One evening at a press conference, a man working for the U.S. treasury who had just solved a major counterfeit ring was told by a reporter, “You must spend a lot of time studying counterfeit bills to be able to recognize them so easily.” “No,” he responded, “I don’t ever study counterfeit bills, I spend my time studying genuine bills, then the imperfections are easy to recognize.”

What is the lesson for us in this response? Listen to the insights in the video below: