Posts by Sean Sergio

Sean Sergio is PhD student turned blogger who writes about the psychology of successful business and living. He is on a mission to reprogram his mind one thought at a time. Visit him at siamohajer.com and check out his books at siamohajer.com/books.

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4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown

On a beautiful Pittsburgh morning in 1995, McArthur Wheeler decided to rob a bank. Not just one bank, but two. McArthur had a secret plan, one that he thought would make him exceptionally successful. It involved something very sour, a lemon.

McArthur had just recently discovered the “invisible ink,” a substance commonly used in elementary science class. Lemon juice, when used as ink on paper and dried, only appears visible when heated. Unfortunately for McArthur, his ingenious plan involved …