Alin Dragu

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    How to (ethically) cheat.

    I grew up in the 90s.

    Where the best video games in the world came from.

    Super Mario Bros.

    Contra.

    Zelda.

    Mortal Kombat.

    Sonic.

    And my brothers (Of whom I have 5 older brothers!) were massive video game nerds.

    We had the OG Nintendo, SNES, Sega, N64 — all of it!

    One of the games I remember playing the most with my brothers was 007 Goldeneye on N64.

    We’d do split-screen 4-player and all go after each other.

    And I’m embarrassed to say that they would absolutely…

    Wipe the floor with me!

    I tried rocket launchers, sub-machine guns, shotguns — anything to beat my brothers!

    I even invited my friends over to practice 007 with me so I could get better and crush my brothers.

    (I would annihilate my friends haha)

    But for whatever reason, I was no match for my older brothers.

    Until one day I discovered…

    They were cheating the entire time!

    That’s right!

    Before one of the matches started, I noticed them all furiously tapping their controllers… 🎮

    What the heck are they doing? Are they tapping in cheat codes!?

    Down

    Right

    Up

    C-Left

    C-Right

    A

    B

    Right

    Up

    Up

    🚨 Invincibility… ON! 🚨

    I threw my controller at them! No wonder I couldn’t win — I was playing the game on HARD mode and they we’re playing the game on CHEAT MODE!

    To which, my dear friend, is the exact conversation I have with many entrepreneurs and copywriters today.

    “Alin, I want to be a writer.”

    “Alin, I want to sell stuff to my email list.”

    “Alin, I want to build a business with copywriting.”

    To which I always ask them back…

    What is your Unfair Advantage?

    An Unfair Advantage is your 007 Invincibility Cheat Code.

    It’s the thing that you’re so naturally good at in business & life that it…

    ACTUALLY AND LITERALLY FEELS LIKE YOU’RE CHEATING.

    Most people tell you business is hard and I say it’s only hard because you’re playing the wrong game.

    For me, my Unfair Advantage is writing.

    I could write these daily emails all day long without any fatigue or running out of ideas.

    (I mean heck, I wrote 6 emails yesterday)

    To other people, that sounds like a literal hellish nightmare (to which I would say, writing is NOT a cheat code for you)

    And if it doesn’t FEEL like a Cheat Code, you’re going to play the game on HARD MODE.

    Instead of doing that, you can literally…

    Just play another game!

    Seriously — if writing isn’t your Unfair Advantage. Try video? Try coding? Try excel?

    Try things until it comes so naturally to you that it’s downright outrageous!

    So stop now and ask:

    1. Am I playing the right game?
    2. And if not, what game should I be playing?

    If you’re building a brand and feel like writing is your Unfair Advantage, let me give you another wild Cheat Code:

    https://writepublishchill.com/

    My micro-course on building passive income through writing is a cheat code because I practically shave 12 months of exploring how to build a brand online into less than 2 hours.

    You’re welcome!

    Until tomorrow — your friend,

    Alin “CHEAT MODE ON” Dragu

    P.S. What were your favorite games as a kid? Just curious =)

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