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Pareto’s Law Is the Antithesis of Excellence

The 80/20 rule helps beginners, but hinders greatness.

Photo by Lucija Ros on Unsplash

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…

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Niklas Göke

Niklas Göke

I write for dreamers, doers, and unbroken optimists. Read my daily blog here: https://nik.art/