Analyzing the quote “The goal of a successful trader is to make the best trades. Money is secondary.” – Alexander Elder
This is an interesting quote. What it means is that you have to be patient. What it means is that you have to be able to take many losses in a row and not care about the immediate financial consequences. It means that profit is the result of many, many trades and not just one or even ten.
Every trading approach will have streaks of bad trades, of losses. Every profitable trading approach works in the long run, beyond these bad streaks. Every profitable trading approach will have generally shorter bad streaks.
Every trading approach will also have streaks of good trades – learn more about price action. Every profitable trading approach will generally have longer good streaks. Do the math. All you have to do is keep taking the trades that look best to you and according to your profitable trading approach. Nothing else. Then comes the profit.