Pareto’s Law Is the Antithesis of Excellence
The 80/20 rule helps beginners, but hinders greatness.
It’s a sunny day in 1896 in Lausanne. After his morning coffee, Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto takes the usual stroll through his well-tended garden.
An engineer at heart, the new chair of the political economy of the University of Lausanne meticulously tracks the…