Wise & Wealthy: Writing that doesn’t get ignored and financial success

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#63 – March 27, 2023

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Wise: Persuasive writing tips

All good writing is persuasive by definition. 

Think about it. Would you read something that’s not enticing? With the millions of ways we can keep ourselves busy in today’s world, I certainly won’t.

I only read something when it’s so persuasive I can’t ignore it. And as a writer, my goal is to produce the same type of writing.

In fact, I believe every single word, sentence, and paragraph you write must be persuasive. 

Otherwise, it’s a waste of your time. 

In my new article, I share 10 rules that will make your writing so persuasive they can’t ignore it.

↳ 10 Rules to Make Your Writing so Persuasive People Can’t Ignore It

Wealthy: Writing and financial success

I started writing every day in 2015 when I felt stuck in my career. That’s how I discovered the true benefits of writing.

Since then, every area of my life has improved including my finances.

There’s of course more to it than that. But I do believe that writing has been the primary reason I got unstuck and built my dream career. 

The financial benefits of writing are often lost when people talk about writing. They think it’s only for professional writers.

Or these days people think that writing is obsolete. “Who cares about writing if AI can do it for you?” 

As if writing is the same thing as vacuuming your house. Sure, a robot can clean your floor and keep your house free of dust. 

But AI can’t improve your mind when it does your writing for you. 

↳ 5 Benefits of Writing That Lead to Financial Success

One interesting thing

One of the things I loved the most about David Goggins’ latest book, Never Finished, is how frugal he is. He writes:

“To this day, I abhor waste. I eat all my leftovers, and when my tube of toothpaste flattens out, I don’t just roll it up to squeeze out the remainder, I cut that *** open and put it in a Ziploc baggie until I’ve used every last drop. Everything must be utilized.”

This is coming from a person who has sold millions of books and doesn’t have any financial worries. Frugality is a virtue.

Thanks for reading! I hope you found this edition of Wise & Wealthy useful.

All the best,


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