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Ola Olusoga (Co-founder/Populum)Like Charlie Munger once said: “I’ve long believed that a certain system - which almost any intelligent person can learn - works way better than the systems most people use [to understand the world]. What you need is a latticework of mental models in your head. And, with that system, things gradually fit together in a way that enhances cognition. Just as multiple factors shape every system, multiple mental models from a variety of disciplines are necessary to understand that system". You can read this book to start building a "latticework of mental models in your head".
If you're a sales and marketing professional, you can save 80 percent of your time and money by zeroing in on the right 20 percent of your market. By page 5 you'll be applying 80/20² and 80/20³ to gain 10X, even 100X the success.
- Slash time-wasters (page 117)
- Locate invisible profit centers in your business (page 31)
- Advertise to hyper-responsive buyers and avoid tire-kickers (page 93)
- Gain coveted positions on search engines (page 70)
- Differentiate yourself from rivals (page 67)
- Gain esteem in your marketplace (page 154)
Created by famed marketing consultant and best-selling author Perry Marshall, unique tools show you exactly how much money you're leaving on the table, and how to put it back in your pocket - then reinvest for even greater success.You'll identify untapped markets (page 164), incremental improvements and high-profit opportunities, gaining time and greater income potential.
"It is an easy read...very accessible, short chapters, and actually quite entertaining," says Susan Kruger, Master of Education & founder of SOAR Study Skills. This book is peppered with stories that demonstrate powerful sales principles.
Specially marked "Pareto Points" help you digest the most valuable 80/20 Rule applications in 1-5 minutes. Each chapter concludes with a Pareto Summary. The book features an online 1-page "80/20 Cheat Sheet."
The 80/20 Rule is an inviolable law of nature, which makes it the #1 organizing principle of every business. Perry shows how to laser focus the 80/20 Rule in outsourcing, hiring, publicity, controversy, market research, lead generation, and web traffic; online, offline and social media (page 82). He also shows you how to glean huge insights from tiny clues, not only in your own business but from competitors.
Supported by online services including The 80/20 Power Curve, which helps you find invisible money, and the Marketing DNA Test, a personal assessment that zeroes in on your natural selling assets, this timeless guide is a game-changer for seasoned and novice marketers and sellers.