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STA members and their guests get a dose of hypnotherapy

Ms Darbar has many talents. A trader since 2007, co-founder of Rfactory in 2017, a performance coach, certified hypnotherapist, plus two law degrees under her belt, to boot. Despite this she admits she’s ‘’spent an inordinate time on psychology’’.

The title of her [well-presented and illustrated] webinar was: ‘Mindset: the Missing Dataset in Analysis (an Overlooked Edge)’ – with a subtitle ‘In the aftermath…did I do what I said I was going to do?’ Quite the mouthful, I think you’ll agree, and which gave us precious little warning as to what exactly she was going to explain.

Her starting point was a question for us: ‘’Am I using every data available to me?’’ The point we are aiming at is ‘’total alignment with intention’’ – which is ‘the edge’. She has some good ideas as to what pieces of data we should be using, though her main ones are price and volume.

From there she asks us ‘’How do you behave when it comes to finance?’’ and ‘’when we think we have all the data, we can trust our muscle memory and work with our intuition’’. The next problem are our biases which she illustrates neatly with an iceberg, the bit above the water-line being the conscious ones and the bigger portion lower down the unconscious; ‘’the rational and emotional brain’’.

Hypnotherapy, as well as education and coaching, helped her to get from A to B, and according to her is a ‘’fast way to stop sabotaging yourself’’, and avoid ‘’analysis paralysis’’. Unsurprisingly many of the audience’s questions after the presentation are on the topic of hypnotherapy.

She then reminds us that she has covered 8 topics in 45 minutes and posts a list of resources on her last slide.

My view is that her talk and answers are well-rehearsed and timed. You can contact her

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