If you have a proven methodology but it doesn't seem to be working in a given trading session, don’t go home that night and try to devise another one.
I cant tell you how many times traders have come into my office terribly depressed because the “knew” the market was going one way or another; however, they failed to put a position on.
We all start out the day the same. We all start out at zero. Once the bell rings and trading begins, it’s how we conduct ourselves from a behavioral standpoint that will dictate our success.
A bricklayer shows up for work every day of his working life and executes with the same methodology – brick by brick by brick.