Our Story

2003-2004
Initial Spark

2003

Having just finished updating her University of Chicago Master’s thesis for academic publication, Denise was discussing with a fellow trader how most of the conventional wisdom regarding rationality versus emotion was outdated. The trader encouraged Denise to write an article for a more mainstream publication, but she was skeptical anyone would publish her.

2004

Denise’s first article, “Freud’s Path to Profits” gets published in Stocks, Futures and Options magazine. The first coaching request arrives. Denise asks for mentoring from the Modern Psychoanalysts she knows.  

2010-2015
Risk Psychology 2.0

2010

McGraw-Hill convinces Denise to write a book and MARKET MIND GAMES is born. With 5 star reviews even 8 years after publication,  “a veritable Rosetta Stone of trading psychology”, “game changing”, “a decade ahead of its time”, it’s still often recommended on Twitter. 

2012

Bill Long, FRM joined ReThink and now heads a number of initiatives including our HEADSx talent assessment. 

2015

Creators of Showtime’s hit series ‘Billions’ ask for Denise’s help on the development of the show’s character, Dr. Wendy Rhoades.

2016-2018
ReThink:Sports

2016

Bill and Denise build the Trader Brain Exercise for  Bloomberg Tradebook. It  launches in July to overwhelming success. 

Launched ReThink:Sports with help from a former CBS Sports’ executive. Denise gives first professional sports keynote to the US Ski and Snowboard Association Annual Meeting.

2018

Our first Olympic athlete client, snowboard racer Lindsey Jacobellis secured her first spot in the finals in three Olympics. 

John Burns, former CME Group trader, joins the ReThink Group.

We officially name our approach The Shull Method.

2019-2020
Directors & Agents 

2019

Sign the Human Performance department of Hendrick Motorsports to our roster of clients. 

Help a break-even hedge fund return 18%. 

Our team expands to include Evan Marks, a 25-year professional trader.

Denise is featured in The Athletic and The Akron Beacon Journal in regards to the Myles Garrett:Mason Rudolph incident during Browns vs. Steelers. 

Released our Conviction  Spectrum tool to select asset managers. 

Signed our first Broadway director, private equity executive and sports agent as clients.

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