"4. Use alternative strategies. There are so many traders who lose and investors who fail at the stock market because they arenít thinking outside of the box. You must be willing to take alternative approaches to really find the success that you are looking for. Things like pump and dumps and short selling may not seem like the most logical step, but they can really make a difference and help you reach your goals. If you take a look at some of my live trades, you will see how often I take this approach. "
IMHO, the buttlet points in the articel apply not just to running a business or trading the markets - but to horse race betting as well.