In order to get to the next step motivation and discipline are always required but even more so, the people who succeed in trading usually have an exceptional amount of motivation and discipline. How do people get these two qualities? Usually, these come from having experienced intense pain which causes the brain to then focus on avoiding that in the future. Lazy and unsuccessful people may not have experienced enough pain yet. By the time they do, it may be too late so the wise person will become motivated now immediately and not wait for more pain first.