In today's trading environment, you need more going for you than just a set of rules to make it as a trader. There's compliance, clearing and execution, legal, accounting, and creating a track record.
Most traders don't like the sales and marketing end, so they bury their heads and create trading models. Unfortunately, that is not the path to getting discovered by a seeder or allocator. An aspiring PM or trader needs to begin the thought and planning processes at the same time they are developing their models.
If you don't know what you're doing, take a course in sales and marketing.
Michael Martin ends this podcast by reiterating why you need to have your own model that you yourself have developed.