Overcome procrastination forever
Timely decision-making and disciplined execution of trading strategies are essential for capturing market opportunities and managing risk effectively.
In our last article, we explored the importance of the right mindset to conquer systematic trading. We highlighted the essential qualities of conscientiousness, perseverance and self-discipline.
But how do you get from theory to practice? How do you overcome procrastination and really get going?
If you want to become successful in algorithmic trading, it's super important not to procrastinate.
Overcoming procrastination is essential to progress in trading because it's the main obstacle between you and your goals. When you procrastinate, you're not only delaying the achievement of your success, but you're also wasting valuable time that could have been used more productively.
Overcoming procrastination is particularly essential in quantitative trading, as this field requires reactivity and constant attention to detail. In short, procrastination will not only delay your profits but also increase your risks, making it a serious obstacle to success in this competitive field.
In this article, we'll look at three levels of approach to achieve this: small, easy habits to adopt on a day-to-day basis, concrete mid-level actions, and finally long-term principles for lasting change. So get ready to say goodbye to procrastination, once and for all!