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If you take time to identify the top-performing 20% of your efforts, you can focus on stewarding their growth and optimizing your efforts. This is the promise of the 80/20 Rule, but the trick is learning how to find it. The Concept and History In Brief The rule states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20%...
When people talk about the 80/20 Rule, they are most often referring to the idea that 20% of an effort produces 80% of the desired results. And that by focusing on enhancing that 20% you can optimize your business. However, there are a few problems with this concept and its intended business applications. 1. For starters, the commonly shared, watered...
You deserve a smart workspace that foster focused work. So does your team. Your email inbox is the opposite of that. If you’ve read my post on why the habit of zeroing out your inbox is killing you’re productivity, then you know that things need to change. If you haven’t read it, you might intuitively understand that the flood...
When you sit at your computer, if the first screen you pop open is your email inbox, it’s probably your goto workspace throughout your day. The inbox is a great place to be responsive to business needs and customers, but it’s overrun with distractions, that help you feel busy, kill time, get distracted and lose productivity. It’s probably time...
You’ve probably never heard of it. One of the simplest ways to regularly drive repeat customers and referrals is to strive to achieve and maintain operational integrity. Simply put it is the measure of alignment between your hype and your hustle, your words and your actions. And it is also the most commonly ignored aspect of just about every...