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June 23, 2020

#47 Damian Hughes - The Winning Mindset

#47 Damian Hughes - The Winning Mindset

A winning mindset is at least as important to trading success as the strategies and tactics you deploy. But how much effort do put into developing a winning mindset?

Having a robust system or method for finding value, an appropriate philosophy to risk, a strong risk management practice, a thorough understanding of markets are all prerequisites for success. However, it is the combination of these factors allied to a winning mindset, which is where great performance occurs. This is the secret to success in financial markets. 

In this episode we chatted with Damian Hughes, one of the world’s leading experts on cultivating a high-performance mindset. Damian has worked with multiple Olympic medal winners, world champion boxers, and sports team such as Barcelona, Manchester United and the Scotland Rugby Team.

Damian also works with high performance teams in organisations and is a Professor of Organisational Psychology and Change at a leading British University. He has written extensively about developing a winner’s mindset, and his work is endorsed by many of the legends of high performance, including the late great Mohammad Ali, Tiger Woods, Dame Kelly Holmes, Johnny Wilkinson and many others.

You can find out more about this episode on our blogpage here

Damian’s books include: ‘

·        The Winning Mindset: What Sport Can Teach Us About Great Leadership.

·        Liquid Thinking: Inspirational Lessons from the World's Great Achievers

·        The Barcelona Way: How to Create a High-Performance Culture

Damian is co-host of the High Performance Podcast with Jake Humphries of BT Sport.

His website is