results are on track.

What does “on track” mean?

I’m ...

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