213: Ultimate Full-Time Trading Truths & Motivation @merlindesantis
Ultimate Full-Time Trading Truths & Motivation
In episode 213 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I interview full-time Forex trader Merlin De Santis whom I met in Bangkok, Thailand and more recently in his trader villa in Bali.
Merlin is a young entrepreneur who started a business when he was 18. He was introduced to forex trading by his friends and since then he was hooked. He sold his business to pursue trading and he now spends most of his time traveling, trading and meeting traders around the world.
His learning path was not easy, while he made lots of money at the start he quickly lost it all and realized the reality of trading. From there he has been working hard developing as a trader and improving constantly, leaving the trading lifestyle.
In This Episode, You'll Learn…
- Who is Merlin De Santis and where he comes from [00:37]
- How did Merlin start to trade [01:35]
- What Merlin did to learn and improve his trading [04:15]
- How to approach people to meet and learn from them [05:11]
- How does Merlin trading style look like [07:12]
- How to actually follow your trading plan [10:04]
- How Merlin recommends developing your own trading plan [13:24]
- What is the Trading Avatar [17:35]
- The reason why Merlin travels so much [19:20]
- How Merlin handles trading while traveling [21:06]
- What are Merlin's plans for the future [22:27]
- What is the role of spirituality in trading [24:12]
- Where can you find Merlin De Santis [25:37]
- What is ALIVE and the motivation for it [27:14]
- Merlin's top piece of advice for aspiring traders [29:55]
- And much more!
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