Self-CARE: Manage Your Emotions for Peak Performance
What you'll learn
- Perform under pressure. Learn techniques to leave fear and anxiety behind and bring your best self forward.
- Reduce indecision. Learn strategies to clear obstacles to clear thinking and better decisions. rephrase
- Better problem solving. Instantly gain perspective on problems that seem insurmountable.
- Implement practical strategies derived from David Hobart's extensive professional coaching experience.
- No prerequisites required
About the Course
Dive into a course where the trading floor's wisdom meets the finesse of executive coaching, all led by the incomparably honest David Hobart. This isn’t your typical professional development program; it’s a journey into the heart of what makes a person not just competent, but exceptional at their chosen profession, whether you're leading a team in the boardroom or calling the shots on the sports field.
David brings his distinct, no-nonsense clarity to every lesson, making complex concepts accessible and relatable. He sheds light on the power of self-awareness, teaching you to see through the fog of the financial world with unparalleled insight. His approach to teaching self-compassion will help you weather the storms of market pressures with grace, while his strategies for self-regulation will ensure that you always bring your best self to the boardroom.
The art of self-expression is demystified, enabling you to communicate with the kind of precision and conviction that commands respect and drives progress. This course is about more than just navigating the financial landscape; it's about shaping it with your newfound emotional intelligence.
While targeted at financial professionals, the course content itself is universally applicable—valuable to anyone seeking to be a leader in the emotional aspects of their field. With David’s guidance, expect to walk away not only with a sharper mind but with a more engaged and influential presence in your professional sphere.
Dave Hobart is an investment professional and performance coach. His career, spanning from 1994 to the present, showcases a deep expertise in trading, investment management, and performance coaching. He began his career in investment banking and trading at Bankers Trust, ABN Amro NV, and Macquarie Bank, and later established his own Hedge Fund, Apeiron Global Macro Fund.
Dave's interest in performance coaching developed while managing traders and portfolio managers in his various career roles. Observing how stress and uncertainty impacts decision making and performance has informed the development of his coaching programs. Dave has coached investment bank traders, hedge fund managers and tech founders to make better decisions under intense competitive pressure.
Dave's coaching approach, which he has developed since 2006, focuses on three key areas: optimizing performance outcomes, facilitating lasting behavioural change, and improving wellbeing through increased self-awareness. His extensive background in trading, investment management, and performance coaching positions him as a valuable mentor and teacher.
Who this course is for:
- High performance professions; sport, arts, finance, sales. For anyone wanting an edge to the mental game of peak performance.
Dave Hobart is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the financial and coaching sectors. His career, spanning from 1994 to the present, showcases a deep expertise in trading, investment management, and performance coaching. Starting as a Proprietary Trader at Bankers Trust Australia Ltd, Dave quickly established himself in the financial world, working in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia.
Dave's career than progressed with significant roles such as Senior Proprietary Trader at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and than Macquarie Group, where he refined his trading skills. In 2005, he took on the role of Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Apeiron Global Macro Fund, a position he held for nine years. Concurrently, in 2006, he embarked on a path in performance coaching, focusing on emotional management and risk handling for other traders and hedge fund managers. This marked the beginning of his dedicated involvement in performance coaching.
Following the acquisition of Apeiron by Blue Sky Alternative Investments in 2010, Dave served as Managing Director there for five years. He than further established his coaching credentials in 2016 with PsyQuation, taking on the role of Director of Performance Consulting, where he specialised in enhancing trading performance.
Since 2018, Dave has been active with Digital Currency Markets, concentrating on digital assets and equity markets. Additionally, he has been an Investment and Risk Committee member at Monochrome Asset Management since 2021.
Dave's coaching approach, which he has developed since 2006, focuses on three key areas: optimising performance outcomes, facilitating lasting behavioural change, and improving wellbeing through increased self-awareness. This together with his extensive front line financial experience and dedicated coaching career makes him a unique and valuable mentor for those looking to navigate and succeed in the demanding world of fiance and trading.