Keep Chopping Wood

chopping wood

We have a motto internally at TradeSmart University, “Keep Chopping Wood“. We use it when we HAVE to get things done.   Growing up, my family had a wood burning stove to keep the house toasty in the winter, which means I was chopping wood with my brother in the fall. It’s hard work, but I … [Read more…]

The Truth About Earnings Season

earnings season

Earnings season is here again. To some traders, it brings excitement and optimism and for others, it scares them to death.   In this blog, I am going to break down earnings season so a six-year-old can understand it. I like to view earnings season as an opportunity or season where high-quality trades will present themselves to us. … [Read more…]

Masters Beat Dabblers Every Time


It has been said that, if you read three books on any given subject, you have enough knowledge to be considered a master. That’s an interesting thought considering most college courses have a required reading of roughly three text books, and passing the course qualifies you to be a master of the subject.   Another saying … [Read more…]

Take Action


Last week I met with a friend of mine. We have known each other for over ten years, and he is one of the most encouraging people I know.   He is a person that I have always looked up to and has inspired me along my personal life journey. But something today was off. … [Read more…]