How Vilfredo Pareto Might Be Limiting Your Sales Team
AUGUST 21, 2011
An airliner will consume less jet fuel when flying at 80,000 feet than it will at 30,000. Airlines will use less fuel if they have all their flights cruise at 80,000 feet. Vilfredo Pareto. Somewhere around 1906, economist Vilfredo Pareto observed that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of its citizens. Sometime later he noted that 80% of the peas in his garden came from 20% of the pods. Thus, the well-known 80/20 rule was born.