Vilfredo Pareto's 80-20 Rule

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This principle given by Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian sociologist and economist, is also known as 80/20 rule. Understanding this rule can help you to stop procrastinating. Originally, Pareto derived his 80/20 rule on the observation that 80% of Italy’s wealth then belonged to just 20% of the Italian population.
By extension, the rule has been applied to all aspects of human endeavor. For instance, it’s the
 20 percent of the effort that produces the 80 percent of the result
 20 percent of the employees perform 80 percent of the task
 20 percent of the input creates 80 percent of the output
 20 percent of the cause creates 80 percent of the effects
 20 percent of the customers generate 80 percent of the profit
The list of 20/80 is endless. How can
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These days, there’s hardly any other kind of distraction that is as potent as the communication network. Likely your work involves being on the Internet. You might need to do some decisive settings on your system or browser. For example, why not disable or block emails and notifications that distract you?
Again, I’m accusing social media here; and rightly so. It can be a big distraction. I know some chronic procrastinators who have gone as drastic as deactivating their accounts on the social media. Some even uninstalled those apps. Well, I’m not recommending that for anyone and in my opinion, it’s somewhat extreme.
Nevertheless, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media are powerful tools that procrastination uses to steal your time. To confirm it, the next time you’re on Facebook or other social media, please check the amount of time you spend there. That will let you know where your time is if you’re finding out why you don’t have the time for important tasks. To prevent social media from stealing away your time, always disconnect your phone from the Internet when you’re at work. You might put your phone on the silence mode or even switch it off.
7. Stop

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