I use it myself when investigating the root causes of failures, but it was brought closer to home when I was advised to apply the 80-20 rule when organising my schedule. It made me realise that I spent a significant quota of the working day doing jobs for other people rather than concentrating on the main objective. After this enlightenment, I wondered if the slow progress of turning my garden into paradise might also be due to a similar lack of focus.
|Paradise must definitely include deep purple ...|
Many a gardener would grimace at this sight, but it makes my heart sing.
|… and bright yellow too.|
|This is my garden posing for a photo.|
80% of sales are made by 20% of sales staff. When bosses recognise this they can put in place measures to determine who should be promoted or retrained.
|Should bluebells get the sack ? ...|
|... or maybe pieris just because it’s so unpopular.|
80% of computer errors are caused by 20% of bugs.
The wallflowers have been flowering since winter. They are in full glory now, just as long as you look at them from the right angle.
|Most of the errors in this garden are caused by planting in the wrong place.|
|Do the colours need to match in paradise ?|
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