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The One Real Way to Earn Money Quick

And one real way to lose all of it quick

By Lucy Dan (she/her/她)Published 3 years ago 1 min read
The One Real Way to Earn Money Quick
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The one real way

That people earn money

Real quick

Is to tap into

Your fundamental fear

Of scarcity.


They tap into

Your insecurities,

Your fears about

What’s not enough,

Whether that’s

Not having enough to put food on the table

Not being pretty enough

Not successful enough

Not knowledgable enough

Not liked or accepted enough


It taps into

That lizard brain

The one that’s excitable and passionate and fearful and quick

The one that makes snap judgments on little info

The one that misses the signs that are telling you

Actually, this isn’t right for you.


The best way to lose money quick

Is to fall into their trap.


This poem is a PSA;


I want you to leave with just

these questions:

If they really became rich doing something,

Why are they charging billions of dollars to teach you their secret?


If you choose to try them out:

Continually evaluate,

Are they giving you lessons of value,

Or are they giving you generic advice that you can Google,

Promising more tailored lessons at ever-increasing rungs of the ladder?

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