Applying the 80/20 Rule To Get More Done With Less

The last week or so, I’ve been having to balance out work and family even more so than usual. For obvious reasons. ;) And family has mostly won. But, it really brings to mind the whole balancing act.

Over at, I talked about the 80/20 rule briefly in a post and I thought I would expand upon it somewhat today. It is otherwise known as the Pareto principle. Simply put, it says:

bullseye80% of your results come from 20% of your efforts.

Now, the exact 80/20 ratio is immaterial here and it may not hold exactly true in all cases. However, I think you will find, across the board, that most of the benefits in your life come from roughly 20% of your work.

The “trick” is simply to focus on the 20% and not get so worked up over the 80%. When you do that, you’ll find that you can work less, but make either the same amount of effect or more. Leer más “Applying the 80/20 Rule To Get More Done With Less”