2016-12-21 00:00:00 Productivity English Learn about the 80/20 rule, also called the Pareto principle, and how to use it to analyze certain aspects of your small business. https://d1bkf7psx818ah.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/08214538/business-owner-calculates-profits-using-the-80-20-rule.jpg The 80/20 Rule

The 80/20 Rule

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The 80/20 rule, also called the Pareto principle or the law of the vital few, states that approximately 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. To put it another way, 80% of the output comes from 20% of the inputs. This relationships holds true in economics, business, software, sports, and a wide variety of other areas.

In business, 80% of the profits often come from 20% of the products, or 80% of revenues may come from 20% of the clients. Do an 80/20 analysis on your revenues so you can identify time-wasting products or clients and take appropriate actions.

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