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Pareto Principle is the observation, not law.

Pareto Principle is the observation, not law.

It can mean all of the following things:

  • 20% of the input creates 80% of the result.
  • 20% of the workers produce 80% of the result.
  • 20% of the customers create 80% of the revenue.

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