Monthly Archives: May 2013

Strategies for Using the Pareto Principle

Did you read my post about the Pareto Principle? Today I want to discuss how you can derive strategies for change from it. Check out these strategies for using the Pareto Principle. Click To Tweet

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Achieve Enough with Less Effort (Pareto Principle)

To my mind, it is impossible to write about self-improvement without addressing the Pareto Principle. Pareto was an Italian economist who observed (at the beginning of the 20th century) that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20%

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Nobody is perfect (Exercise)

Exercise 18: Find three things in your day to day live you are absolutely satisfied. For each of it, find five ideas for improvement. ‘Nobody is perfect’ can be a lame excuse – or a challenge. Click To Tweet For

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Improving What is Good Already

The fifth principle of Lean Self is “Continuously improve. Towards perfection.” That implies that you even improve when something seems to be good. You could rephrase this: Everything can become better than it is already. Click To Tweet Better means

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Why You Need an Improvement Plan

We come back to the issue of continuous improvement. Earlier, I discussed how important it is to do small improvement steps. Except for waste reduction, I did not discuss in detail what to improve and how to improve. There is

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