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5 Practical Ways You Can Achieve Peak Performance



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Diligence, focus, determination; these are the key elements that every entrepreneur strives for on the grueling journey to success. These very elements allow you to step up and be the person you need to be in order to succeed.

These qualities could take years – with countless hours of directionless trial and error, to develop and refine. What if I told you there was a way to easily achieve these things plus everything else you need to take your greatness to the next level?

Well, the good news is that there is a way. The bad news, it will take preparation, hard work, and patience.

Here are 5 ways to achieve peak performance:

1. Have a recipe

You always need to be prepared. Success doesn’t just come along, kindly present itself and wait idly for you to grab it. You need to work hard for it, which means that you need to work toward consistency, you need to have a recipe; a plan.

You can call this plan your own personal ingredients; certain list of steps that you go to every single day in order to really know what you’re doing, and what you will do if any conditions change. Not only that, you need to know every single little detail of every single little step in your recipe.

As a trader, for example, my own certain setups allow me to be effective in the market and allow me to succeed. I consider them my personal toolbox of tricks, the steps that I use if the market gaps up or it gaps down. The point is I have a certain list of steps I know I can take for any condition. I am prepared, I know what I’m doing, and my performance is consistent.

“Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams. ” – Donovan Bailey

2. Create a routine and build habits

In the world of business there is financial capital and then there is mental capital. And mental capital is so precious. The thing is, once you exhaust your brain, once you waste your mental capital, you cannot get it back. You sit there exhausted, getting into all sorts of trouble and missing all the best opportunities to make the most out of your time.

For you to be focused, and diligent, you must not waste your mental capital on things that aren’t important. This is why creating routines and building habits is necessary. Routines and habits are a way of taking all the potentially exhausting thinking out of your day. For example, my morning routine is always the same, I eat the same, I exercise at the same time, and I finish the day the same way.


3. Collect and analyze data

To succeed, you have to be able to find out what you’re good at and maximize your strengths. Ultimately, you must allow yourself to improve. How do you do this? Well, you have to collect and analyze your performance data.

For example, what is my success rate at a given task? What is my fail rate? And so on. Log your data into a spreadsheet recording the time the task took, how much you made, and how it moved you closer to your vision.

You must know your numbers. Gather your performance stats, review them, identify what you’re doing wrong and either fix it or eliminate it. In business, there is a fine margin between profitability and unprofitability. One bad habit could be the difference between the two, and trust me, it’s a lot easier to fix a problem when you have the statistics.


4. Know your personal patterns

Among all the types of patterns you have to keep an eye on in the world of business, the most important patterns to know are your own. In every business decision, we aren’t just investing our hard earned money and time, we’re investing into our own hopes and dreams. In doing what we do, we want to be able to take care of our families, make an impact, perhaps leave a legacy.

This allows us to get emotional and make mistakes and we may become self-destructive. These emotional interjections turn into repeated patterns. We have to recognize and understand our personal patterns, through analyzing data, or perhaps through analyzing our minds, so that we can combat them, numb them, and remain focused on what we need to do.

“You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support.” – Sabrina Bryan

5. Build a strong mindset

In business, as with life, there are things we cannot control that may impact the outcome. The things you can always control are your own mindset, your effort, your passion, and your preparation. Take all that you’ve learned from the above, and build a strong mindset.

Choose to work your ass off! Be prepared, stick to your principles, utilize your mental capital properly, improve, visualize, and know your personal patterns. You choose your destiny. You can control the little things that lead up to success. Are you ready for success? As my performance coach always tells me, “Attack the process”.

How do you achieve peak performance? Please leave your thoughts below!

Kunal Desai is CEO of Bulls on Wall Street, a comprehensive trading course that imparts everything he’s learned as a trader and provides the mentorship that was so helpful to him as a new trader. He is also a full time day trader and runs his own hedge fund where his students trade. Kunal is an active speaker and has spoken at many events including the Trader and Investor Summit, Traders4ACause gala event, Trading Mastery Summit. He has spoken alongside market luminaries such as Peter Brandt, Jack Schwager, and James Dalton.



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There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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