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August 12, 2009 at 5:59 pm

The 80/20 Rule is Alive and Well…How to Leverage These Little Numbers for Big Results in Your Business

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Leveraging Your 80/20The 80/20 Rule, or what’s known as the Pareto Principle, has been around since 1906, but don’t let old age lull you into thinking the idea is old-fashioned or out-dated.  It’s alive and well and more relevant than ever for top companies looking to leverage growth in a challenging economy.  Like anything else in this world, it’s all in how you use it!

 A little history lesson.  The “birthright” of this principle was thought to have originated with economist Vilfredo Pareto back in 1906, when he used it to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his country.  Twenty percent of the people owned eighty percent of the property and wealth.  Dr. Joseph Juran, however, a management pioneer in the 1930s and 1940s, was the one to come up with a universal “law” or “principle” of the “vital few and trivial many” which described the idea that 20% of something always are responsible for 80% of the results.  Juran used Pareto’s observation in his writings and the name Pareto’s Principal rooted. 

Now – why it’s important to you!  I know what you’re thinking, “So, how does this relate to MY business?”  That, of course, will depend on you!  Applied effectively and consistently, these two little numbers can change the course of your future in many ways, most notably in terms of your business and life FOCUS.   After all, when it’s said and done, what you focus on MOST will determine your direction, your success and your well being both as a person and a business owner.  Let’s look at three ways the 80/20 Rule can help you focus on what’s important and leverage big results: 

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Written by jimschimpf

August 6, 2009 at 6:55 pm

The word of the month is FOCUS!

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Focus FactorsFind it, develop it, and share it to build the business you’ve always imagined. 

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Finding new ways to build bottom-line revenue for customers in today’s market is essential for us – and obviously for them.  That’s why we’re consistently keeping our eye on the ball and our finger on the pulse of what’s happening in your industry.

Written by jimschimpf

August 6, 2009 at 2:26 pm

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