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Pareto in the Kitchen

Welcome to the third post in my mini-series about learning and the Pareto Principle. In this post I will share some thoughts about cooking and how to learn it. If you have read my posts about language learning and driving

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Do an “Unused Inventory Removal Session.” Do it Now.

Exercise 27: Do an “Unused Inventory Removal Session.” Do it Now. If you did the last exercise, there should be a lot of items and places marked with red tags. Take a time-out of twenty minutes from whatever you are

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Do a “Red Tag Session.” Do It Now.

Exercise 26: Do a “Red Tag Session.” Do it Now. Remember my last post about chaotic islands? I shortly mentioned the red tag concept. The idea is simple: items that are not regularly used in a work environment are marked

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How Many Chaotic Islands Do You Have?

Living on a tropic island is a dream for many people. Living with chaotic islands, on the other hand, can be a nightmare. A Chaotic Island is a seed of disorder around which more chaos grows. Click To Tweet In

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Make a List of Your Habits (Exercise)

Exercise 20: Make a list of all your habits. Once you have that list, mark every habit with “+” for a good one, “-“ for a bad one, “0” for a neutral one, and “?” for one you cannot decide

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