Pareto's Rule: 80% of the outputs result from 20% of the inputs.
Parkinson’s Law: a task will swell in (perceived) importance and complexity in relation to the time allotted for its completion.
You should use both Pareto's rule and Parkinson's law synergistically. Keep the tasks that achieve the most results and finish them in a shorter amount of time.
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