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Sleep: A Productive Tool is A Must for Every Entrepreneur

Jokes apart, as entrepreneurs we have got to learn how to pause, push the loads of work aside, and just sleep. There was one of those day that got really hectic for me, no doubt.

I started the day noticing I had some residual amount of sleep still hanging on the corridor of my lovely eyes. I ignored it.

I started the day anyways. Did a quick bank run. Followed up on my team and business partner concerning some needfuls for the launch of a new training product.

We got that cleared, dusted and ready to shoot. Worked on some vital deadline documents to send to some corporate prospects and clients for a job proposition and an invitation to host a top CEO on one of our platforms.

Goodness, that got completed and sent. Called their office desks to inform them of delivery. Responded to mails and had good discussions with very interesting and beautiful people online that would be needing my firm’s business development and support services.

But by 3:25 p.m. I had begun experiencing some brain load, feeling really, really sleepy.

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Paused work.

Shut down my laptop and had a lunch.

As you guessed right, I placed my phone on silent mode, then went back home to get myself some good 1 hour, 30 minutes sleep. I woke up and felt very reinvigorated. Noticed many notifications on messages to respond to. Read them and responded, had a good shower and headed out to supervise a soon-to-be released campaign material for ‪#‎TheIncubatorsCONNECT‬ with a team member.

By 7:00 p.m. that evening I did a 2-hour online business coaching/strategy exercise with a paid client living in far away Enugu, South East, Nigeria. That took me to 9 p.m. or maybe 10, then relaxed to watch a movie and finally grabbed that long awaited sleep.

Okay entrepreneurs, here’s the meat. Sleep is good, veeeery good. I tell you, sleep is the best thing since slice bread was ever invented by God himself. Don’t mind people who tell you otherwise. I think where the problem lies in the permutations. Anyway, my point is, sleep is sweet.

I mean, the productive one. So let’s learn to carry it along as we travel ahead and build great enterprises. “I don’t joke with my sleep,” like the ladies would say…and the guys too.

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Chinonso Ogbogu is that ENTREPRENEUR that helps other ENTREPRENEURS create the business and life they desire.

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How to Gain Self-confidence as a Professional Trader

Confidence is one of the key ingredients which will allow you to trade the market like a pro trader. If you wish to build your career in the investment world, we strongly recommend that you learn to take the trades with strong confidence. It might take a while to get used to the overall concept of trading but once you become good at analyzing the market data, you can build your confidence level. But developing your skill in the retail trading industry is not that easy. You have to follow some specific rules and only then you can expect to become a full-time trader.
In this article, we are going to give you some advanced tips which will allow you to trade the market with a high level of precision. Once you become good at following the tips mentioned in this article, you will never struggle in the ETF trading industry.

Forget about the past trades

The novice traders get biased with the losing trades. They keep on monitoring the market and repent of their mistakes. On the contrary, the professional traders take smart steps and without any repentance, they look for the next trade signals. If you wish to develop yourself as a professional trader, we strongly recommend that you forget about your past trades. You can’t undo your past. Instead, look for the next trade signals strategically and try to find the solutions to this market.

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Trade with long term goals

You must take the trades in the market with long-term goals. Without setting up long-term goals in the investment business, it is very hard to stay tuned with the market changes. View the website of Saxo and learn about the importance of having strong determination in the trading business. Unless you are determined with your actions, you will keep on losing money most of the time. So, follow a conservative way and systematically take the trades. Once you become good at evaluating the key direction of the market, you can easily change your life.

Analyze the high impact news

Learning about fundamental analysis will improve your decision-making skills to a great extent. Very few traders in the retail trading industry have the skills to evaluate the fundamental data in the market. If you want to survive in the retail market, you must learn to take your trades systematically. Forget the fact that you are know everything about this market. See how the news data changes the course of the trend. As you become skilled in analyzing high-impact news, you will slowly learn to take the trades with strong confidence. This will also make you a better trader and let you systematically trade this market.

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Create a trading routine

To build strong confidence in the trading profession, you should trade the market with a balanced trading routine. Unless you take your trades with a proper trading routine, it will be really hard to bring any positive change to your trading system. As a trader, you might be thinking that you know every bit of detail. But this is not all true. In your trading routine, you must define all the basic rules. If you don’t trade the market with predefined rules, it will be a big challenge to make bring changes to your trading system. Follow the basic rules and trade the market with long-term goals.

Trade with low risk

You should always trade the market with low risk. Once you start taking the trades with managed risk, it will become an easy task to develop self-confidence. The majority of novice traders don’t have the strong skills to deal with the complex market. Usually, they aggressively take the trades and they lose a significant portion of the trading capital. So, trade with only 2% risk in the trades and it will help you to build strong confidence at trading.

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