Professionals and endowments avoided the correction because they manage money differently from retail.


Learn to Trade Like a Pro...


3 Reasons NOW Is The Best Time To Trade Like A Pro


You too can manage your assets like a professional. There’s never been a better time to start Trading Like a Pro. Infuse new life into your current investment process. Don’t change it, improve it. Include the best of what the endowments do to better understand the markets. Benefit from the risk management techniques of hedge funds. Whether you manage mutual funds, stocks, ETFs, or oversee managed accounts, build a professional investment process.


We will uncover your unique edge and use it to differentiate your practice in the marketplace. Avoid looking and sounding like your peers. A unique message will cut through the fog of confusion and misinformation. Trade Like a Pro will sharpen your edge and give you a new perspective that will attract clients and prospects. This can be the best year of your career, and a new edge can make all the difference.



  • Create a New Perspective. This will reinvigorate your practice and give you a compelling message
  • Create a New Process. Don’t change, Improve. Benefit from the best of Endowment and Hedge Fund management.
  • Create a New Edge. Know your Edge. Clients are attracted to a practice that stands out from the crowd.

TRADE LIKE A PRO is endorsed by the Canadian Securities Institute.

Accredited for 20 hours of IIROC Continuing Education – Professional Development

Lloyd Williams

A Note From Founder Lloyd Williams

The Mastermind Group avoided over 90% of the 2020 correction, and has avoided every major correction in the past decade. Would you like to be part of us?

I conducted my first workshop in 1995 and have been teaching Trade Like A Pro since 2009. I love helping my clients unlock more of their potential.

Here's what previous participants have said about my workshops & coaching:

“More value added in 16 hours than the 27 years in the business” “Revolutionary, if offered the chance, do not hesitate"
“Experience was extremely informative and will give our team a better edge” “Great experience.”
“Career changing" “Very enlightening on how we can better manage our clients portfolios”
“Huge opportunity to add value” “Excellent opportunity to learn more about what is really happening in the markets"
“Eye opening. Expanded my outlook on our business." “This program will be transformative to our business going forward.”
“A tremendous resource.” “Invigorating and encouraging for what might happen.”
“A life changing tool” “Laid out a framework in which we could create a process"
“Gave us the edge we have been looking for and showed us how to execute and communicate it.” “Never seen before information.”
“Feel empowered by the knowledge we received and the new tools" “A pleasant surprise"
"Time well spent." "A valuable workshop for anyone interested in improving their client’s performance on a regular basis."
"Extremely enlightening, brought ideas / critical things to mind that I never would have seen on my own." "I now have a better ability to analyze the market conditions."
"It's like drinking out of a fire hose." "Added an edge to our practice."
"Very good, wasn’t sure what to expect, excited about the future of my team." "This experience has been enlightening and empowering."
"We have an advantage over our competitors now." "Opened a door to increase success."
"I now have an understanding of how to navigate the markets with confidence." "What I have been looking for, what clients want and need."
"I now have a rules based systematic approach to take advantage of the new market environment." "An eye opening two days of information that is needed to improve our investment process and achieve improved results for our clients."
"I don’t know, what I don’t know. Very different approach to managing money." "Very educational. Give you a wider outlook on what you can and cannot control."
"Eye-opening experience and very worthwhile investment."

What You'll Learn

INSTRUCTIONS: Click on a lesson name below to learn more about what’s offered in that module.

  • Welcome
  • The Most Important First Lesson
  • The Beliefs About the Markets
  • Reading List
  • Current Investment Management Process
  • Trader Assessment
  • Meet the Instructor: Lloyd Williams

What You Will Learn: The Necessity to Trade Like A Pro

  • Lesson 1.1: Recent Changes in the Markets
  • Lesson 1.2: Building a Sustainable Investment Process

The Markets: The World We Work Within

What You Will Learn: The Secrets Professionals Know

  • Lesson 2.1: The History of Money Management
  • Lesson 2.2: Five Truths Professionals Know About the Markets
  • Lesson 2.3: Professional Trading vs. Retail Investing
  • Lesson 2.4: Exercise: Analysis of Current Investment Process

Counter Intuitive Investing

What You Will Learn: The Professional Paradigm Shift

  • Lesson 3.1: Money Management’s Role & Clients Fears
  • Lesson 3.2: The Source of Market Performance
  • Lesson 3.3: Asset Allocation vs. Asset Rotation
  • Lesson 3.4: Relative Strength and a Stronger Offence
  • Lesson 3.5: Understanding Losses
  • Lesson 3.6: The Great Investor’s Playbook

The Psychology of Trading

What You Will Learn: Managing Internal and External Risk

  • Lesson 4.1: Beliefs About the Market
  • Lesson 4.2: Exercise: Trader Assessment and The Control Grid
  • Lesson 4.3: Managing Risk

The Big Picture

What You Will Learn: The Importance of a Rule-Based Process

  • Lesson 5.1: The Ideal PRACTICE
  • Lesson 5.2: The Ideal Investment PROCESS
  • Lesson 5.3: The Market

Understand the Market: Fundamental Facts

What You Will Learn: Knowing What to Buy

  • Lesson 6.1: Asset Class, Instrument and VIX
  • Lesson 6.2: Relative Strength
  • Lesson 6.3: The Role of Fundamentals in the Investment Process

Understand the Market: Technical Picture

What You Will Learn: Knowing When to Buy and Sell

  • Lesson 7.1: Technicals: The Professional’s Edge
  • Lesson 7.2: The Market Structure
  • Lesson 7.3: Multiple Time Frame Analysis
  • Lesson 7.4: Support & Resistance
  • Lesson 7.5 Price Action
  • Lesson 7.6: The Market Cycle
  • Lesson 7.7: Buying & Selling Pressure
  • Lesson 7.8: Fuller Analysis
  • Lesson 7.9: Creating Your Edge in the Marketplace

Professional Trade Prep – Understand the Market

What You Will Learn: How to Understand the Market Context

  • Lesson 8.1: The Four Most Important Questions
  • Lesson 8.2: Reading the Market
  • Lesson 8.3: Volatility, Risk, and Stop Loss
  • Lesson 8.4: Trade Strategy
  • Lesson 8.5: Setups and Entries
  • Lesson 8.6: Hypotheticals
  • Lesson 8.7: Live Morning Prep

Professional Trade Execution: Power of Rules

What You Will Learn: How Professionals Trade

  • Lesson 9.1: Confirm Trigger
  • Lesson 9.2: Execute If…
  • Lesson 9.3: Stop or Alert
  • Lesson 9.4: Set Targets

Professional Trade Management: The Rules of Trading

What You Will Learn: The Rules of Trading

  • Lesson 10.1: Management Makes Money
  • Lesson 10.2: Exits and Targets
  • Lesson 10.3: Binary Decision for Trade Management
  • Lesson 10,4: Playbook
  • Lesson 10.5: Trade Journal
  • Lesson 10.6: Weekly Prep


What You Will Learn: The Difference Between Prediction and Anticipation

  • Lesson 11.1: Hypotheticals
  • Lesson 11.2: Probability and the Decision Process
  • Lesson 11.3: Triggers

Maximizing Your Investment Process

What You Will Learn: How to Manage Risk and Expectation

  • Lesson 12.1: The Six Keys to a Risk Control System
  • Lesson 12.2: Position Sizing
  • Lesson 12.3: The R-Multiple and Expectancy
  • Lesson 12.4: Managing Client Expectation
  • Lesson 12.5: Inverse Trading
  • Lesson 12.6: Chart Work
  • Lesson 12.7: Measured Moves, Ticks, and Swing H/L

Your Edge

What You Will Learn: What Separates You From the Herd

  • Lesson 13.1: Defining Your Edge
  • Lesson 13.2: Price Action Trading
  • Lesson 13.3: Five Truths About Markets
  • Lesson 13.4: Seven Beliefs of Consistency
  • Lesson 13.5: Turning Performance Into a Marketing Message
  • Lesson 13.6: Clients Years and Prospect Years

Managing Yourself

What You Will Learn: The Habits of Professionals

  • Lesson 14.1: Tools to Increase Your Focus and Concentration

Building an Exponential Practice

What You Will Learn: How to Maximize the Resources of Your Team

  • Lesson 15.1: Systems Thinking
  • Lesson 15.2: Building Your System
  • Lesson 15.3: The Business Triangle
  • Lesson 15.4: Your Most Important Team Member
  • Lesson 15.5: The Four Jobs of Your Practice

Putting It All Together

What You Will Learn: Your Next Steps

  • Lesson 16.1: Next Action Plan
  • Lesson 16.2: For Level 1 Participants
  • Lesson 16.3: For Level 2 Participants
  • Lesson 16.4: For Level 3 Participants
  • Lesson 16.5: For Individuals or Family Asset Managers
  • Lesson 16.6: For Hedge Fund Managers
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