80/20 Daily

Your Day-by-Day Guide to Happier, Healthier, Wealthier, and More Successful Living Using the 8020 Principle

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Pub Date 10 Oct 2024 | Archive Date 2 Jul 2024
Nicholas Brealey US | Nicholas Brealey Publishing

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From the bestselling author of THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE, a book of daily advice to help you live better for less effort

THE UNIVERSE IS WONKY! Out of 300 movies released over 18 months, just 4 of them took 80% of box office receipts. Daily life is full of relationships like this. When you discover asymmetries in your own life, you can find ways to multiply results with much less effort, stress, time or money.

80/20 DAILY is million-copy bestselling author Richard Koch's most accessible exploration to date of the potential of 80/20 to transform your life. It features a year's worth of powerful daily insights to inspire you identify the 20% in your life that works so brilliantly you should be doing more of it - and far less of the 80% that is taking you nowhere.

80/20 IS LIFE-ENHANCING
The essence of 80/20 is identifying activities that have a high ratio of results to effort. In this day-by-day guide you'll discover how:

--A small proportion of your time generates most of your results.
--Fewer than 10 decisions in life are truly important.
--Four factors influence your happiness more than anything else.

80/20 is an invitation to share in delights without downsides; success as you define it, with as little or as much effort as you want to put in. Discover the magical power of intelligent laziness one day at a time with 80/20 DAILY.

From the bestselling author of THE 80/20 PRINCIPLE, a book of daily advice to help you live better for less effort

THE UNIVERSE IS WONKY! Out of 300 movies released over 18 months, just 4 of them took...


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80/20 Daily : Your Day-by-Day Guide to Happier, Healthier, Wealthier, and More Successful Living Using the 8020 Principle. This book will help you to discover new ways to become happier, better off, less stressed and more successful. The author applies the 80/20 to all kinds of scenarios, problems and in unexpected situations. The book is presented in short easy to digest chapters, each one containing a useful summary at the end. All manner of famous people from scientists to business and political leaders are used as examples. It is an easy read with lots of new ideas and food for thought. Great book for anyone wanting to get more out of life.

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Overall this was an easy read. Great tips for reducing stress and increasing happiness. I enjoyed this book and recommend it to others.

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This was an enjoyable read. It was very informative and I learned a lot of great success tips. I would highly recommend this book.

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I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in a day to day guide in successful living. A new way of being happier and less stressed.

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I enjoyed reading this book and I am currently implementing what I learn in my daily routine. I believe human behaviour can be changed and, by following the 80/20 principle, I can create new, useful habits for myself.

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Found out a little too late that this is more of a workbook companion to a more through book on the 80/20 theory, so that should be read first. I don’t think this book is completely useless without the prior reading, but it would definitely help! Any book in a workshop format really appeals to my AuDHD, so I’m happy to have it!

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Interesting book - as ever with a self-help book, I'd already got some of the ideas from other sources, but there was new ways of looking at things here to take away with me., so it was worth reading. I would say that a paperback copy to flick back and forward through would have been slightly easier to use than the kindle version, but that's personal preference.

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“If you expect life to be easy, you will be disappointed and frustrated. But if you expect life to be difficult, you can take the difficulties in your stride and take pride in overcoming them. By expecting life to be difficult, it is no longer difficult. The difficulty is discounted. It no longer matters, except as a stepping-stone to greater self-confidence.” - Richard Koch

I thoroughly enjoyed reading 80/20 Daily. I have not read Richard Koch's earlier works but found this book to stand on its own well. The book provides a number of examples of ways in which our lives are ruled by the 80/20 principle. As a student of chaos theory and complexity science, I could relate to the need for a change in perspective and a change in how we operate in both life and business. Recognizing chaotic patterns, learning to be okay with a lack of control, and the strength in weak links are all principles that will lead to greater creativity, more innovation and a decrease in overall stress. This book makes me want to read more by Richard Koch.

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Hey folks, just wanted to share my thoughts on this book I recently picked up.
- It's all about this concept called the 80/20 rule, where you focus on the vital few things that really make a difference.
- One example they give is how 20% of your efforts often lead to 80% of your results.
- I've started applying it to my work and personal life, and I gotta say, I'm seeing some positive changes.
- It's not a magic solution, but it's definitely helping me prioritize better and feel more balanced.
- This book helps you to work smarter, not harder everyday

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Really interesting read from Richard Koch exploring the intersection between selectivity and success . I was relatively new to the 80/20 principle but Koch breaks it down in such easily digestible and short chapters - and it all resonated really deeply with me. I have never highlighted so many chapters and quotes in a book and will definitely be dipping and diving into this for a long time yet. I have already found myself applying this wisdom to my life and finding greater joy in the things I choose to dedicate my time to. Highly recommend for those who - as Koch describes are intelligent, idle and ambitious.

Many thanks to Nicholas Brealey, Richard Koch & NetGalley for an advanced reader copy in exchange for my review.

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80/20 Daily is a very easy-to-read book that uses various practical examples in which the rule can be applied in different spheres of life. For me, as a leader in the recruitment field, I found the references to leadership and management, approaches to more effective recruitment, and the mention of smart laziness people (and the value they ultimately bring) particularly interesting. Although these were the topics that interested me the most, the book is sufficiently comprehensive, covering almost every topic one can imagine in everyday life.

I thank the author for giving me the opportunity to access this reading in advance.

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"The 80/20" by Richard Koch offers daily advice to help readers live better lives with less effort. Drawing on the principles of the bestselling book "The 80/20 Principle," Koch explores how identifying and leveraging asymmetries in various aspects of life can lead to greater success and fulfillment.

Koch demonstrates how the 80/20 principle applies to everyday situations, showing readers how a small proportion of their efforts often yields the majority of results. Through insightful daily reflections, readers are encouraged to identify the 20% of activities that bring the most value and focus on them, while minimizing time and energy spent on less productive endeavors.

What sets this book apart is its practical approach to enhancing life by focusing on what truly matters. Koch emphasizes the importance of making fewer but more impactful decisions, and highlights key factors that influence happiness. By embracing the concept of intelligent laziness, readers can achieve success on their own terms, with as little or as much effort as they choose to invest.

Overall, "The 80/20" offers a valuable roadmap for optimizing productivity and satisfaction in daily life. With its accessible format and actionable insights, it's a must-read for anyone seeking to maximize their potential and live more intentionally.

I rate it 4 stars out of 5.

Thank you Richard Koch, Crown Currency & Netgalley for the opportunity to read this advance copy

Tags: Productivity, Self-Help, Personal Development, Efficiency, Happiness.

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The universe works in mysterious ways! Results and causes can be unpredictable, but there is a pattern to them, known as the 80/20 principle. This principle states that 80 percent of results come from 20 percent of causes, and sometimes even from a smaller, more powerful portion. When you recognize these imbalances in your life, you can harness them to achieve greater results with less effort, stress, time, or money

By identifying activities with a high ratio of results to resources, such as effort or time, you can tap into the essence of the 80/20 principle. It's not just about achieving success; it's also about finding happiness and reducing stress for yourself and others. Opportunities to apply the 80/20 principle are everywhere in life, waiting to be discovered.

Traditionally, the 80/20 principle has been associated with business and economics. However, the author's mission is to expand its application to all areas of your life. By embracing the 80/20 principle, you can greatly enhance your peace of mind, joy, achievements, and positive impact on the people around you.

To make the most of the 80/20 principle, it's crucial to constantly ask yourself: What are the vital few things in my life that contribute to the majority of my success? What actions or experiences have a significant positive impact, and how can I incorporate more of them into my life? Don't assume you already have the answers; take the time to think creatively and explore the possibilities.

Whether you're in business, entertainment, media, or any other field, you can achieve success while enjoying a more relaxed approach. The true essence of the 80/20 principle lies in the pursuit of finding better ways of doing things or discovering activities that bring greater fulfillment. Embrace the mindset of doing more with less, and know that countless opportunities await you on this journey.

This book is not only informative but also an enjoyable read. It offers valuable insights and success tips that can bring about positive changes in your life. I highly recommend it to anyone seeking personal growth and a better understanding of the 80/20 principle.

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This is a brilliant guide to how to hack your life on a daily basis, how to use the 20% of things you do that work best for you to influence the other 80% of your life, It’s full of practical ideas and motivation for living your best, most satisfying life. I loved it and am brimming with enthusiasm to put the ideas into action.

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A great look at how to use the 80-20 rule to reduce stress, be more productive, and achieve more happiness, with loads of helpful examples. Recommended!

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Arghhhh! I want to tape these pages around my office and desk! Outstanding advice is found within and the writing style makes it feel like it would be easily applicable.
Rabbit holes can eat up time for us all and the encourages us that if we use discipline and focus on our personal 20% our quality of life will greatly improve. I am purchasing copies for each of my grown kids!

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