The 80/20 Principle
The Secret of Achieving More with Less
By Richard Koch and Richard Koch
The business classic and global bestseller. This new edition outlines a fresh understanding of the true power of the principle.
In the ten years since its first publication, The 80/20 Principle has become a business classic and a global bestseller. In this new edition Richard Koch outlines a fresh understanding of the true power of the principle.
And it is powerful: the 80/20 principle - the counter-intuitive yet prevalent fact that 80% of results flow from 20% of causes - is the one true principle of highly effective people and organisations and has stood the test of time. Many thousands of people throughout the world have found the principle useful at work, in their careers and in their personal lives. Koch outlines how with the 80/20 Principle we can achieve much more with much less effort, time and resources simply by concentrating on the all-important 20% thus controlling events instead of being controlled by them, and with several times the results.
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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13 Sep 2007
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Nicholas Brealey Publishing
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
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, bestselling author of Focus and Positioning
There are ideas in here that could change your life. — The Good Book Guide
Koch is a passionate 80/20er. Read this and you will be too. — Andrew Campbell, Ashridge Strategic Management Centre
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
We give this Dali-esque masterwork 5 stars... a beautiful collage of well-written prose... the book is worth many times its price. — The Weston Review
Through multiple examples, and a punchy down-to-earth commentary, Koch offers the first really useful advice we've seen in a management book for years. — Business Age