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By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

Our current use of time is not rational. There is therefore no point in seeking marginal improvements in how we spend our time. We need to go back to the drawing board and overturn all our assumptions about time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Chose the niche that you enjoy, where you can excel and stand a chance of becoming and acknowledged leader.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

The 80/20 principle - that 80 percent of result flow from just 20 per cent of the causes - is the one true principle of highly effective people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

Laziness is the road to progress, but only when it is allied to intelligent thought and high ambition.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

The road to hell is paved with the pursuit of volume. Volume leads to marginal products, marginal customers, and greatly increased managerial complexity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

I make it a personal rule never to do anything that I don't really care about. It is surprising how much this cuts out.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

It is not shortage of time that should worry us, but the tendency for the majority of time to be spent in low-quality ways.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

In business the 80/20 principle is behind any innovation, any extra value. It is an entrepreneurial principle, a formula for value creation utilized not only by entrepreneurs, but by most managers and organizations.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Few people take objectives really seriously. They put average effort into too many things, rather than superior thought and effort into a few important things. People who achieve the most are selective as well as determined.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

It may be that you will be happiest in the rat race; perhaps, like me, you are basically a rat.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

If we want to sum up the theory of evolution by natural selection in two words, which have great relevance for all societies and businesses, we should simply remember: diversity works.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

The few things that work fantastically well should be identified, cultivated, nurtured, and multiplied.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

Where a chunk of business is simple, the chances are that it is.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

People think that creativity is largely a matter of talent, experience, or luck. They are wrong. Talent, experience, and luck are all key elements, but there is something more fundamental, accessible, and powerful that you can use to multiply your creative effect.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Conventional wisdom is not to put all of your eggs in one basket. 80/20 wisdom is to choose a basket carefully, load all your eggs into it, and then watch it like a hawk.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

There is no rush. If we think intelligently about what we can achieve with our time, we can be relaxed, even lazy. In fact, being lazy - having plenty of time to think - may actually be a precondition for achieving a great deal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Creation occurs when ideas and individuals collide and collude.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

What could you achieve that would make you proud, that no one else could do with the same ease?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

Those who seize the day become seriously rich.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

Marketing, and the whole firm, should devote extraordinary endeavour towards delighting, keeping for ever and expanding the sales to the 20 per cent of customers who provide 80 per cent.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

There is no shortage of time. In fact, we are positively awash with it. We only make good use of 20 per cent of our time.... The 80/20 principle says that if we doubled our time on the top 20% of activities, we could work a two-day week and achieve 60 per cent more than now.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

Use all the willpower at your disposal to make yourself happy. Construct the right stories about yourself - and believe them!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

Most of us don't work out what we want. And most of us end up with lopsided lives as a result.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

It is not that we are short of time....It is the way that we treat time, even the way that we think about it. A time revolution..is the fastest way to make a giant leap in both happiness and effectiveness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

The 80/20 Principle, like the truth, can make you free. You can work less. At the same time, you can earn more and enjoy more. The only price is that you need to do some serious 80/20 thinking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Celebrate exceptional productivity, rather than raise average efforts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

Instead of expending time to train yourself not to be afraid of snakes, avoid them altogether.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Richard Koch

Make the choice that you want to be happy. You owe it to yourself and you owe it to other people too.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

To get useful new ideas, we must go beyond our immediate circle and make contact with distant parts of the social system.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard Koch

80% of the results come from 20% of the causes. A few things are important; most are not.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard Koch

The key is to work out the few things that are really important, and the few methods that will give us what we really want.