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So when you are making a list should you consider what task are your “vital few”?

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8020 

What – 80/20 is a productivity rule derived from the Pareto principle which states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.

Why – Time is increasingly becoming a valuable commodity for everyone. Whether it is during projects or outside of them, there are always multiple things to be working on. This is a simple rule which can help us save a lot of time and work smarter.

How – Spend time thinking about how to apply the rule and ask “what is the 80/20?”. There are a number of ways you can think about this question. One way might be to think about the material. Take languages for example: it makes sense to learn the 100 most used words in a language, rather than to start learning from a vocabulary book. In another scenario the material might be data. Microsoft noted that by fixing the…

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