The 80/20 Principle

The 80/20 Principle : The Secret of Achieving More with Less: Updated 20th anniversary edition of the productivity and business classic

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Twenty years after its first publication, The 80/20 Principle is a global bestseller read by millions of highly effective people around the world.

Now, it is more powerful and essential than ever.

In the past, the principle gave those who used it a serious advantage. In the future, it will be the essential tool for anyone who wants to succeed.

And it is powerful. Based on the counter-intuitive but widespread fact that 80% of results flow from 20% of causes, The 80/20 Principle shows how you can achieve much more with much less effort, time and resources, simply by concentrating on the all-important 20%.

This major new edition includes four brand new chapters showing how to:
* Use the rise of networks to your advantage
* Benefit from more acute 90/10 and 99/1 forms of the principle
* Tap into your subconscious to exert a super-potent and amazingly favourable influence on your life
* Enjoy greater success with 5 mega rules to live by
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 30mm | 427g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 1857886844
  • 9781857886849
  • 3,710

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The 80/20 principle is the cornerstone of results-based living. Read this book and use it. Tim Ferriss, author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek'
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The 80/20 principle is the cornerstone of results-based living. Read this book and use it. -- Tim Ferriss, author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' For the 20th-anniversary edition [Koch] has added new chapters that bring it right up to date. Much has been written about the New Economy over the past couple of decades and a lot of it has been found to have been misguided,... but Koch seems to have put his finger on one of the things that marks out the real winners in this new era... networks. We should be grateful that, thanks to Koch and those whose ideas he has built upon, we have a better notion of what is going on. -- Roger Trapp * Forbes * A classic... the 20th anniversary edition that has been rewritten and warmed up to address how the world has changed since the digital revolution. But the 80/20 rule itself remains as rock solid as it was when it was first described by 19th-century Italian engineer Vilfredo Pareto. A genuine management must-read. * E&T magazine * Time management is not about organising your daily tasks, it is about organising your essential daily tasks, and dumping the rest. Koch has made millions from this - a bestseller based on just one idea - proving that it works. * GQ's 25 Best Business Books * Congratulations! The 80/20 Principle is terrific. -- Al Ries There are ideas in here that could change your life. * The Good Book Guide * Both astute and entertaining, this is an intriguing book to help people concentrate on not wasting their lives. -- Professor Theodore Zeldin, St Anthony's College, Oxford
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About Richard Koch

Richard Koch is a highly successful author, investor and entrepreneur, having made large returns from businesses as diverse as hotels, restaurants, personal organisers and consulting. A former partner at consulting firm Bain & Co, and co-founder of The LEK Partnership, the fastest growing and most profitable 'strategy boutique' of the 1980s, Richard now lives the 80/20 way between Gibraltar, Spain, Portugal and South Africa.
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