Tag Archive: 80-20

A Summary of The One Thing

For the past few weeks, I have been writing short summaries of some great books that can help the reader grasp the fundamental concepts within a few minutes. This not only helps a person who has not read that book…
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The Next Thing

The Next Thing

One of my favorite books is The One Thing in which the authors describe the concept of time blocking of up to 4 hours to focus on the most important task each day. Their philosophy is that the person who…
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Being Short and Concise

Blaise Pascal once wrote, “I only made this letter longer because I had not the leisure to make it shorter.” One of the most significant changes the age of Internet has brought in our lives is the availability of time….
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A Summary of The Slight Edge

Here is a brief summary of one of my favorites books The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. It explains one of the simplest yet the most useful ideas that should be necessarily understood by every person on the planet. There…
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The Key to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

After years of experience, I deduced the single most important factor that makes a person overcome the fear of public speaking and determines how good a presentation one can deliver. If 80/20 rule was applied here, this factor solves the…
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How to Apply Parkinson’s Law

Categories of priorities

Parkinson’s Law states: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. We have discussed it before in the context of simplifying a day. Everyone has observed how we have postponed a task nearer to its deadline,…
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Daily Habits – Prologue

When we talk about life, a life of purpose is mostly about creating something worthwhile, whether it is in art, science, or anything else. The door of every creation opens through some kind of pain that has to be endured….
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Turning Ideas into Reality

Every human being is creative. Many a times we have good ideas that never get translated into actions and consequently never materialize. GTD framework is a great tool in clearing the task queue, as well as the projects broken down…
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4 Pillars of a Successful Day

The rising and falling of sun is always fascinating, maybe because it is a symbol of our lives in general. Soft and gentle in the start, getting stronger, warmer and fierce until its peak, becoming kind and pleasant later and…
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