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The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule states that, in any particular domain, a small number of things account for the majority of the results.

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  • Given enough practice and enough time, the thing that previously seemed ineffective can become very effective. You get good at what you practice.
  • The process of learning a new skill or starting a new company or taking on a new adventure of any sort will often appear ...

  • The 80/20 Rule will help you find the useful things in your past and get more of them in the future. But if you don’t want your future to be more of your past, then you need a different approach.
  • The downside of being effective is t...

One of the most trusted approaches is to use the Pareto Principle, which is more commonly known as the 80/20 Rule.

A new path will never look like the most effective option in the beginning.

The 80/20 Rule is like a form of judo for life and work. By finding precisely the right area to apply pressure, you can get more results with less effort. 

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