The 80/20 Manager: The Secret to Working Less and Achieving More

The 80/20 Manager

If there is one main theme that comes from reading The 80/20 Manager: The Secret to Working Less and Achieving More it is that Richard Koch advises, “Do not tackle everything with equal effort.” That’s because, as he explains, 20 percent of what you are doing in your business ends up generating 80 percent of the money. Understanding this concept can be helpful in both your private life as well as your business ventures.

In this book you will learn about what the 80/20 principle is and how to identify what those things are that make up the 80 percent of your income. By being able to zero on what those things are, you can apply more of your efforts to them, thus growing your business. Additionally, the book looks at such issues as why your strategy may not be working, handling the voice of opposition, and how to bring the right customers your way.

This book also takes a look at what those things are that bring about happiness. Using the information provided in this book can lay the foundation for growing your business without having to put in a lot more effort. It’s really about turning your focus and efforts to that which will provide the best return on investment.

The concept in this book is important for all business managers. You will find that, when applied, it can be helpful in growing your practice. Not only will it help you identify where you get your biggest return from, but it even sheds light on understanding your team of employees more. The 80/20 principle can be applied to many areas in your business and private life, making this book a must-read!

Koch also explains in this book that “To be successful, one has to measure what really counts.” This book helps you identify what really counts and explains why it’s so important.

Worked at Burleson Orthodontics. Attended University of Missouri–Kansas City. Lives in Kansas City, Missouri.