Getting the most out of yourself or your people

"“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” Carl Jung

Being successful in this financial industry means you've not only invested successfully in the market, but also successfully invested in yourself. Years of studying and hard work has gotten you where you are now. 

But, there's more to be gained, more from yourself and more from the people you employ. Once you understand what propels you forward or, holds you back, you can get the most out of the qualities you possess.

Psychology helps to understand what makes people 'tick'. And for the financial industry there is an expert out there with his feet firmly planted in both the world of finance and psychology. Brett Steenbarger has been working as a trading coach for several funds and is also an associate professor at SUNY in Syracuse.

If you want to self-develop your skills as a trader, it is recommended to read his books or follow his columns on Forbes or his . It's easy to read and directly applicable to our business.